Which is why I landed up making 3 "mini" airships and this 1/2 one on the wall.
This airship had to have a light inside. It also had to sit flush on the wall.
They suggested I put this in a vice and squeeze it till I got it to the desired degree I needed to build my airship. Thankfully it had holes in and I could screw the wood into place.
I glued a huge piece of fabric over the frame of the airship using gel medium. I use this to seal the holes in the fabric so that you don't see the shape of the fluorescent light fitting inside and she just glows.
I added the "port holes" which were really the waterproof hatches from the Rope Store (spray painted of course...) with a 1/2 a Christmas ornament glued on and alcohol inked. I added some silver fake sticky backed tread plate behind the windows for interest.
I made a stamp to print the TNT onto the barrels by die cutting foam and sticking it onto acetate and then used white paint to print with. Finally I watched a Youtube video on how to knot the string and covered them all in mini nets.