Interested in model making and have been experimenting with 3d Printing Scenery

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Hi Everyone,
I have not had much experience in the modeling world but I am interested in learning more. I am an mechanical engineer and have access to sophisticated tools such as 3D printers, mills, lathes and the like.

My first project was a 3d printed female character for beach scenes in O and HO scales they can be seen here and here

http://www.ebay.com/itm/140906549782

http://www.ebay.com/itm/140906550347

Is anyone else out there using 3D Printing and digital sculpting to create parts for model railroads?

Also if I were to start creating custom figures what type and scale should I work at? Should I paint them or not?

Looking for feedback
 





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