Design the Next Enterprise

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Shikarnov, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. erifah

    erifah Captain Captain

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    The TOP view does NOTHING for me.

    The SIDE view, on the other hand, gave me a woodie!
     
  2. Titan Designer

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    Thanks...I think.

    Actually of the two I am working on I like this one the most.
     
  3. Dac

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    That makes the pylons look really tiny though. As it stands, that shelf serves as an area for the main shuttlebay.

    Although I only see this ship being a fraction longer than the E-E at around 700m or so, it has a much larger interior volume. Considering in the STO timeline the federation is at war with the Klingons, Romulans and Borg I figured that the flagship should be tough, well armored with a lot of support craft and still be able to evacuate an entire colony if it needs to.

    Thats why I hope to keep the pylons at their current level. It has the 'under-slung grace' of the Enterprise-D, but also a huge powerful main hull that can take a beating.
     
  4. Belisarius

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    I'm wondering if I should work up a full schematic with references to major components/features. Hrm...


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  5. Titan Designer

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    Go For It!!!
     
  6. Titan Designer

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    Here is a sample of the hull detailing I am working on.

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  7. Herkimer Jitty

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    *Silently judges Titan Designer's work, then waves nonchalantly*

    You may continue.
     
  8. Starship

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    Hey Sean, I don´t wanna to sound rude or disrespect you, but the "ears" (top view) makes her to look strange. Makes me remeber Dobby, from Harry Potter. :)
    About the side view, I´m with the others: looks to much cool! :techman:

    As a curiosity, early in 90´s, the brazilian magazine “Starlog” published the sketch that supposed to be the Enterprise-F. I don´t know who made the sketch, and if it´s fake or not. Already asked Doug Drexler and John Eaves about it, but they don´t know this sketch or his author. Anyway, it´s a cool design, at least for may taste. Pic attached.

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  9. Dac

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    Hmm, I like it as a ship, but for an enterprise it doesnt work.

    An Enterprise has to maintain the traditional layout IMO, meaning the pylons link onto the secondary hull. That's the way its been for 7 of em, and so if you ask me thats the way it should be for all of em.
     
  10. Captain_Amasov

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    Reminds me a bit of the unused holoship that John Eaves designed for Insurrection:

    http://johneaves.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/halo-1.jpg?w=665&h=478
     
  11. MadMan1701A

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    I like it all, except for the engines. That saucer is fantastic. :)
     
  12. Belisarius

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    ^^^
    I'd lose the small protrusion at the front of the saucer's hull (especially on the dorsal surface). That would clean up her forward lines a lot.


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  13. Kaiser

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    Picard: Make it so :)
     
  14. Dac

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    Hahaha, oh well. I've already gone and "cleaned up" the front of the saucer, here's what i've done:

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    Hopefully this gives everyone a better view of the ship, from the aft view I kinda think it evokes the 1701-D, whereas the front looks like the 1701-E.
     
  15. Titan Designer

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    Like the Saucer Better, great work so far
     
  16. lennier1

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  17. BillJ

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    The outline just looks like a Sovereign with the nacelle struts going the other way.
     
  18. Dac

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  19. lennier1

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    That's already discussed and answered in the third comment from the top. Seems reading is considered overrated around these parts. ;)
     
  20. Dac

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    Fair enough, I fucked up.