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3DBSG Colonial Fleet

japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
edited January 24 in Work in Progress #1
Dont know how far I'll get, but came along a ton of reference photos for the original BSG colonial fleet as well as hi rez zoic renders from the remake. I'll be focused on the fleet. And there is a lot of crossover with the remake as well, so I'll be focused on trying to get those ships made. There's also a bit of wiggle room as to which ships are which between the 2 fleets. We'll see what happens!

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First up is the Rising Star and some flat top tug.

This image is mostly a test using UDIMs for the first time. I textured with Painter. In the end though I will be modeling the many panels.


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A modeling test of the panels on the tail

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  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral851 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,298Member
    YESSSSSSSS… I’ll be following this closely!
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    So many panels to model...

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  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral851 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,298Member
    The Rising Star and the Pan-Galactic liner are my top favorite ragtag fleet ships.
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    The Rising Star and the Pan-Galactic liner are my top favorite ragtag fleet ships.

    A lot of my ref comes from this site. They've done a great job cataloguing https://www.byyourcommand.net/cylongallery/index.php?cat=39
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    A WIP render of some greebles on the underside of the Flattop ship! Pretty fun things on this model! 6fparg9cqcmm.jpg
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    Loads of greebles! About half done with the underside i think :-D

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  • srspicersrspicer288 Posts: 250Member
    Will be following this as well. I did a few of the Rag-Tag Fleet as physical models, as well as the Galactica as a master pattern for client as a kit. Ultimately, Mobeus Models used my master as a basis for their kit.
    Lots of kit-bashing for the original filming models!!
    japetus
  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    srspicer wrote: »
    Will be following this as well. I did a few of the Rag-Tag Fleet as physical models, as well as the Galactica as a master pattern for client as a kit. Ultimately, Mobeus Models used my master as a basis for their kit.
    Lots of kit-bashing for the original filming models!!

    That's awesome! Maybe one day I'll get to the Galactica. Which ships did u do?
  • srspicersrspicer288 Posts: 250Member
    edited December 2021 #10
    I did the Rising Star, Prison ship ( Astral Queen), Mining ship, Gemini Freighter, Colonial Movers, Olympic Carrier. Besides the Galactica.All in 1:4105 scale.
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    Finally got the top panels done today, just needs a tad cleanup
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  • publiusrpubliusr320 Posts: 1,458Member
    japetus wrote: »
    Loads of greebles! About half done with the underside i think :-D

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    Over at modelermagic.com (which is back up and updated again) David Rutherford made a physical model as seen in the March 2, 2020 entry.

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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    edited January 5 #13
    Been very busy over break, but got a lot done on this guy! Hope to finish modeling this week or next....just keep finding greebles!

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  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral851 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,298Member
    Very nice work.
  • srspicersrspicer288 Posts: 250Member
    Looks fantastic!
  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    99% done modeling this guy! Just a few more random greebles to make, but thought i'd start the texture process. Mostly procedural right now...pretty happy with it!

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  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral851 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,298Member
    Beautiful!
  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    edited January 15 #18
    Did some texturing in Painter of the large fuselage areas and platform. I think a few more greebles and the top super structure need some texture, then it'll be good! sls1986zw6dd.jpg
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    Messing around with some depth of field settings :-) now it's a really small model haha

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  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1568 CaliforniaPosts: 1,885Member
    I love it. I love your work.
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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    To the untrained eye not TOO different from before, but I finished up the texturing in the model. My first experience with UDIMs were are so great to have! Most of the large structures are unwrapped and painted in Substance Painter, while the 1,000 greeble parts are mostly procedural dirt and triplanar mapped. Maybe the next ship I'll be able to do in 1 material! :-D

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  • japetusjapetus1820 SeattlePosts: 1,210Member
    Next up trying to finish the Rising Star, which I got burned out on. It's the opposite of the above ship, mostly all smooth panels, it's been a real slog to model all the panels, but i think it looks pretty great! Looking forward to doing the rear engine greebles and windows, something a bit easier.

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  • srspicersrspicer288 Posts: 250Member
    Flat top ship looks fantastic, Rising Star is coming along!
    japetus
  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral851 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,298Member
    Excellent work!
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