Re: Star Trek (2009) visual effects article at CG Society
The part I found interesting is that the hull plating is not a uv map if I read that right. They developed some kind of procedural that actually hard modelled the plates. Cool!
Oh, and "we looked at cruiseships for detail" = we needed an excuse to expense that cruise to mexico we took.
Baby, you and me were never meant to be, just maybe think of me once in a while...