High above the world, where peaks pierce the heavens and valleys slumber beneath, there’s a hue that captures the enigma of elevated realms: “Montagna Nuvolosa”. This shade embodies the fleeting embrace between rugged mountains and the soft tendrils of clouds. It’s the silvery-blue of highland mists rolling over ancient rocks, the shadowed tones of crevices hidden from the sun, and the ethereal glow of mountaintops cradling the first light of dawn. “Montagna Nuvolosa” speaks of the solitude found in altitudes, the whispered tales of winds that have seen the world from great heights, and the dreamlike state where earth and sky become one. Within its depths, one feels the call of distant summits, the reverence of nature’s grandeur, and the humbling experience of standing amidst clouds, where the world seems both vast and intimately close.
POWDER FOR DIORAMA AND NATIVITY SCENE BASES by COLLE21
RESIN: Derived from certain plants. Dried to reduce drying times.
POZZOLANA: Of volcanic origin, rich in minerals and partly rocky. Provides color, binding properties, and water resistance. Contains silicates of aluminum, calcium, and iron. In nature, serves as a fertilizer for plants.
ALUMINUM CALCIUM: Contains aluminum oxide. A mix of bauxite and calcium carbonate baked at high temperatures to produce iron and aluminum oxides. Accelerates solidification.
Environmentally Friendly: Composition is environmentally conscious.
Quantity: 250g of COLLE21 powder + COLLE21 vinyl + water = 400 ml of product.
Safety: Non-toxic. No primer required. Reduced drying times, in just a few minutes.
Instructions for Use:
Mix 60g of powder, 20g of COLLE21 vinyl glue, and 2 teaspoons of water.
After mixing the paste, spread about 2mm of product onto the base.
Decorate quickly (within 5 minutes max).
If more water is added, the paste becomes tough and harder to dry.
Possible decorations: stones, grass, gravel, moss, twigs, dry leaves, etc.
For a cracked earth effect: use less water.
For a dust effect: after spreading the paste, sprinkle and moisten with a spray.
Coloring: Possible with earths and pigments.
Dry use: Ideal as mortar between bricks.
Use as stucco: Applicable on various materials, including polystyrene, wood, ceramic, etc. Thanks to the resin, no primer is needed.
For a realistic ground: Dab with a damp brush after application.
Use as glue: Perfect for static grass.
For further tips and demonstrations, check out the videos by Francesca Diorama.