Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship (COMPLETED!)

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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby Starcraft Models » Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:25 pm

Hi Guys,
It's been awhile since I posted here. I'm happy to either scale down my decals or send my file to Jeff to produce. Jeff's a great guy and we work great together.

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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:31 pm

Starcraft Models wrote:Hi Guys,
It's been awhile since I posted here. I'm happy to either scale down my decals or send my file to Jeff to produce. Jeff's a great guy and we work great together.



There ya go.....words from the BossMan himself!

I've been working on that 'decal #4' for a little bit this morning...taking a break from it now. Whew. LOTS of panels in there, and a lot of them just go better when you cut it down to 2 or 3 panels per application. It's a chore, but it's looking good so far. Guess it's time to go paint up the clear pieces and get them ready. Model should be done by tonight. Next up - the stand!

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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:47 pm

Some snaps as of the noon break.
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I think the metallic is still showing through nicely. We'll have to see once it's done and the final gloss is applied.

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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:23 pm

Construction note: there are a few panels on decal 4 that overlap the side wraparound decals. I tried overlapping them and they look a little weird. Better to call them spares in case the side decals wrinkle. Otherwise I'm cutting them off.

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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:03 pm

Real time modeling posts going on here. This is all I have left. Is it just me, or does this look like some sort of crazy Jackal skull to anyone else?
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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:07 pm

Omg, decals are done! Now just need to let them dry, do some touch up painting, and get started pimping out the stand. These have been a long time coming.
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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:07 am

End of the night. Got the engine ring back on, the impulse engine painted, and a few other housekeeping things done. Still waiting for the lower headlight blisters to dry, so they're not attached yet. But here's some almost-done shots.
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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby novahobbies » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:08 am

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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby Moongrim » Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:16 pm

novahobbies wrote:Real time modeling posts going on here. This is all I have left. Is it just me, or does this look like some sort of crazy Jackal skull to anyone else?
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Now that you mention it...


Excellent work on the ship!
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Re: Starcrafts D'kyr class Vulcan ringship

Postby slawton » Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:30 pm

novahobbies wrote:Real time modeling posts going on here. This is all I have left. Is it just me, or does this look like some sort of crazy Jackal skull to anyone else?
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Yes, the mind plays tricks -- hence the ink blot test. Where does this part fit on the ship - I don't see where it goes?

Nice job on the model. What colors did you use and how did you do the blue interior rectangles on the ring?
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