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3DStar Trek Constellation

TallguyTallguy184 Posts: 397Member
edited January 2018 in Work in Progress #1
Hi All. Long time since I've posted, I think.

I'm working on a CG model of the original AMT model of the Star Trek Enterprise. The most famous use of this kit was as the U.S.S. Constellation in The Doomsday Machine. I've been using David Shaw's plans of the kit for reference.

I'm just about finished modeling. (I'm going to do some retopology on some of it.) Then at some point I'll cut it up to be the nearly destroyed Constellation.

When I'm done I want to add enough detail to the shape of the AMT kit to see what it could look like if it had the same level of detail as the 11 foot hero model of the Enterprise.

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Bill "Tallguy" Thomas All I ask is a tall ship...
Various Work: U.S.S. Constellation - Matt Jefferies Concept Shuttle
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  • publiusrpubliusr286 Posts: 1,402Member
    Lovely as usual
  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral748 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,172Member
    Very nice! I'll be following this with interest!
  • scifiericscifieric882 Posts: 1,294Member
    BILL! Glad to see you doing more 3D Star Trek!

    I want to see your finished model. What you've got not is fantastic!
  • TallguyTallguy184 Posts: 397Member
    Thanks. I was without a modeling computer for a bit. I should be able to continue with this now.
    Bill "Tallguy" Thomas All I ask is a tall ship...
    Various Work: U.S.S. Constellation - Matt Jefferies Concept Shuttle
  • scifiericscifieric882 Posts: 1,294Member
    Oh man! What happened?
  • TallguyTallguy184 Posts: 397Member
    I just realized that I kinda started this project over and never posted it here.

    Ta DA!

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    Bill "Tallguy" Thomas All I ask is a tall ship...
    Various Work: U.S.S. Constellation - Matt Jefferies Concept Shuttle
  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral748 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,172Member
    Very nice progress!
  • TallguyTallguy184 Posts: 397Member
    Thank you. This is the first time I've ever tried doing damage. Yikes!
    Bill "Tallguy" Thomas All I ask is a tall ship...
    Various Work: U.S.S. Constellation - Matt Jefferies Concept Shuttle
  • BolianAdmiralBolianAdmiral748 Torrance, CaliforniaPosts: 2,172Member
    IDK why, but I just love that AMT bridge module... something about it...
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  • GuerrillaGuerrilla698 HelsinkiPosts: 2,759Administrator
    Very nice.
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  • gmd3dgmd3d222 DublinPosts: 120Member
    Very nice indeed...
    “You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.”
  • scifiericscifieric882 Posts: 1,294Member
    Why did you start over? I mean, both ways, you were doing FANTASTIC work!
  • TallguyTallguy184 Posts: 397Member
    I went back and made the pieces to match the AMT kit. For example the bridge, the BC deck, and the upper saucer are now all one piece and have the softer edges to match.

    I don't know if I said it here, but the intention is to build an AMT version, matching what's on screen as close as I can (or want to) and then go back and build an "11 foot" version, looking more like if they had had a second 11 foot model of the Enterprise to vandalize. We'll see if I my appetite doesn't outrun my interest.

    Nice thing is that I've got enough projects going at the moment that I can usually find something I'm not bored with. ADD: Attention Deficit SQUIRREL!
    scifieric
    Bill "Tallguy" Thomas All I ask is a tall ship...
    Various Work: U.S.S. Constellation - Matt Jefferies Concept Shuttle
  • scifiericscifieric882 Posts: 1,294Member
    Tallguy wrote: »
    ADD: Attention Deficit SQUIRREL!
    That made me HOWL with laughter!
  • RekkertRekkert2426 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 2,126Member
    edited February 2019 #16
    Not being vert familiar with the AMT model, I'm loving all the different details this ship has!
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  • publiusrpubliusr286 Posts: 1,402Member
    Tallguy wrote: »
    I went back and made the pieces to match the AMT kit. For example the bridge, the BC deck, and the upper saucer are now all one piece and have the softer edges to match.

    I don't know if I said it here, but the intention is to build an AMT version, matching what's on screen as close as I can (or want to) and then go back and build an "11 foot" version, looking more like if they had had a second 11 foot model of the Enterprise to vandalize. We'll see if I my appetite doesn't outrun my interest.

    This makes me really miss the AMT kit my Dad made for me, so long ago.

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