Scifieric's Klingon D7 Work in Progress

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by scifieric, Apr 5, 2019.

  1. scifieric

    scifieric Commander Red Shirt

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    Hey everyone! It's been a little while, but I've got a new WIP. All being built in Blender 3D. The windows are just temporary plugs as I will be adjusting them until I think they are a little closer to the placement on the original model. I've got a lot of tweaking to do.

    Thanks for looking in!

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  2. Bernard Guignard

    Bernard Guignard Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Very nice
     
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  3. BK613

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    A great start...
     
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  4. Atolm

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    Masterful work my friend.
     
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  5. scifieric

    scifieric Commander Red Shirt

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    Thank you, Atolm!
     
  6. StarCruiser

    StarCruiser Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    The boom and pod are definitely lookin' good!
     
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  7. scifieric

    scifieric Commander Red Shirt

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    Thank you, StarCruiser!

    Some small progress. Entirely new neck and setting the outlines for the body. The bottom is giving me a rough way to go.

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  8. StarCruiser

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    Do you have an old AMT Klingon kit? Again, that was panto-graphed from one of the miniatures so, the shapes should be pretty much spot on.

    The manta hull is definitely more complex that most people would realize - until they try to model it. Most 3D models get that wrong, and often VERY wrong.
     
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  9. scifieric

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    Yep. I have the kit. I may break it open to study the hull.
     
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  10. Atolm

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    Great work so far bro... I too can account for how deceptively "simple" the shape of the D7's hull is...She's a harsh mistress. I also believe that even Jefferies himself, did not envision the hull as it came out, but rather the model makers of the time "interpreted" his designs as what would be the physical D7 hull.
     
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  11. Irishman

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    I just knew you were up to something good. :)

    Sneaky Eric is sneaky.
     
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  12. scifieric

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    Yeah, the Enterprise is also like that. Double compound curves and such. They're fun to try, but frustratingly difficult to get right.
    That's me! LOL!
     
  13. Donnewtype

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    That looks nice. A good start to a worthy advisory.
     
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  14. scifieric

    scifieric Commander Red Shirt

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    Thank you, Donnewtype!
     
  15. uniderth

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    It is looking GLORIOUS.
     
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  16. scifieric

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    I see what you did there! LOL!
     
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  17. StarCruiser

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    Wait... that wasn't Kor so...?
     
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  18. scifieric

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    Yes it was! "Too bad, Captain. It would have been GLORIOUS!"
     
  19. StarCruiser

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    I mean - it wasn't "our" Kor (member)!
     
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  20. scifieric

    scifieric Commander Red Shirt

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    LOL! Got it! (That's great!)