Jupiter 2 scratchbuild by Bill George

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Maurice, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Maurice

    Maurice Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 17, 2005
    Walking distance from Starfleet HQ
    Yes, Bill is a pro modelmaker, but he is also a big scifi fan and builds models from scratch just cuz.

    Here's an article on Modeler Magic about his recent project to build a replica of Lost In Space's Jupiter 2. Bill's model is pretty unique in that its exterior is based on the full size standing setpiece used in various episodes of the show, rather than the filming miniatures. It also has a complete control deck interior, and he built a bunch of at-scale bits of furniture and equipment seen outside the ship.

    Building the JUPITER 2 with Bill George <link>

    Video featuring the model made for his Sci-Fi Airshow site.
  2. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

    Jan 11, 2010
    Metro-Birmingham, Alabama
    Gorgeous work there!
  3. Ensign Ro-

    Ensign Ro- Commander Red Shirt

    Jan 22, 2011
    Maine, USA
    That is freakin' awesome! I'm in awe of the talent.
  4. Sarvek

    Sarvek Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jun 8, 2001
    Oregon, USA
    Awesome work. Fantastic detail.
  5. Solarbaby

    Solarbaby Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jul 29, 2009
    How did they have the gallileo shuttlecraft fly past in background. I assume CGI? but how does it fly behind objects without a bluescreen?
  6. Tom Hendricks

    Tom Hendricks Kylo failed you, I won't. Premium Member

    Jun 7, 2004
    Tom Hendricks
    Masking, a lot of masking. Its not just the Galileo, but all the props and tables as well.