The New Enterprise in 3D! ... NOW FINISHED (threads merged)

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by MadMan1701A, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. SalvorHardin

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    I would be very interested to see you give it another try.
    After all you've learned and all the new images we have on the Enterprise and the various models, it should be a fun, enjoyable process.
     
  2. Praetor

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    Do it Madman! I dare you to do better! ;)
     
  3. MadMan1701A

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    Thanks guys. :) I'll probably start up on it tonight. :)

    I just needed a little push...
     
  4. Praetor

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    *shove*

    :D
     
  5. sojourner

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    To tell the truth, I would wait to see the movie at this point. Otherwise you will finish this version, see something in the movie you missed, and feel compelled to start over again.
     
  6. MadMan1701A

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    Nah. :) I have plenty of reference pics of the model, and if I am in doubt, I will look at TobiasRichters to fill in the blanks. His is just about perfect.

    I may have to re-do stuff like the way the nacelles glow, or something, but that kind of stuff isn't a big deal. :)
     
  7. jefferiestubes8

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    opening animation for Fedcon 2009

    Tobias Richter made an opening animation for Fedcon 2009.
    Length: 4:51
    CGI shots of
    USS Kelvin (NCC-0514)
    USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
    All in a gorgeous HD video.



     
  8. sojourner

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    Re: opening animation for Fedcon 2009

    Very nice! Poor Kelvin. Always getting bullied.
     
  9. Maurice

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    Re: opening animation for Fedcon 2009

    i know I'm asking for it, but that render is exactly why the old approach to Trek is "out". Stately, lingering beauty passes, and little weak-looking weapons blasts. It's almost, dare I say it, reverential...and tedious as heck.
     
  10. sojourner

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    Re: opening animation for Fedcon 2009

    Well, um, he did say he was trying to show off the two ships, which does lend itself to less frenetic camera moves, wide shots, and not destroying the ships with the first 2 hits.;)
     
  11. ThunderAeroI

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    I liked the movie, a little cheesy and I wish the big E would have used its Phaser banks at least once. But the sound effects were good. What I wouldn't give for an Enterprise D phaser buildup placed on the 1701.
     
  12. Kaiser

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    It did use its phasers in it it just instead of a long beam they made it have something similar to Pulse Phaser Cannons :drool:
     
  13. MadMan1701A

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    hmm... I alway's thought the phaser build-up effect on the Enterprise D was too slow... It would work better I think if that ring was a bunch of separate emitters, that would fire in rapid succession. :)
     
  14. ThunderAeroI

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    I agree its 'shown' slow. I just assume if you where firing the phaser in real life the build up would happen so fast that you couldn't see the glow.

    If you want to talk about real life (and mind you we are in a trek forum), I'd assume you would have a few different phaser emitters like in the new movie and you would have beams of a certian length. So i'd say the movie got that right.

    The buildup in a circle around the saucer just looks awesome, thats all.