April 2021 Art Challenge: Big in Japan

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Rekkert, Apr 7, 2021.

  1. Rekkert

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    I've been getting more and more into SciFi anime lately, so I thought that I could make this month's challenge to apply the style of a Japanese SciFi franchise to an element of Star Trek!

    It could be a ship redesign to look like something out of Gundam, a poster for Trek in the style of Akira, heck even how Starfleet would respond to a Godzilla attack! Any mix of elements between Trek and Japanese SciFi that you can come up with! Doesn't necessarily have to be a mix with a specific franchise, something just using a fitting style as a base is perfect as well! As an example of this last point, take this redesign of the Enterprise using a generic Japanese SciFi look, by Damon Moran.

    Hope this is apt for the challenge and not something that was done before, sorry if it was. :)

    As usual, these rules apply for this contest (from the Art Challenge Guidelines):
    • the artwork you submit should be created during the month of the challenge
    • only one final image can be submitted (although it may contain multiple views)
    • your final entry should be posted in this thread (although dedicated WIP threads are appreciated)
     
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  3. BorgMan

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    Huh, funky, I was looking at some anime ships and was thinking along the same lines! Something about hollow rings as warp cores / warp nacelles just make them work.
     
  4. ashefivekay

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    I don't know if I'll have time to do it but I already have an idea.
     
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  6. publiusr

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    I love Ori ships for the same reason. For in and others made ships from Gundam parts...the USS Val’Walo
     
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  8. The Lensman

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    Well, if the entry didn't have to be original, I'd enter this image that I did a year or so ago.

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    With everything going on in my life right now, I don't think I'll have time to come up with anything better.
     
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  12. Michael

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  13. BorgMan

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    Windows Update ate a model I was working on but didn't have the chance to save before I rushed to a dentist appointment. So... I don't know if I'll be able to make it this round.
     
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  15. gazomg

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    nice reference list.

    btw, is that a young yaphet kotto in your avatar ?
     
  16. Michael

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    ^ Depends on your definition of “young”, I guess. That photo is from a publicity shot from Homicide: Life on the Street, which means Kotto must have been in his mid-fifties at that point. :)
     
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  17. ashefivekay

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    Had an idea but I'm just not going to get it done this month alas.
     
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    I did my best :alienblush:
    Full Metal Panic series as a source.

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    I wonder how many grade school kids have envisioned this whacked out "mash-up", Godzilla versus the Enterprise?

    The starship is by Makofish, the 1962 Godzilla is from 2009MechaGodzilla and the Starbase 11 buildings...uh, I can't recall where I found them or who modeled them, sorry.
     
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    [​IMG] Here's my hat in the ring: Uchū tanken-ka (Space Explorer) Enterprise!
     
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