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Yahoo PageBuilder. Drag-and-drop editor.
That's about as fancy as I can make a web site. :flippy:
Eric, this is turning out to be an extremely thorough tutorial!
Once you have the tutorial complete (for the whole ship), I'd be more than ahppy to lend a hand with getting it into a single downloadable document format.
I'm just wondering, how many of these methods would be applicable to the TMP Connie Refit? The saucer shape is mostly the same, but there are obviously major changes to the bridge, the lower sensor dome, and the impulse engines, not to mention the fact that the engineering hull and the nacelles were redesigned quite a bit.
Still, do you think it would be possible for someone to take this tutorial and modify it for a Connie Refit?
Damn I used to do it manually - nice and old fashioned - Text Editor and HTML, there is no other way
I do find it interesting that none of the available tutorials for Trek modeling are focused on the TMP Enterprise. IMHO, she's far more lovely than her TOS incarnation. Perhaps the increased difficulty of some of the redesigned features has disuaded people from writing tutorials about her. I'm thinking of some of the known issues near the primary deflector dish (the three rounded protrusions at three, six, and nine o'clock around the rim of the dish) and the new nacelles.
There are a fair few tuts out there on how to texture in the TMP style, e.g how to create an Aztec texture, but none for the modelling itself.
I appreciate the offer Jedilaw. Don't be surprised if I take you up on it. I want to combine a few things and rearrange them but that would be great.
Yeah, I think that this could be adapted. I've never built the movie era Enterprise, it would be interesting. I don't find it quite as nice a ship as the original but that's just my taste.
There is one tutorial I saw a long time ago. It's available on this fellow's website for the motion picture era Enterprise:
Now, would you really say that my tutorial is thorough or just long winded? LOL!
One of the more experienced Trek modellers (read: one of the Trek modellers, since I've never modelled Trek) would probably be needed to pitch in with some of the unique areas (especially the nacelles). I should be able to figure out the B/C Deck, Sensor Dome, and Photon Torpedo Bay. I hope. :eek:
SeanR had one of the simplest ways of making those nacelles too....