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Old November 14 2011, 07:56 AM   #706
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Old November 14 2011, 04:05 PM   #707
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Some recent discussion about the pod bays got me thinking, which in turn got me painting in Photoshop:



I drew that up in about 2-1/2 hours. Now that I've made the leap from line drawings to painted illustrations, I'm gonna have start working on color.
Which Wacom tablet do you use? Pretty freakin' awesome.

EDIT: Nevermind. I read your later comment about the Cintiq.

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Old January 1 2012, 02:47 AM   #708
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Been plugging away on Polaris. Should have lots of new progress to show over the next few days, starting with this:



Those booster engines were all kinds of fun to model. Actually, they really were. I had to get pretty creative to figure out the best way to do them.

More soon.
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Old January 1 2012, 03:03 AM   #709
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Vektor, this design really is a work of art.
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Old January 1 2012, 08:03 PM   #710
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Nice!
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Old January 2 2012, 05:56 PM   #711
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Raising the bar again eh, Sir Vektor?? Not that there's anything wrong with that!!
Damn bloody gorgeous -- wish I had even a hint of your talent.

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Old January 3 2012, 01:16 AM   #712
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Some recent discussion about the pod bays got me thinking, which in turn got me painting in Photoshop:



I drew that up in about 2-1/2 hours. Now that I've made the leap from line drawings to painted illustrations, I'm gonna have start working on color.
Why do I picture those pods being set in a circular track that rotates them to the hatches?
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Old January 3 2012, 02:31 AM   #713
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Vektor,

I have been keeping tabs on your progress with this from day one. Even though I haven't posted many comments in this thread.
I am just in awe of your talents!
This design is just a beautifully flowing and really functionally designed spacecraft!
I am truly impressed with your skills and thought and attention to the minute of details of this spaceship design.
Really a beautiful ship!!!!
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Old January 5 2012, 08:19 AM   #714
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Just because I thought it made such a cool image:



And yes, I know the copyright is out of date again.
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Old January 5 2012, 09:57 AM   #715
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God allmighty, Vektor. That's incredible looking! I simply can't tell you how impressive the overall appearance and polish is.
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Old January 5 2012, 03:37 PM   #716
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Just because I thought it made such a cool image:



And yes, I know the copyright is out of date again.
Looks like a propeller. I want to flick it and make it spin.
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Old January 5 2012, 05:01 PM   #717
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awesome. from that side, it looks like something the Guild of Last Exile would fly.
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Old January 5 2012, 06:28 PM   #718
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It is a great angle for this shape. I think I posted this at some point early in this thread:

http://www.venardhi.com/sketches/shipandplanet.mov
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Old January 6 2012, 11:30 AM   #719
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Vektor wrote: View Post
Just because I thought it made such a cool image:



And yes, I know the copyright is out of date again.
Polaris's front view, at that jaunty angle, would make a pretty wicked uniform patch, or some kind of logo.
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Old January 6 2012, 07:40 PM   #720
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Although I rarely comment on general accolades and complements, I want everyone to know I do read them and bask in their warm glow like any other artist type desperate for attention. Rest assured, the sentiment is appreciated.

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Why do I picture those pods being set in a circular track that rotates them to the hatches?
That's not too far from what I had in mind. I am actually picturing the pods hanging from a swing-arm assembly that rotates them from their stowed positions on either side out through the doorway into launch position.

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awesome. from that side, it looks like something the Guild of Last Exile would fly.
Had no idea what you were referring to until I looked it up. Interesting observation.

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Polaris's front view, at that jaunty angle, would make a pretty wicked uniform patch, or some kind of logo.
Well, Polaris already has a logo/mission patch, sort of a stylized galaxy spiral. I get what you mean, though.
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