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3DViper's miscellaneous Star Trek projects

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  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1801467 Posts: 9,680Member
    I like it. It's subtle, but it's obvious something is there. Then you get up close and see those great details.
    Viper
  • MadKoiFishMadKoiFish2628 Right in the plumsPosts: 4,349Member
    edited November 2019 #243
    That shape is off the standard planetary sensor so I would guess it has something to do with deflection or a forward sensor array. It just happens that they emit light and there is a flood somewhere in the greebles.


    <<meh I was sniped>>
    Liking the fins, heh. I was going to suggest some panel grids in a non grid layout to break up the shape.
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    Viper
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  • RekkertRekkert1567 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 1,920Member
    Yeah, I know that the shape is from the planetary sensor, I just found it a bit weird that the floodlight was brought over as well, given that it was meant for illuminating the hull originally. For example, on the Miranda the side "spokes" of the planetary sensor are similarly greebled but without a floodlight, as the ventral saucer is only illuminated at the front and rear on that ship, given the position of the nacelles.

    Anyway, it's just personal preference. :) By the way, that Nebula shot made me think of something, and forgive me if this was already discussed previously on this thread and I missed it, but why are the pylon connectors at the bottom of the nacelles, when the pylons connect at the top?

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  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    Rekkert wrote: »
    Yeah, I know that the shape is from the planetary sensor, I just found it a bit weird that the floodlight was brought over as well, given that it was meant for illuminating the hull originally. For example, on the Miranda the side "spokes" of the planetary sensor are similarly greebled but without a floodlight, as the ventral saucer is only illuminated at the front and rear on that ship, given the position of the nacelles.

    I like having more bits lighting up :) That's all.
    Rekkert wrote: »
    Anyway, it's just personal preference. :) By the way, that Nebula shot made me think of something, and forgive me if this was already discussed previously on this thread and I missed it, but why are the pylon connectors at the bottom of the nacelles, when the pylons connect at the top?

    reliant-3-stii.jpg

    *sigh* I'm aware of that problem. But I need to re model that part of the nacelle to change it because stupid me decided to do all in one mesh instead of leaving that bottom bit separated when doing the Enterprise. I totally forgot to check the Miranda when doing it. After I finish the rest of the ship I'll see about fixing that. I just need to figure out a way to do it without screwing up my UVs. I don't want to texture that from scratch again.
    Rekkert
  • MadKoiFishMadKoiFish2628 Right in the plumsPosts: 4,349Member
    What your calling a flood light is the sensor. In particular the fwd sensor array. Look at the sides and back of refit the Miranda even the excelsior, they all have these lit up areas.
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  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    Work has been a bit slow the past few days. Just a lot going on. Today I managed to start texturing. Here's the progress in the catamarans so far:
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  • RekkertRekkert1567 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 1,920Member
    Loving those patterns!
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  • FreakFreak939 Posts: 4,083Member
    Rekkert wrote: »
    Loving those patterns!

    I'll second that!
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  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    So, I spent the last few days texturing everything. The ship is more or less finished. Still a few details to work on like the deflector dish, and I need to start cracking on those interiors, but this is it for now :) Space renders coming later.

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  • srspicersrspicer225 Posts: 165Member
    It really looks great from all angles, love it!
    ( now if only someone would commission me to build a physical model... B) )

    Saved all the images, great screen saver material.
    Viper
  • furswiftfurswift521 BrooklynPosts: 169Member
    Really cool design. I like how you incorporated the "strongback" elements into the catamarans. Nice model too!
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  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    Thank you for the compliments. I know there's still things to work on, but I need a break. Here's a very quick space render :) Click for a large version.
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  • FreakFreak939 Posts: 4,083Member
    She has turned out really nice!
    Viper
  • ashleytingerashleytinger534 Central OhioPosts: 573Member
    She looks PHENOMENAL. Leave the warp nacelles alone. I know you were talking about that bottom mount point being moved up top but who's to say it's a mount point? It works really well as is to me.
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  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1204 CaliforniaPosts: 1,648Member
    YEAH baby! :3
    Viper
  • trekkitrekki360 Posts: 926Member
    Very nice rendering and a great ship. :)
    Viper
  • RekkertRekkert1567 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPosts: 1,920Member
    I love how you did the markings and illumination, they complement the shape very well.
    Viper
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  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    Thanks folks :) I'm glad you like her!
    She looks PHENOMENAL. Leave the warp nacelles alone. I know you were talking about that bottom mount point being moved up top but who's to say it's a mount point? It works really well as is to me.

    I don't really have a preference either way. I think it would make sense to follow the Miranda design and have the bulge on top when the nacelle needs to be mounted differently. But I'm not opposed to leaving it as is either. I do need to have that different nacelle if I even do decide to make the Miranda, so I'll work on it later.
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1801467 Posts: 9,680Member
    That's a beautiful ship, man. I really like those space renders.
    Viper
  • scifiericscifieric673 Posts: 1,130Member
    This is absolutely beautiful work!
    Viper
  • srspicersrspicer225 Posts: 165Member
    Space render=screen saver!
    Viper
  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    I did some work on the deflector area as well as the deflector itself. I wasn't 100% happy with it yet. Here's a quick render to show it off (Click for 1080p version):
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  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1801467 Posts: 9,680Member
    It looks terrific to me.
    Viper
  • FreakFreak939 Posts: 4,083Member
    Stunning!
    Viper
  • Lizzy777Lizzy777353 PNWPosts: 489Member
    I enjoyed watching this one come together. Well done!
    Viper
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  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1204 CaliforniaPosts: 1,648Member
    All they said. Still crazy in love with this ship. Great render.
    Viper
  • ViperViper930 Posts: 590Administrator
    Well, here's the next project. I'm hoping to get it done quickly. This is not a screen accurate version of the drydock. In fact, it's quite a bit different. This is because I'm doing a fully modular system that can fit several ships. I'm going to keep some of the details similar, so it's something recognizable from the era. Only one render for now:
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    It'll also have a larger office structure and some cranes. Plus any other stuff I can think of :)
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  • ashleytingerashleytinger534 Central OhioPosts: 573Member
    Neat idea in tackling the dry dock and makes a lot of sense.
    Viper
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1204 CaliforniaPosts: 1,648Member
    Another exciting project by the Viper.
    Viper
  • admiral hortonadmiral horton181 Posts: 104Member
    Please do an orthographic view
    Viper
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