Enterprise NX-01 Refit (by Cubey Terra) VOTE!

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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby SingleMind » Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:11 pm

I like the color choice. Will be doing mine in a similar color when get doing one.
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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby ulvdemon » Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:18 pm

That looks great. Outstanding work as always.

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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby Quark_1961 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:48 am

If you happen to have the 2014 Ships Of The Line calendar you'll see that the refit is actually painted in TOS colors so you're following DeSalle's revision of the ship exactly. I'm working on this ship myself right now. I chose to color it the usual metallic first and then do the TOS coloring over it so it would be in line with what would've happened in the drydock at the shipyards during the refit. Image
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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby Cubey Terra » Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:55 am

I like the idea of metallic with light paint over it. Would that be just a thin layer or some kind of translucent paint?

Me, I'm sticking with my grey enamels. After days without touching the model, today I managed to add some detail to the saucer's underside.

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I notice that the clear sensor dome has two cracks in it. Clear parts are so fragile. I'm trying to hide the cracks with a white semi-translucent paint.

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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby Cubey Terra » Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:11 am

Dry-fitting the parts before final assembly. I still have more detail to paint as well as the decals, but everything is coming together nicely.

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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby Cubey Terra » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:47 pm

Using a pin vice, I half-drilled each of the windows. Instead of ill-defined dents in the hull, now I have perfectly round portholes that I can paint later with a warm white paint (or a dark colour for unlit windows).

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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby el gato » Sun Mar 30, 2014 11:39 pm

The TOS colors look really good on it!
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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby Moongrim » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:32 pm

I concur with El Gato.
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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby Cubey Terra » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:41 pm

Thanks!

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Re: 1/1000 Scale Enterprise NX-01 Refit - WIP

Postby ulvdemon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:18 pm

I am jealous of your skills! Plus this looks outstanding. :) Great work.


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