Hello Guys! I'm trying to create a miniature classroom for one of my next films. Any ideas on how to make a Classroom set?

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Same as any set or prop - look at a real one, and make it like that, only smaller!
I guess you would start with a room, at least one wall, maybe two or three. How do we know it's a classroom? The first thing I can think of is a blackboard on the wall, don't know if they even have those any more, but it would probably help anyway. Then the teacher's desk, facing the class. Then some student desks in rows, facing the teacher.
How you make them depends on what tools and materials you can get your hands on. It also depends on the style you want, is it realistic, or is everything meant to look like it is made of clay?
I might make the walls from particle board, but if I didn't have a power saw I might use foamcore, which is polystyrene foam sandwiched between thin card, and can be cut with a boxcutter or Stanley knife. Foam core costs money, so if I was broke I might look out for cardboard boxes made of thicker corrugated card. I made some buildings from the box my computer came in, and I found a box from a big screen TV that was about 8mm thick and worked well. Corrugated card can also be cut with a knife, I cut it partway through and fold it to make the corner of a room. If you cut a window in the card, you need to hide the edges, usually with the window framing which can be made of thinner solid card. Thin strips of card can also make the framing around the blackboard.
I would use 3mm ply or MDF to make desks, which I would cut on the bandsaw or circular saw. Foamcore could look ok but might not be solid enough if you were animating a character at that desk.
I paint my sets with water based acrylic paint. It's actually wall paint, accent base for strong colours, white for pale pastel colours. You can get small sample pots made up in different colours. With black, white, and the primary and secondary colours you can mix up other shades as needed. Go for the matte finish, not the gloss.

There are always a few different ways and materials to make anything, so if the way I do it doesn't suit your tools or budget, there will usually be another way.

It also depends what kind of classroom - is it a university lecture hall or a 1st grade class? If it's for kids you could have bulletin boards with crayon drawings (can find them on the web and print them upoin miniature) tacked onto them, maybe print out one of those alphabet plaques with block letters and cursive. Cheesy motivational posters here and there. Lots of little desks, floor tiles printed out and glued down. Maybe a chair rail around the room and a radiator, trash can… just brainstorming. A little bookshelf or 2. One of those roll down screen things behind the desk with big maps inside. Or just print up a couple of maps and pin them up. 10 years ago I would have said for a community college add ashtrays, but of course that doesn't work anymore.. 

I just googled Classroom, clicked on images, and there are plenty of examples.  They even break it up into Primary and High School, and you could google University Lecture Theatres if you wanted more of a college look.

Most images I found have chairs/desks with tubular steel legs.  I would probably use steel or aluminium rod for that.  But if I didn't want to be bending metal rod, I would just go for a desk design that is made of planks of wood.  Long tables would take less work to make than the individual combination chair-desk units.

Most of the blackboards are actually green - I wouldn't have thought of that if I didn't google it. They have a frame around them, and a ledge on the bottom to place the chalk and eraser.  They never look totally clean, there is always some whitish smears from where stuff has been erased.  

I agree with Strider, maps and posters and stuff you can print out at the size you need are a good way to cover a lot of wall and give a classroomy feel to it.  

I vaguely remember a row of windows along one side in most classrooms, but that means more work painting a view of what would be outside, so you don't need to do that. 

I'm trying to tell stories about my middle school years. About how I was the Wall-flower of my class! Mainly stories about me in English and Science class! Thank you nick!

Hi Dinoman,

if you use Foam board a word of warning that i found that it  was hard to cut without  shredded and bumpy-edged but you can get great results.

Good luck with it,

Lewis

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