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3DLewis' Constitution Refit

lewisnivenlewisniven2137 UKPosts: 414Member
I've been dipping in and out of this one for a while but thought it time to get a bit more involved with it. Here's where I am so Far:

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  • ashleytingerashleytinger950 Central OhioPosts: 872Member
    It looks like the study model phase before they started decking it out. She's coming along!
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  • JayruJayru688 UKPosts: 556Member
    This is a nice start - looking forward to more :-)
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  • trekkitrekki581 Posts: 1,146Member
    Yes , nice start! 👍
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  • MikeFinleyMusicMikeFinleyMusic167 Posts: 57Member
    Stunning work
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2137 UKPosts: 414Member
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  • ashleytingerashleytinger950 Central OhioPosts: 872Member
    I can never get over how fast you work. So good.
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  • Warp Propulsion LaboratoryWarp Propulsion Laboratory878 BrooklynPosts: 291Member
    Awesome! I'm enjoying seeing this take shape.
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  • johnl2112johnl211230 Posts: 38Member
    Holy crap this is good. Any consideration of making this essentially "full scale" - ie, detailed enough that you could do those like TPM kind of macro shots on it?

    Are you going to texture it all Star Trek 6 matte white, or are you going to try to replicate the pearlescent finish? Are you going for studio accurate with the partial warp grill lights and the "lights from nowhere" or are you going to try to make it more realistically self illuminated?
  • lewisnivenlewisniven2137 UKPosts: 414Member
    johnl2112 wrote: »
    Holy crap this is good. Any consideration of making this essentially "full scale" - ie, detailed enough that you could do those like TPM kind of macro shots on it?

    Are you going to texture it all Star Trek 6 matte white, or are you going to try to replicate the pearlescent finish? Are you going for studio accurate with the partial warp grill lights and the "lights from nowhere" or are you going to try to make it more realistically self illuminated?

    Thanks John!

    I intend for it to be detailed enough that the cameras will be able to get pretty damn close indeed. I'm not modelling rivets, but it'll be detailed enough.

    Very subtle pearl. ST:6 is the overall look I'm aiming at, but there will be a very subtle pearl. Despite all the layers of matting spray they put on a bit of the pearl still comes through so I'll do that. TMP is too much for my taste. I'll also add some micro texture details from the large stunt model they built just to make the scale hold up better.

    Not sure what you mean by partial warp grill lights but here's what I have:

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    As for the ship lights, I'll do the ones that have actual sources, but not the really cheat ones, such at the ones on the rear of the nacelles etc.
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  • johnl2112johnl211230 Posts: 38Member
    If I recall correctly, the intention was always for both sides of the warp grill to light up, but they only got lights on a section of each interior grill. Yours already exceeds their technical limitations.
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  • ashleytingerashleytinger950 Central OhioPosts: 872Member
    I know the ILM guys hated working with the TMP model but she's so gorgeous. Nice work so far!
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  • markmasseymarkmassey453 StaffordshirePosts: 576Member
    Yea have to say still love this design..... You're doing it justice.. looks great :)
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  • publiusrpubliusr368 Posts: 1,500Member
    Just wonderful
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2137 UKPosts: 414Member
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  • johnl2112johnl211230 Posts: 38Member
    This is insanely good.
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  • JayruJayru688 UKPosts: 556Member
    This is fantastic!
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  • Alan EAlan E172 Posts: 81Member
    Thats really really good work. :)
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  • lewisnivenlewisniven2137 UKPosts: 414Member
    Thanks for all the kind words everyone :)

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  • NevetsNevets195 EarthPosts: 123Member
    STUNNING!

    Loving the smoothness of the hull.
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  • BlueNeumannBlueNeumann382 Posts: 1,126Member
    I'm in awe, it's fantastic.
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  • xiaorobearxiaorobear350 Posts: 121Member
    Yep. It's just plain hard to find things to comment on when confronted with so much perfection.
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  • trekkitrekki581 Posts: 1,146Member
    This will be a very nice object.
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