RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,218
Posts: 5,437,838
Members: 24,953
Currently online: 402
Newest member: Kavanc

TrekToday headlines

Cumberbatch In Wax
By: T'Bonz on Oct 24

Trek Screenwriter Washington D.C. Appearance
By: T'Bonz on Oct 23

Two Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Oct 22

Pine In New Skit
By: T'Bonz on Oct 21

Stewart In Holiday Film
By: T'Bonz on Oct 21

The Red Shirt Diaries #8
By: T'Bonz on Oct 20

IDW Publishing January Comics
By: T'Bonz on Oct 20

Retro Review: Chrysalis
By: Michelle on Oct 18

The Next Generation Season Seven Blu-ray Details
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17

CBS Launches Streaming Service
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17


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 January 16 2013, 06:59 AM   #1
Maurice
Vice Admiral
 
Maurice's Avatar
 
Location: Maurice in San Francisco
View Maurice's Twitter Profile
Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

Yes, Bill is a pro modelmaker, but he is also a big scifi fan and builds models from scratch just cuz.

Here's an article on Modeler Magic about his recent project to build a replica of Lost In Space's Jupiter 2. Bill's model is pretty unique in that its exterior is based on the full size standing setpiece used in various episodes of the show, rather than the filming miniatures. It also has a complete control deck interior, and he built a bunch of at-scale bits of furniture and equipment seen outside the ship.

Building the JUPITER 2 with Bill George <link>

Video featuring the model made for his Sci-Fi Airshow site.
__________________
* * *
"The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress."
—Philip Roth
Maurice is online now   Reply With Quote
Old January 16 2013, 09:27 AM   #2
Potemkin_Prod
Commodore
 
Location: Southwest Georgia
Re: Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

Gorgeous work there!
__________________
Randy
--------------------
Project Potemkin
http://www.projectpotemkin.com
Potemkin_Prod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 16 2013, 02:01 PM   #3
Ensign Ro-
Commander
 
Ensign Ro-'s Avatar
 
Location: Maine, USA
View Ensign Ro-'s Twitter Profile
Re: Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

That is freakin' awesome! I'm in awe of the talent.
Ensign Ro- is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17 2013, 12:35 AM   #4
Sarvek
Fleet Captain
 
Location: Oregon, USA
Re: Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

Awesome work. Fantastic detail.
Sarvek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17 2013, 12:50 AM   #5
Solarbaby
Fleet Captain
 
Solarbaby's Avatar
 
Location: solarbaby
View Solarbaby's Twitter Profile
Re: Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

How did they have the gallileo shuttlecraft fly past in background. I assume CGI? but how does it fly behind objects without a bluescreen?
__________________
Voice actors needed for Star Trek: Absolution animated series coming 2014
https://www.facebook.com/pages/STAR-...4783277?ref=hl
Solarbaby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17 2013, 02:30 AM   #6
Dr. Tom Horrible, PHD
Tom Hendricks
 
Dr. Tom Horrible, PHD's Avatar
 
Location: Syracuse NY
View Dr. Tom Horrible, PHD's Twitter Profile
Re: Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

Solarbaby wrote: View Post
How did they have the gallileo shuttlecraft fly past in background. I assume CGI? but how does it fly behind objects without a bluescreen?
Masking, a lot of masking. Its not just the Galileo, but all the props and tables as well.
__________________
Now she's here shining in the starlight, Now she's here, suddenly I know. If she's here it's crystal clear I'm where I'm meant to go

Of course I'm a creationist. I believe man created god.
Dr. Tom Horrible, PHD 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 09:04 AM.

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