The Big Picture.
A stunning photograph of Peter Dillen’s masterclass in forced perspective.
No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you: this is a model and not a painting! It’s called ‘Ijsselstein’ and was created by Dutch mastermodeller Peter Dillen, whose speciality is forced perspective. ‘Ijsselstein’ made its final public appearance at the 2017 Warley National Model Railway Exhibition. For more, see p146. Photograph: CHRIS NEVARD