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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby WarpNein » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:04 pm

Coming along. One thing I'm quite liking is that since this material scoffs at sandpaper, I can experiment with paneling and colors and sand it all off without bothering the model itself much.

Dorsal details so far.

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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby datakirk2012 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:43 am

that's looking awesome - especially for hand painted.

that said - i've never been a fan of shapeways materials they always come across as "bitty" or perhaps porus? very different from standard FDM printing i'm used to anyways.

the ship design is quite cool too - you can definitely see the sovereign lineage in it

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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby WarpNein » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:42 am

Dorsal azteking ongoing. I'm starting to wonder how I'm going to do pennants and registries. Might snag myself a couple of fine tip Prismacolor markers, or break out one of my old brushes that's down to its last few bristles.

The blue areas are intended to be sensor palettes in keeping with the reconnaissance aspect. They'll get filled in with some gold and silver details.

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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby WarpNein » Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:45 am

I just dipped my brush in my milk. Time to go to bed.

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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby Tesral » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:00 am

WarpNein wrote:I just dipped my brush in my milk. Time to go to bed.


Beats drinking the washer fluid, but agreed.
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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby el gato » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:01 pm

Very nice... nay, impressive!
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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby MEATLOAFr » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:48 pm

Tesral wrote:
WarpNein wrote:I just dipped my brush in my milk. Time to go to bed.


Beats drinking the washer fluid, but agreed.


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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby Tesral » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:06 am

MEATLOAFr wrote:
Tesral wrote:
WarpNein wrote:I just dipped my brush in my milk. Time to go to bed.


Beats drinking the washer fluid, but agreed.


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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby WarpNein » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:17 pm

First pass at the registry, with the tiniest Prismacolors I could find. It's a mess. But it's water soluble. And these are great for pretty much everything other puny detail, even though the texture isn't ideal.

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Re: USS Aurangzeb (3D print excursion)

Postby WarpNein » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:12 am

Starting work on secondary hull detail. I removed the registry for now, but these work really well for pennants.

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