RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 135,795
Posts: 5,217,920
Members: 24,219
Currently online: 821
Newest member: indianhairstore

TrekToday headlines

Q Meets NuTrek Crew
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

Pine In Talks For Drama
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Nimoy to Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Star Trek Special: Flesh and Stone Comic
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

These Are The Voyages TOS Season Two Book Review
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

Kirk’s Well Wishes To Kirk
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15

Quinto In New Starz Series
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15

Star Trek: Horizon Film
By: T'Bonz on Apr 14

Star Trek: Fleet Captains Game Expansion
By: T'Bonz on Apr 14


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek Fandom > Fan Art

Fan Art Post your Trek fan art here, including hobby models and collectibles.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 5 2013, 04:11 AM   #16
WinstonSmith
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

Thanks guys! SolitaryJustice, yes, I'm just using the free version, though I also have quite a few plugins which help (they're free too, which is also nice! If you're interested I highly recommend fredo6's plugins).

anyway, some more shots of the model, sans backgrounds this time. I'm feeling pretty happy with this as it is, perhaps just a few textures and maybe a landing deck interior to add, if I get around to it. feel free to point out any glaring errors, though!







and because I can't leave well enough alone, I started work on another ship, this time from the generation before Yorktown, the USS Odyssey


Plan view with some other ships


basic shapes


working up the nacelles


testing some panelling ideas


trying to add some more 'realistic' panelling and rougher details, suggesting this is a bit more of a 'tin can' than the later ships

more to come!
WinstonSmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 5 2013, 06:38 AM   #17
David.Blue
Lieutenant Commander
 
David.Blue's Avatar
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

Very cool!
__________________
David.Blue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 5 2013, 07:22 PM   #18
lennier1
Commodore
 
lennier1's Avatar
 
Location: Germany
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

What are your plans for the deflector cover?
Take a look at the newer types of radomes. Their patterns might give you a few ideas.
__________________
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
lennier1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 6 2013, 08:26 AM   #19
B.J.
Rear Admiral
 
B.J.'s Avatar
 
Location: Huntsville, AL, USA
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

Looks good! Interesting idea with the nacelle spires - I don't think I've seen anyone put them off-center before. Definitely unique!
__________________
B.J. --- bj-o23.deviantart.com
B.J. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 8 2013, 12:12 AM   #20
publiusr
Commodore
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

I agree--I like that look. You may consider a Diane Carey refit era Dreadnaught with a cluster of those spikes on the tail of the nacelle...
publiusr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 8 2013, 04:34 AM   #21
WinstonSmith
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

got some more modelling done on Odyssey, it's coming along nicely I think.


replaced the placeholder impulse stack with a purpose built module


Changed the shape of the impulse engines some, added an observation dome to the main airlock, doors for the main hanger/payload bay and some greeblies to the aft end of the secondary hull (it was looking a bit boring as it was)


Nacelle pylons and spires, and started cutting in panel lines on the saucer.

more to come!
WinstonSmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 12 2013, 08:15 AM   #22
WinstonSmith
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown


More panel lines



Window cutting and added sensors




Some more details on the nacelles and various little things
WinstonSmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 12 2013, 04:29 PM   #23
Kaiser
Rear Admiral
 
Kaiser's Avatar
 
Location: Boyertown, PA as of July 2011
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Kaiser Send a message via Yahoo to Kaiser
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

This design is very original
__________________
https://www.facebook.com/groups/112860258811333/ For all your Sci-fi ship model and mini goodness 3DS Friend code: 0731-4800-6817
Kaiser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 04:22 AM   #24
B.J.
Rear Admiral
 
B.J.'s Avatar
 
Location: Huntsville, AL, USA
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

Those RCS thrusters on the aft end bug me. Not just because they look like a near-exact copy of the ones on the Space Shuttle, but because they're pointing right at the warp nacelles.
__________________
B.J. --- bj-o23.deviantart.com
B.J. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 08:17 AM   #25
martok2112
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

That is a freaking sweet design!
martok2112 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 13 2013, 09:20 PM   #26
Mycroft Maxwell
Lieutenant Commander
 
Mycroft Maxwell's Avatar
 
Location: Tennessee USA
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

Wow, this is really amazing. I would love to see this in action.
Mycroft Maxwell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 15 2013, 12:29 AM   #27
publiusr
Commodore
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

Very nice!
publiusr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 17 2013, 06:36 AM   #28
WinstonSmith
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

thanks again folks! worked up an interior for Yorktown's shuttlebay

WinstonSmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 17 2013, 03:29 PM   #29
USS Mariner
Rear Admiral
 
USS Mariner's Avatar
 
Location: Homestate of Matt Jefferies
View USS Mariner's Twitter Profile Send a message via AIM to USS Mariner Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to USS Mariner
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

I've always thought a Discovery-esque thruster block was really appropriate for pre-TOS ships. I'm feeling that here.

Also, it's "Hangar" not "Hanger" or "Hangar Bay."
__________________
Ignorance is forgivable,
Arrogance is reprehensible,
Narcissism is intolerable.

Subspace Commns Network ~ Visit Marinina!
USS Mariner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 18 2013, 07:06 AM   #30
WinstonSmith
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: U.S.S. Yorktown

gah, that'll teach me to look at my labels twice! thanks for pointing that out!
WinstonSmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.