It's the Constellation!

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Tallguy, Nov 22, 2017.

  1. Tallguy

    Tallguy Commodore Commodore

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    I started this last summer. I've made a little progress since then.

    This is a 3D computer model of the original AMT Enterprise kit. I am using @Shaw 's plans to try and recreate this so that I can use it as a basis for an "accurate" model of the U.S.S. Constellation from The Doomsday Machine.

    I figure I'm well over 75% done, just getting to the details at this point. Then to texturing.

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    Share and enjoy!
     
  2. Donny

    Donny Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Nice! Are you purposefully modeling it to look like molded plastic? The shuttlebay details looks as such. Nice touch!
     
  3. Tallguy

    Tallguy Commodore Commodore

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    The materials are temp, but yeah I certainly don't mind that it looks like an unpainted kit.

    My "plan" is to get a mesh that's pretty close to the model kit. Then I'll detail it to be like to "11 foot" version of the AMT kit. Hopefully extrapolating what it would be like to build the Constellation at the same scale as the Enterprise.
     
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  4. Q2UnME

    Q2UnME Commodore Commodore

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    Awesome....

    Don't forget the droopy engines too. ;)

    Q2
     
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  5. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It looks quite plastic moddel-ish. :biggrin:
     
  6. uniderth

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    I started one like this but Shaw's plans weren't exact enough for me. So I decided to wait until I bought an actual model then I could measure it myself.

    Yours looks great!
     
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  7. Michael

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    Awesome idea! Looking forward as to how this will progress. :techman:
     
  8. ashefivekay

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    That looks great! Are you going to have a 'functional' version and then a 'destroyed' version?
     
  9. Tallguy

    Tallguy Commodore Commodore

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    But of course! :)

    I've never done "damage" before, so this will be interesting. It's difficult to take a blow torch to a computer model.
     
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  10. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    If @Tallguy animates it, you just know they need to wobble. :D
     
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  11. Q2UnME

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    :beer: :whistle:
     
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  12. publiusr

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    Brings back fond memories.
     
  13. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    Like the memory of the 70's version of the kit being blue?
     
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  14. Tallguy

    Tallguy Commodore Commodore

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    Just about done with the nacelle. Except I'm probably going to re-do the geometry. I think. But it's progress.
     
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  16. Tallguy

    Tallguy Commodore Commodore

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    Making progress! Soon on to texturing. (e.g. where most of my projects DIE!)

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  17. ItIsGreen

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    This is cool. I wish I knew how to do stuff like this.
     
  18. Robert Simmons

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    Tallguy you are pushing a soft spot of mine with this model. I like it!
     
  19. Tallguy

    Tallguy Commodore Commodore

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    Thanks! That means a lot!

    I just realized that I didn't model the three dimples on the underside of the saucer. Of course that's never seen on screen. I just like them!
     
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  20. Tallguy

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    No actual work, but another pretty picture.

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