Not only do great dioramas place models in historical context, they use
figures, buildings, and groundwork to relate something about a vehicle
or event. And the best ones tell a story that's easy to see. A small
scene, or vignette, removes distractions and leaves no questions about
the builder's purpose. A small scene also means fewer elements, so the
modeler's choices of figures, poses, and positioning have to be spot-on.
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