Dac's NX-01(.5) & more!

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Dac, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. Kaiser

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    Re: Dac's NX-01(.5)

    Very lovely new pics :) :techman:
     
  2. Rattrap

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    Re: Dac's NX-01(.5)

    You know, if they had just started with a design like this, I think the fans would have been much more forgiving.
     
  3. Dac

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    Well, after staring rather intently at the SOTL centerfold for about half hour, I decided I wasnt quite there with the secondary hull. So I started again. :)

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    That's how shes looking at the moment, I feel its a fair bit more accurate this way. Plus, the way I've built it this time round allows me to add more detail much more easily (I dunno WHAT I was thinking with that sphere/cylinder intersection combo doohicky from before).
     
  4. Tom Hendricks

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    If I asked a big favor and do one without the connecting from the saucer hull to the nacelles, would you consider it? I would really love to see what that would look like. Just end what looks like the impulse engines at the back of the saucer. Please!!!!
     
  5. Dac

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    Seeing as you asked ever so nicely ;)

    If you can live with a slight gap in the pylons...here ya go:

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    My initial impression? Its odd but without the contoured catamarans it does make it look about 100 years less advanced and more vulnerable (which Is what I guess it should have been). Still though, if the neck was bulked up, and the nacelles were brought in closer to the hull, that would have been a great proto-prise.
     
  6. AstroSmurf

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    ^ It does need to have a few elements balanced here and there. It is also missing the main impulse rockets. (Hmmmm... Where could those go?) But I do have to say, even with her nacelles thrown far up like that, she looks awesome.

    And the more I think about it the more I am willing to consider this configuration as the model for the "next generation" of ships for this era. The proper evolution of the tech is there, it looks like the NX-01's cousin and it still appears less advanced than the Connie. :bolian: Excellent!
     
  7. blssdwlf

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    Indeed. The re-worked secondary hull does make it look pretty awesome :techman:
     
  8. Dac

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    Yeah, shes lookin' alright I think.
     
  9. Tom Hendricks

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    Dac,

    Thank you for humoring me. I really, really appreciate it. In my opinion, I think this looks a million times better. I'm talking about the design not your wonderful modeling skills. Again, thank you.
     
  10. Kaiser

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    such lovely new art :) :techman:
     
  11. GilmourD

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    Kinda reminds me of the Bonaventure... :vulcan:
     
  12. kkozoriz1

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    Ya know, it does at that......hmmmmmm
     
  13. deg3D

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    Way to go, dude, lookin' good! :)

    What program do you use, BTW?

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  14. Dac

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    Cheers for the kind words man, and I use Cinema 4D. :)

    BTW, I was just playing around earlier, and I thought you guys may get a kick outta these...

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  15. largo

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    surely i'm not the only one who expects them to join and form Voltron?
     
  16. B.J.

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    Re: Dac's NX-01(.5)

    Nice! I always thought Enterprise's dish looked wrong, and they fixed that on Columbia. One nitpick - they also adjusted Columbia's color on the show to be a bit more silvery-gray than Enterprise's copper color.
     
  17. Dac

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    Heh, believe it or not I did change the colour to a more whiteish tone, but the main light kinda overpowers it (In reality, my NX-01 is more grey than it appears, I just couldnt quite get the colour right, but with the lighting, it looks like its about right :p).
     
  18. publiusr

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    The addition of the secondary hull presents best from disk-on and 3/4 views.
     
  19. fleetcaptain

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    Awesome updates. Now seeing with the catamaran design kind of makes me wish we could have seen a possible design when they had the duplicate Enterprise show up.
     
  20. BolianAuthor

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    Re: Dac's NX-01(.5)

    I wonder if the Columbia would also receive the refit that the Enterprise got...