Star Ship Polaris

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by aridas sofia, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. reanimatedfish

    reanimatedfish Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Vektor, you need to understand something. You are not permitted to die until your Enterprise F design is done in glorious 3-D.
     
  2. USS Intrepid

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    Sorry to hear about the health issues, Vektor, hope things get resolved for soon.
     
  3. Vektor

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  4. Albertese

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    Gorgeous.

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  5. Santaman

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    Nice, very nice! :cool::bolian:

    Hmm do I spot jet engines? :shifty:
     
  6. USS Intrepid

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    That's just beautiful. Brilliant work.
     
  7. Ptrope

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    Love this hexagonal surface - a couple of cracks apparent around the nozzles, but other than that, a wonderful break from the other smooth surfaces and just one more thing that makes it look real. Nice job! (as always, of course ;))
     
  8. NebulaClassGuy

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    I also love the "golf ball" hex surface... very nice touch.
     
  9. Psion

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    Thanks for another fantastic update, Vektor!

    Does the airlock door match detail from any live-action set?
     
  10. Vektor

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    Not as such. There is a scene where an EVA pod is launched that includes a live-action element for the occupant, but everything else will be CG. I've put a lot of detail into this part of the model for that very reason.
     
  11. sojourner

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    Aw, where'd my "Welcome" mat go?;)

    Beautiful as ever Vektor.:techman:
     
  12. Vektor

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    Tell it to the texturing guys. ;)
     
  13. Vektor

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    So I decided to do an alternate version of the windows above the EVA bay doors. The idea here is a kind of control booth where EVA excursions and lander module docking maneuvers are directed and monitored. The windows are at floor level inside the booth and only come up about 3.5 feet. Control panels, monitors, etc. are located above the windows and to either side, so the crew person manning the booth is able to look down onto the EVA platform and the lander module docking bay unobstructed.

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    The previous version was okay but I thought bowing the windows out a bit would help with the sight lines.

    Just a few more details to add in this area and it's done.
     
  14. Gep Malakai

    Gep Malakai Vice Admiral Admiral

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    That looks really good – they read as as windows now. I'd thought the previous version was exposed structural members!
     
  15. sojourner

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    Agreed, these look much more like windows than the previous geometry.
     
  16. northstar

    northstar Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Always beautiful. Now get it finished !!!!!
     
  17. Vektor

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    Fixing geometry and smoothing errors, and adding lots of details:

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  18. USS Intrepid

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    I really can't wait to see her fly. Amazing work.
     
  19. sojourner

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    I really don't see how it can be better with texturing mapping. The level of detail and the solid colors work amazingly well.


    And see! Now you've got a guy standing there! He needs a welcome mat!
     
  20. Psion

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    Maybe his name is Matt ... and he's there to greet visitors.
     

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