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3DLewis' Galaxy Class

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  • Chris2005Chris2005469 Posts: 3,042Member
    I'm guessing you're going with a more Generation's look? :D
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  • johnl2112johnl21125 Posts: 14Member
    Well you've exceeded movie-accurate, so much so that due to no fault of your own, the bussards look kinda ridiculous. But thats Probert's and 480i's (the original intended medium for the ship) fault, not yours.

    Any chance for a video flyby, or would that murder your machine?
  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    I'm guessing you're going with a more Generation's look? :D

    Always ;)
    johnl2112 wrote: »
    Well you've exceeded movie-accurate, so much so that due to no fault of your own, the bussards look kinda ridiculous. But thats Probert's and 480i's (the original intended medium for the ship) fault, not yours.

    Any chance for a video flyby, or would that murder your machine?

    Thanks! I do intend to do some animations but there's no way that'll be happening on my machine, I'll use a cloud rendering service to sort that when I get round to it.
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    Much higher res/higher sample render of the previous;

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  • Vortex5972Vortex5972199 Posts: 1,100Member
    She is looking perfect.
  • Chris2005Chris2005469 Posts: 3,042Member
    johnl2112 wrote: »
    Well you've exceeded movie-accurate, so much so that due to no fault of your own, the bussards look kinda ridiculous. But thats Probert's and 480i's (the original intended medium for the ship) fault, not yours.

    Any chance for a video flyby, or would that murder your machine?

    From what I'm told by Probert, he originally intended for the warp engines including the bussards to be off at sublight travel, but Legato thought they looked cooler on, so they were left on.
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  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral730 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,108Member
    That high-res image looks awesome.
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
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  • NevetsNevets187 EarthPosts: 110Member
    STUNNING!

    33 years on and it's still the most graceful starship ever (in my opinion).



    I wonder how long before someone starts doing 16k or 32k renders.
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  • kadenkaden669 JapanPosts: 205Member
    Those latest renders look amazing.
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  • markmasseymarkmassey396 StaffordshirePosts: 526Member
    that last image made me giggle....

    Awesome work...
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  • darkthunderdarkthunder194 SwedenPosts: 61Member
    lewisniven wrote: »
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    Only thing missing from that pic is the Amargosa space station. Gorgeous as always 😁
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    @darkthunder I made a start on modelling one but haven't got back to it yet. Tbh it can probably get away with being very low detail for these render purposes.
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    My attempt at recreating the opening shot from Picard;

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  • nightfevernightfever356 Posts: 581Member
    edited January 13 #406
    Great shot, catches that modern look of STP.
    Sorry, if this has been asked before but are you using boxes behind all lit windows or a parallax shader?
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    nightfever wrote: »
    Great shot, catches that modern look of STP.
    Sorry, if this has been asked before but are you using boxes behind all lit windows or a parallax shader?

    Thanks :). It's boxes behind the windows.
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  • Chris2005Chris2005469 Posts: 3,042Member
    I actually thought you were being cheeky and just posted a screenshot from the show... :P
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  • count23count23263 Posts: 688Member
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    I actually thought you were being cheeky and just posted a screenshot from the show... :P

    That joke only works if the show got the Enterprise-D right in the first place ;)
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  • Chris2005Chris2005469 Posts: 3,042Member
    edited January 13 #410
    count23 wrote: »
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    I actually thought you were being cheeky and just posted a screenshot from the show... :P

    That joke only works if the show got the Enterprise-D right in the first place ;)

    Aside from the improper live action footage window placement, what was wrong with the exterior CG model?
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  • maranmaran176 Posts: 37Member
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    Aside from the improper live action footage window placement, what was wrong with the exterior CG model?

    I seem to remember the ship was a lot more metallic, which I thought looked really cool, but it was incoherent with the TNG visuals.

  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    count23 wrote: »
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    I actually thought you were being cheeky and just posted a screenshot from the show... :P

    That joke only works if the show got the Enterprise-D right in the first place ;)

    Aside from the improper live action footage window placement, what was wrong with the exterior CG model?

    The CG model isn't very accurate to the 6ft model, which is kinda fair enough, but as said they'd made it far more metallic, as well as giving it 3 bussard hotspots on each nacelle for some reason. Also the deflector is very weird. I suspect that they were semi-aware of the limitations of the model and lit it how they did in order to hide as much as possible.

    It baffles me that they had an opening shot of a show starring one of sci-fi's most beloved characters, showing one of sci-fi's most cherished ships, and they did it on the cheap using an existing 3d model (It's the Eaglemoss mesh tarted up a bit apparently). And to top it all off they showed the wrong window for 10 forward.
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  • Vortex5972Vortex5972199 Posts: 1,100Member
    That D in Picard looked terrible. God awful lighting as well, or more like lack of lighting. Really don't dig the vibe of CG these days in Sci-Fi these days.

    On topic though, this D is looking mint.
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  • markmasseymarkmassey396 StaffordshirePosts: 526Member
    wait until next season when Picard tells Soji that he hated the Enterprise D all along....... Yeeet!!!!

    ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Great work as always tho man!!!!
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  • Chris2005Chris2005469 Posts: 3,042Member
    lewisniven wrote: »
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    count23 wrote: »
    Chris2005 wrote: »
    I actually thought you were being cheeky and just posted a screenshot from the show... :P

    That joke only works if the show got the Enterprise-D right in the first place ;)

    Aside from the improper live action footage window placement, what was wrong with the exterior CG model?

    The CG model isn't very accurate to the 6ft model, which is kinda fair enough, but as said they'd made it far more metallic, as well as giving it 3 bussard hotspots on each nacelle for some reason. Also the deflector is very weird. I suspect that they were semi-aware of the limitations of the model and lit it how they did in order to hide as much as possible.

    It baffles me that they had an opening shot of a show starring one of sci-fi's most beloved characters, showing one of sci-fi's most cherished ships, and they did it on the cheap using an existing 3d model (It's the Eaglemoss mesh tarted up a bit apparently). And to top it all off they showed the wrong window for 10 forward.

    I figured they would've used Tobias' model they used for the TNG-R... D:
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    Same, although TNG-R was done by CBS digital and Picard's VFX were done by DNEG so maybe there was a lack of communication there or licensing issues, who knows what. Tobias' is a far better model though.
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    Did this one earlier, just for some more practice compositing;

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  • mdtamdta209 Posts: 80Member
    lewisniven wrote: »
    Did this one earlier, just for some more practice compositing;

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    That looks like it has the spirit of the TV show with the brighter lighting for the ship, but a more modern and realistic compositing of the shot!
  • TralfazTralfaz295 Posts: 818Member
    Could you do a tutorial of how you do your compositing? And could you show each of the layers? I would really like to wrap my head around this but am having difficulty.
  • markmasseymarkmassey396 StaffordshirePosts: 526Member
    absolutely beautiful... great to go though the thread and get to this... keep them coming man :D what a great start to the year haha
  • lewisnivenlewisniven1735 UKPosts: 361Member
    Tralfaz wrote: »
    Could you do a tutorial of how you do your compositing? And could you show each of the layers? I would really like to wrap my head around this but am having difficulty.

    Yeah I can probably put something together, I might have to do it as a video I think as there are a lot of layers.
    markmassey wrote: »
    absolutely beautiful... great to go though the thread and get to this... keep them coming man :D what a great start to the year haha

    Thanks mark! Always appreciate your comments. :)
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