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3DSlowly Remaking the Original

scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
I wanted to remake the original series Enterprise model using a different set of blueprints.
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  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral920 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,328Member
    Which blueprints are you using… Sinclair? Casimiro?
    scifieric
  • TralfazTralfaz317 Posts: 825Member
    Not to sound ignorant, but how can you tell the difference between the different versions? Can you just look at a render and say if it was one set of blueprints or the other?
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    Which blueprints are you using… Sinclair? Casimiro?
    This time around, it is Casimiro! Thanks for the question and for looking in!
    Tralfaz wrote: »
    Not to sound ignorant, but how can you tell the difference between the different versions? Can you just look at a render and say if it was one set of blueprints or the other?
    Yes, if you can see the "lower saucer bulge" you can. That always drives me nuts when I post an old image. I can see where I got things wrong. The plans LOOK sensational, and are fantastic works of art on their own, but since few people get to be up-close and personal with the original model, it is really hard to get everything perfect. They are all great in their own way, I have to say!
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  • MikeFinleyMusicMikeFinleyMusic167 Posts: 57Member
    I love this. You're always my go-to Enterprise guy and you got me into Blender in the first place. I made my latest Enterprise based on the same plans you're using here and the little changes really make a huge difference.

    And I REALLY hope you make a Klingon D7 or TMP Enterprise and bless us with a tutorial one day (not at all subtle hint...)
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    I love this. You're always my go-to Enterprise guy and you got me into Blender in the first place. I made my latest Enterprise based on the same plans you're using here and the little changes really make a huge difference.

    And I REALLY hope you make a Klingon D7 or TMP Enterprise and bless us with a tutorial one day (not at all subtle hint...)

    Wow! Thank you!

    Yeah, I once started on a D7 and lost it in a hard drive crash. I'll give it another go after this Enterprise is finished.
  • ashleytingerashleytinger927 Central OhioPosts: 862Member
    Very nice!
    scifieric
  • MikeFinleyMusicMikeFinleyMusic167 Posts: 57Member
    scifieric wrote: »
    I love this. You're always my go-to Enterprise guy and you got me into Blender in the first place. I made my latest Enterprise based on the same plans you're using here and the little changes really make a huge difference.

    And I REALLY hope you make a Klingon D7 or TMP Enterprise and bless us with a tutorial one day (not at all subtle hint...)

    Wow! Thank you!

    Yeah, I once started on a D7 and lost it in a hard drive crash. I'll give it another go after this Enterprise is finished.

    Exciting. And I can't wait to see how this turns out
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    Very nice!
    Thank you!
    Exciting. And I can't wait to see how this turns out
    Me either! LOL! Thank you!
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    A bit more progress. Can't wait to finish the build and then move on to textures!

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  • publiusrpubliusr360 Posts: 1,496Member
    Nice as always.
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    publiusr wrote: »
    Nice as always.
    Thank you very kindly!
  • MikeFinleyMusicMikeFinleyMusic167 Posts: 57Member
    So clean! That's amazing
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    So clean! That's amazing

    Thank you. If you're referring to the textures, they'll come after the build is done.
  • MikeFinleyMusicMikeFinleyMusic167 Posts: 57Member
    scifieric wrote: »
    So clean! That's amazing

    Thank you. If you're referring to the textures, they'll come after the build is done.

    I mean the smoothness of the build and the modelling
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    I mean the smoothness of the build and the modelling
    Thank you! You are VERY kind!
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    A little more progress.

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  • publiusrpubliusr360 Posts: 1,496Member
    Screen captures I tells ya (kidding)
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    publiusr wrote: »
    Screen captures I tells ya (kidding)

    Hey, it's a nice compliment! Thanks!
  • BlueNeumannBlueNeumann364 Posts: 1,116Member
    She's just perfect.
    scifieric
  • srspicersrspicer298 Posts: 274Member
    Screensavers!!!!!
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    She's just perfect.
    Thank you, that is very kind of you! I appreciate your kindness!
    srspicer wrote: »
    Screensavers!!!!!
    Wow! That's extraordinary of you to say! Thank you!
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    edited February 27 #23
    Did a little more work today. It might not show as readily apparent, but I'm happy with the progress so far. I am itching to start making textures!

    I have noticed that when I compare the plans to some screen captures, the little side green light is too large. It was there during the series, but it was at least half the size, if not even smaller. I'll correct that soon.

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  • MikeFinleyMusicMikeFinleyMusic167 Posts: 57Member
    Stunning
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    Stunning

    Wow! Thank you VERY much!
  • FreakFreak1087 Posts: 4,361Member
    Looking Good Eric
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    Freak wrote: »
    Looking Good Eric

    Thank you, Dean! Thank you very much!
  • Hunter GHunter G1090 Posts: 445Member
    It always fascinates me that everyone's recreations of the old girl have very subtle differences that give each one it's own personality. This ones looking good, and very much like the original studio model! I often forget that streaming sites only have the remastered version
    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    Hunter G wrote: »
    It always fascinates me that everyone's recreations of the old girl have very subtle differences that give each one it's own personality. This ones looking good, and very much like the original studio model! I often forget that streaming sites only have the remastered version

    Hello Hunter G! Thank you for the compliment! That was very kind.

    If you have Amazon, you can find the unaltered version of Star Trek in their videos. You just have to search a little for it.

    I have the original version on DVD and (in theory) blu-ray, but they really upped the contrast on those.
    Hunter G
  • Hunter GHunter G1090 Posts: 445Member
    scifieric wrote: »
    Hello Hunter G! Thank you for the compliment! That was very kind.

    If you have Amazon, you can find the unaltered version of Star Trek in their videos. You just have to search a little for it.

    I have the original version on DVD and (in theory) blu-ray, but they really upped the contrast on those.

    I had no idea you could find them there, sweet!

    scifieric
  • scifiericscifieric975 Posts: 1,356Member
    No, not done yet, but I am watching a few of my favorite episodes and couldn't resist the temptation. LOL!

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