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3DLewis' Galaxy Class

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  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802480 Posts: 10,250Member
    That looks really nice. The hull looks about as perfect as it gets.
  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    edited March 2020 #63
    Last night I had a play with trying to reconstruct the ship from the Christies auction photo's using photogrammetry. The results were.....not great, but it did give me a little bit. I guess I ended up with some reference for the neck and spine shape.

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    Now according to that my neck/saucer is a bit high. I moved it to match but it looked way off so I'm guessing the z axis is a bit squashed owing to lack of information. It was a fun excersise though! I've wound back to pre-subd freeze (again!) but am ready to move on.
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  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802480 Posts: 10,250Member
    Your commitment to accuracy is commendable.
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  • Zhor2395Zhor2395344 MN, USAPosts: 92Member
    the photogrammy whatsits look more like the enterprise had a Bad Day lol. the rest of it looks really nice
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  • FANGsFANGs397 Posts: 78Member
    That's not photogrammatry, that's Veridian III ;-P. (Phantastic work on this model!)
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  • Warp Propulsion LaboratoryWarp Propulsion Laboratory898 BrooklynPosts: 307Member
    edited March 2020 #68
    Nice mapping!

    Edit: Talking about this image. Not sure why my post appeared so far away from it. :astonished:
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    edited March 2020 #69
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  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802480 Posts: 10,250Member
    That looks gorgeous.
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    Added saucer rim detail, RCS thrusters, and worked on the impulse engines a bit.
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    Also started drawing up the saucer aztecs;
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  • Warp Propulsion LaboratoryWarp Propulsion Laboratory898 BrooklynPosts: 307Member
    You're really nailing the hull shape. Aztecs look great too! :) I do know how much of a pain-in-the-butt they can be.
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  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802480 Posts: 10,250Member
    Yeah, the Aztec alone can be as much of a pill as the model itself, especially on a ship with this many curves.
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  • Chris2005Chris2005654 Posts: 3,093Member
    Absolutely beautiful. :)
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    edited March 2020 #75
    About halfway there with the saucer top aztecs so far. This part is really tedious but it's got to be done, which is partly why I'm doing some of it now, as opposed to waiting to the end to do all the texturing.

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  • FreakFreak1088 Posts: 4,361Member
    She is looking great!
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  • P5ych0p4thP5ych0p4th476 GermanyPosts: 341Member
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    That is lovely 😳

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  • RekkertRekkert3249 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 2,224Member
    That aztec's looking great!
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    edited March 2020 #79
    Main chunk of the aztecs done for the saucer top, obviously I need to do the stripes all around the bridge module. Comparison below of 2 pallettes, a 'model accurate' one and a more subdued one. The accurate one is imo a bit too 'chessboardy', I understand that these things are painted quite vibrant so as to resolve on camera under studio lights but in a render it's a bit too much I think.

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  • kadenkaden798 JapanPosts: 218Member
    The subdued one definitely looks better in the render. How does it look in a space environment? With minimal lights etc?
    The lines to the sides of the bulge will be covered with the cargo elevators right?

    I have to get mine painted up like that soon. I was thinking about axtecs, but I am sure a more shuttle paint job is needed because of the size.
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802480 Posts: 10,250Member
    The more subdued one definitely looks better. Like you said, it's closer to how it looks on film.
  • ashleytingerashleytinger1318 Central OhioPosts: 987Member
    Definitely the second one
  • Warp Propulsion LaboratoryWarp Propulsion Laboratory898 BrooklynPosts: 307Member
    Count me for the second one. Aztecs should be as subtle as possible IMHO.
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  • mdtamdta381 Posts: 89Member
    In universe, the Aztecs are either a whimsical paint job on the part of the ship's designer and construction crew. Or they are a visual effect of laying plates of metal down to form a skin for the ship's outer hull.

    So making it subtle adds some sense of believability with the scale of the ship. But close up detailing would be a different beast.

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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    I think I'm close to nailing the look. I re-worked the pallette completely as well as changing up the roughness map a bit. Lightin makes all the difference here too so the below shots are with a less 'harsh' light setup. Next step is to get some windows and escape pods on I think, to give some better context.

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  • ashleytingerashleytinger1318 Central OhioPosts: 987Member
    I really like that look
  • lennier1lennier1726 Posts: 1,229Member
    Much better! Especially since the subtle diffuse pattern adds another layer anyway.
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802480 Posts: 10,250Member
    Yeah, that looks great.
  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    Yeah they all have the same number for now, sue me ;)

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  • RekkertRekkert3249 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 2,224Member
    Ohh, the Challenger!
    Love the look on those escape pod hatches!
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2439 UKPosts: 456Member
    Rekkert wrote: »
    Ohh, the Challenger!
    Love the look on those escape pod hatches!

    I figured everyone does the enterprise so why not be a bit different, it's not hard to change anyway.
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