Klingon Green (again)

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Klingon Green (again)

Postby Tesral » Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:32 pm

I picked this as the primary color right off the Bird of Prey studio model, for what that is worth. A model shop shot, not on screen.

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Re: Klingon Green (again)

Postby FLEETYARD » Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:53 pm

But isn't it too light?
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Re: Klingon Green (again)

Postby Tesral » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:15 am

FLEETYARD wrote:But isn't it too light?


Nope, that is right off the model. What is not is the whole of the story. Lighting can change colors drastically. None of us old lags would have picked greenish gray as the real color of the beloved TOS-E. It always looked bluish white to me.

As said, base color off the studio model in the shop. That does not include the highlight, shadow, or detail colors. The model is not one color.
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Re: Klingon Green (again)

Postby trekriffic » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:44 pm

Tesral wrote:
FLEETYARD wrote:But isn't it too light?


Lighting can change colors drastically. None of us old lags would have picked greenish gray as the real color of the beloved TOS-E. It always looked bluish white to me.


That is so true. Another example would be the original D7 painted with shades of light green and grey violet and yet it looked solid light gray on screen. Studio lights really washed out the colors.
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