How To Make Models

You must have often made models for school projects. Models are a three dimensional reproduction of something on a smaller scale and so look much cuter than the original version. For many, making models is a favourite pastime. What about you?

Materials required

Models can be made with anything found around the house. The materials which are usually used are paper, wood, clay, wax, plasticine, play dough, cardboard, plaster of Paris, thermocole, papier-mache etc.

You will also need scissors, glue, a modeling knife, paints, coloured paper, crepe paper and of course a picture of the thing or building you are going to make a model of.

What to make?

Models can be made of important and famous buildings and monuments like t the leaning tower of Pisa, the pyramids of Egypt, the ruins of Great Wall Of China, Taj Mahal, etc.

Otherwise, you could make a model of a ship, engine, train, plane, bridge, car, computer, telephone, television or an island, a river, a desert, an oasis, a garden, a forest etc.

Tiny airports, railway stations and markets can also be made. Use small dolls where people are needed and cotton dabbed in green paint to show tiny shrubs.

Girls who like to play with dolls can make a dollhouse. Wrapping paper can make good wallpaper and coloured tissue paper would look good as curtains. Small pieces of carpets, matchboxes, stickers, thread, little pots and pans could also come handy.

So look around you, use your imagination and make a model of your favourite thing.

Why make models?

Models serve as good decoration pieces for your drawing room. They are ideal gifts for they are hand made and so very special.

This hobby gives you a chance to be creative and can be very useful if your teacher gives you a project on some topic.

You can earn money too by selling some aesthetically beautiful, intricately made models of famous buildings and other monuments.

Models are pleasing to the eye and can be made with easily available materials. So make some models and impress others with your talent!

Models serve as good decoration pieces for your drawing room. They are ideal gifts for they are hand made and so very special.

This hobby gives you a chance to be creative and can be very useful if your teacher gives you a project on some topic.

You can earn money too by selling some aesthetically beautiful, intricately made models of famous buildings and other monuments.

Models are pleasing to the eye and can be made with easily available materials. So make some models and impress others with your talent!

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Comments 40 comments

hey 7 years ago

hey this is good


auev 7 years ago

nice....im making one 2...


magued maurice 7 years ago

i'am now is working as a sales manager in my company for the 3d printer.that allows you to get the model by a very simple way ..just make your 3d file or drawing and send it to the machine,and in a few minutes you will get your model with it's colors


HI!!!!! 6 years ago

i hav 2 make the taj mahal out of clay... ideas??? thx!


Dhriti Morris 6 years ago

i love making models but it is very hard to make em


sweetspirit 6 years ago

sup guys

i've to make a model of taj mahal and i also have to make it outaa clay plz tell if ya knw any gd ideas!!!!!!!!!!!!!


it's me! 6 years ago

omg i also have to do a model of the taj mahal!!!


Me 6 years ago

i have to make a model of an island...any ideas?


pratik 6 years ago

i have model of a ropeway if anybody has any idea for what type of model should i make related to physics than please send your comment .....


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iligan3pm 6 years ago from Philippines

i haven't tried building structures yet but i might built one soon after reading this hub.


Sajita 6 years ago

My daughter who is a 4th standard student needs to make a model of an oasis, please give me some ideas.


Sarz 6 years ago

I'm in 5th grade and i need to make a taj mahal out of snack boxes and then paint it


ishleen 5 years ago

omg!


cheesy! 5 years ago

This website is good but it dosent tell you how to make the Taj Mahal! and i need to know how to make that for my project!


linzeypinzey 5 years ago

Does any one know how to make a taj mahal? I have to make one for school and can't figure it out.


KOOL 5 years ago

DO U KNOW HOW TO MAK A MODLE OF THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA


dhanya 5 years ago

how to make a model of propyne in thermocole


Tanushree Singh 5 years ago

do u know how to make model of SEGOVIA ???????


naina 5 years ago

please give me some idea about the hand made model of great wall of china that how i made it by hand


unnati 5 years ago

hey guys,sup i am here to ask that how to make a model of great wall of china using p.o.p,thermocol and cardboard?????????????????????????????????????


isaac 5 years ago

thanks for info


gipson 4 years ago

nice


pinky 4 years ago

great but...................


vaibhav baldua 4 years ago

i want to make a working 3d racing track on thermacol sheet please help me


ramish khan 4 years ago

these paintings are very best!!!!!!!!!!!!


Ayushi 4 years ago

I have to make a model of Taj Mahal any ideas??????


shivam 4 years ago

this is good


priyanka 4 years ago

i want to make a titanic ship with thermacoal for my project


ras 4 years ago

great idea


person 4 years ago

i need to know how to mae a good pyramid for school because it is due tommorow


saima 4 years ago

pls help me making a model of palace..........i need ideas plssssssssssss help!


mouhamed 4 years ago

i have to make a train out of clay any ideas


joe 4 years ago

i have to make a pyrmid out of play doy i don't know how though any oppinone


naman 4 years ago

i have to make a green house project


tracy 4 years ago

can i use clay to build leaning tower of pisa


sindhu 4 years ago

wow i bow for this wonderful art:)


kanchan 4 years ago

hey, does anybody know how to make a mobile model by the help of thermocol?


ashima syal 4 years ago

i hav to make racing track on thermacol. Plz help me..


rana 4 years ago

i have to make a special model of a library,for my progect any ideas?


dana 4 years ago

someone,help me i need a library model for my project

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