Greetings!

Welcome to Scifi-Meshes.com! Click one of these buttons to join in on the fun.

3DCount's Ambassador

count23count23242 Posts: 674Member
edited October 2020 in Work in Progress #1
My first WIP in *checks post history* 9 years!

Been threatening to make this for a long time, but I lacked the confidence or the skills to do it, now no more!

I present, the long neglected workhorse of the Lost Era, the Ambassador Class!

Hoping to do both canon variations, depending on how annoyed I get finishing her off, but I've been trying to make her happen since I joined SFM in 2002, now I am :)

Currently blocking her out, just got the nacelles out of the oven tonight, will be redoing the neck and finishing off the shuttlebay in the next few days with a bit of luck.

Thread Thumbnail:
tatrc9gjvtqr.jpg

first post images.

akj8q2anefa3.jpg
fst7psy4r96a.jpg
d5kpffv9ilja.jpg



Post edited by count23 on
Formerly Nadesico.

Current Projects:
Ambassador Class
lewisnivenRekkertBolianAdmiralWarp Propulsion LaboratoryLizzy777scifiericpubliusrFreakpsCargile
Tagged:

Posts

  • markmasseymarkmassey382 StaffordshirePosts: 507Member
    As someone who has recently necro'ed an 8 year old wip.... welcome to the party :)

    You've made a solid start man...
    scifieric
  • lewisnivenlewisniven1597 UKPosts: 334Member
    Great progress so far! She's a beauty.
    scifieric
    1701dproject.blogspot.com
  • japetusjapetus1130 SeattlePosts: 1,085Member
    Great job so far
    scifieric
  • RekkertRekkert2136 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 2,064Member
    Great start! =)
    scifieric
    For my finished Trek bridges and other works of mine, visit my portfolio
    Feel free to contact me if you're interested in commissions!​
  • scifiericscifieric853 Posts: 1,252Member
    Good start. Keep going! I want to see you finish!
  • FreakFreak1057 Posts: 4,325Member
    Looks like you are off to a great start!
  • count23count23242 Posts: 674Member
    Been busy with work, so no major updates. But i took a first swing at the Warp Nacelles and main shuttlebay.

    the nacelles shape is not quite finalized, but I'm pretty close to the final shape there. Did some refining of the neck shape too.

    I _think_ the proportions are pretty close to the studio model now.

    2a45vqdkpxip.png
    qehfvujhl67t.png
    34wgdnzk19hk.png

    lennier1Warp Propulsion LaboratoryLizzy777FreakMcCsrspicerpubliusr
    Formerly Nadesico.

    Current Projects:
    Ambassador Class
  • FreakFreak1057 Posts: 4,325Member
    She looking good.
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1486 CaliforniaPosts: 1,855Member
    Freak wrote: »
    She looking good.

    Agreed.
  • McCMcC315 Posts: 687Member
    I don't know if it'll be at all helpful, but feel absolutely free to mine my old Ambassador build thread for anything that might be useful. I love seeing Ambassador models come together and yours is off to a beautiful start.
  • count23count23242 Posts: 674Member
    edited October 2020 #12
    Thanks @McC , I actually used bits of your original thread for inspiration on building my subd cage, hehe. I may totally be swiping your idea for how the saucer shuttlebay doors work, much more interesting and intricate than my original plan to have them just slide into the hull.

    A few new pics today, finalized the neck shape and the shuttlebay for now. Descided on a Yamaguchi thick but 1701-C shaped shuttlebay. Not been able to work on it much, hoping to do the pylons and a final proper rebuild of the nacelles in the next few days, then... detailing.

    gvd2z626fylh.jpg
    tatrc9gjvtqr.jpg
    eugh22a7ghl6.jpg
    3zb8t57trm7g.jpg
    Post edited by count23 on
    JayruLizzy777ashleytingerFreakMcCsrspicerWarp Propulsion Laboratory
    Formerly Nadesico.

    Current Projects:
    Ambassador Class
Sign In or Register to comment.