Below is the quickest and easiest way to get people on your layout, buy decorated people. The problem is they cost much more than doing it yourself. These 5 people cost around $4.
Below are 6 other decorated people. They
for about $5.
Below are the first of the people I decorated myself. These came with the next group for about $4 total. I paint them assembly line style. For example, first I paint the skin color, then the khaki on the pants for some of them, etc. This makes decorating them go fairly quickly. All of the next three groups were done in two nights. Remember to choose colors that go with your era. Not many people in the late 70's were wearing poodle skirts, but lots of brown clothes were common as was denim.
Below are sitting people. Great for park
or for just plain relaxing on the job.
Below are drivers. They have no legs below
This is great for putting into trucks, cars, or
forget to put plenty of people in vehicles.
Below is the major project coming up for me when
to people. There are 130 people in this box to get
Preiser makes great figures. They come in literally
poses. I highly recommend them to populate your layout.