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Old March 11 2012, 12:12 AM   #172
Warped9
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Re: Ray's TAS shuttlecraft...

A small update. This was delayed because what you see is a new model from scratch. Mistakes had piled up that were bothering me in the previous attempt. Also the previous model was too sharp edged for my taste. It looked okay in 2D, but in 3D it didn't look right. And so all the rounded edges of the design have a radius twice as large as they were initially. The soften the overall look overall and looks more believable I think. I had a particular challenge with a corner where the forward viewport surface meets the roof and the side. I just couldn't get it right until this morning.

Now I can make better progress adding the extra parts. The next is a real challenge: that long triangular insert on the lower sides of the bow section.

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