Shaw's artistic endeavors

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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby Shaw » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:59 pm

Thanks guys!


TrekMD wrote:How long were you waiting?! :)

About an hour... which is why their kinda rough.



Recently I've been putting time in on my research of decal graphics used on the 33 inch Enterprise and Galileo studio models...

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Still needs some work, but I feel like I'm getting closer to the final artwork.



At some point I'd love to do a model of the USS Kongo based on Thomas Sasser's model for Starship Exeter...

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He did a great job on it and it was an interesting variation.

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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby Shaw » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:33 pm

Here something I've been playing with while bedridden for the past month...

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The idea is what would plans of starship 1701 have looked like before construction started in 2243? It's a combination of my reverse engineered 1964 Jefferies plans and the work I had done on deck plans between 2008 and 2010.

It might not come to anything in the end, but it has kept me occupied.

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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby Tesral » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:55 pm

I hope you follow through. This would be interesting. I like the places your head takes us Shaw.
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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby slawton » Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:15 pm

Shaw wrote:Here something I've been playing with while bedridden for the past month...


What is the egg shaped thing on the top/rear of the saucer? I don't recall ever seeing anything like that.
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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby kobayashimaru » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:43 am

sweet! more Shaw schematics,
they'll make for an excellent period-appropriate "MasterScreenDisplay"
when all the subsystems are filled in, though as a general fitout it's great for TrekRPG'ing.

I like the sheer amount of detail collated all in the one spot
as the borg would say, 'yoink" :borg:

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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby Shaw » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:27 pm

Thanks guys!

I uploaded a handful of changes to my demo site. Eventually I'll make it into a final version.

slawton wrote:What is the egg shaped thing on the top/rear of the saucer? I don't recall ever seeing anything like that.

I'm not sure... impulse reactor blister?

This was a feature included on both the October and November 1964 plans for the studio models, but the October plans included an alternate configuration which is what ended up on the models. Both drawings had a single impulse engine opening while the alternative with two was also part of the October plans.

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Re: Shaw's artistic endeavors

Postby el gato » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:20 pm

Shaw wrote:
slawton wrote:What is the egg shaped thing on the top/rear of the saucer? I don't recall ever seeing anything like that.

I'm not sure... impulse reactor blister?

This was a feature included on both the October and November 1964 plans for the studio models, but the October plans included an alternate configuration which is what ended up on the models. Both drawings had a single impulse engine opening while the alternative with two was also part of the October plans.


So an early version of the linear accelerator
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