Studio Scale K'tinga

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by REL, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. REL

    REL Commander Red Shirt

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    Hello,

    One of the things I'm working on at the moment. This is the same size of the studio model at nearly 4 feet.

    Thanks for looking

    Start of the bridge module.
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    The beginning work on the body, this will be vac formed so the sidewall proportions are slightly thicker for that purpose.

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  2. Lord_Schtupp

    Lord_Schtupp Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Very impressive project, nice detailing on the bridge. sweet!
     
  3. Albertese

    Albertese Commodore Commodore

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    Outstanding as always.

    Are you detailing with kit parts or just scratch-building everything? If using kit-parts, can you list what's going into these?

    --Alex
     
  4. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    Man that's beautiful! The detailing on the bridge area is positively stunning. Is that a 1/350 resin K'Tinga next to it for scale?
     
  5. butch101

    butch101 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    WOW!!! Impressive work here !
    How much for this work of art and how big will it be once completed ?
     
  6. trekriffic

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    Man... that's pretty frickin' awesome!
     
  7. REL

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    Thanks everyone.


    I cut the main body into 4 parts so they could fit my vac former. I formed them in 1/8" plastic, then joined them all together. Now I have a plastic shell for detailing.

    I did the same with the bridge earlier.

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    And the ball.

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  8. Lord_Schtupp

    Lord_Schtupp Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Looking good!

    Skillz, you have them. :D
     
  9. REL

    REL Commander Red Shirt

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    I'm doing more work on the body.

    The side vents.

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    After trimmed up and installed.

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    Lots of scribing.

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  10. Kaiser

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    How did you add all the greebles on the hull? :)

    Also nice Product placement ;)
     
  11. BK613

    BK613 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    That scribing job is insane! Awesome work!
     
  12. Bernard Guignard

    Bernard Guignard Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Looking very good the raised panels are going to be interesting. :bolian::bolian::bolian::bolian::bolian:
     
  13. Albertese

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    REL, what is your tool of choice for scribing like this? And what kind of straightedge do you use that stays put while working and contours to the hull?

    I've tried this type of thing in the past but it always turned out a little sloppy...

    --Alex
     
  14. REL

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    Thanks.

    I use a dental type scribing tool, and use a thin metal ruler, or Dymo tape for contours.

    Here's some updates.

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  15. Kaiser

    Kaiser Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    This will be so epic when its done :klingon:
     
  16. JES

    JES Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    ^You said it.

    It is already epic as she is now, but she will be even more so when completed.
     
  17. REL

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    Thank you.
    I did the piping along the back of the bridge.

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  18. Bernard Guignard

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    Very nice work looking forward to the final results. :techman::techman::techman::techman::techman:
     
  19. 137th Gebirg

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    I cannot believe how crisp and clean this all looks. Positively stunning!
     
  20. Psion

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    YES!

    I think I've finally found a rough/unfinished surface in one of REL's works! If you look along the back of the platform that holds the bridge, to the left of the trunk that has all the amazing piping, there's a panel with a rough seam that might need more putty and a bit of sanding.

    Or maybe it's just a bit of dust.

    Its amazing that it's this hard to find a flaw in REL's models.