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Re: Something big

Post by Abacus » 2018-05-14 01:54pm

I like the changes being made to the model. I think the addition of those ventral turrets is, tactically, a smart idea.
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Re: Something big

Post by PhoenixKnig » 2018-05-14 06:57pm

It is up on his site
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Re: Something big

Post by fractalsponge1 » 2018-05-17 09:58am

Here it is:

4k source in link to my site

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Re: Something big

Post by Vympel » 2018-05-17 10:53am

fractalsponge1 wrote:
2018-05-17 09:58am
Here it is:

4k source in link to my site

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EDIT: not sure why my image as URL code is not working, but here's the bare link:
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/ZrAKR/
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Re: Something big

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2018-05-17 11:32am

Indeed. As much as I love pretty much all of your big ships, there is something so iconic about the ISD that elevates it above the rest.
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Re: Something big

Post by PhoenixKnig » 2018-05-17 11:58am

It looks great and wonderful.
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Re: Something big

Post by Marko Dash » 2018-05-18 01:12am

looks awesome. the only detraction i can see is that, for me anyway, the 'chin' ventral turrets look either too tall or too far forward. in the side profile especially they're a rather noticeable deviation from the lines of the rest of the ship.
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Re: Something big

Post by Abacus » 2018-05-18 09:41am

Marko Dash wrote:
2018-05-18 01:12am
looks awesome. the only detraction i can see is that, for me anyway, the 'chin' ventral turrets look either too tall or too far forward. in the side profile especially they're a rather noticeable deviation from the lines of the rest of the ship.
That actually doesn't bother me at all. I kind of like it, because it seems far more realistic in terms of battery placement.
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Re: Something big

Post by Geforce » 2018-05-19 07:32am

First of all....it's absolutely gorgeous :D :luv:

but...for myself as a detail extremist

The turrets are there... are quite a bit larger aren't they, and placed further forward too. Is it possible to size the triples down and the octets up?

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Re: Something big

Post by Weedle McHairybug » 2018-05-21 12:54pm

Pretty good Rogue One Star Destroyer, fractal. Definitely worthy of an ILM ship.

Speaking of ILM ships, though, a bit off topic, but I really need to know this: Was the Supremacy entirely computer-generated, or did they have an ILM set model for it akin to the Executor? Might as well ask the same for the actual Rogue One Star Destroyers. I know from the Star Wars Launch Bay photos that at for Rogue One, at the very least the Death Star, the U-Wing, Krennic's shuttle, and the TIE fighters are actual ILM set props, and that for The Last Jedi, at least the Mandator IV, TIE/fo fighter, the Resistance Bomber, Millennium Falcon, TIE Silencer, the AT-M6, and the Resistance ski speeder were also actual ILM set props instead of CGI (possibly also any ILM set props that were seen in the Force Awakens section of the Launch Bay as well).

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Re: Something big

Post by Elheru Aran » 2018-05-21 06:45pm

AFAIK, apart from the Warfare of Star Wars book or whatever it was called that he did a few pictures for, Fractal hasn't been involved with Star Wars on an official level and I don't think that's changed.
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Re: Something big

Post by Weedle McHairybug » 2018-05-21 07:48pm

Elheru Aran wrote:
2018-05-21 06:45pm
AFAIK, apart from the Warfare of Star Wars book or whatever it was called that he did a few pictures for, Fractal hasn't been involved with Star Wars on an official level and I don't think that's changed.
Sorry for asking, it's just that I really have no idea about whether they used pure CGI or the ILM models for the Supremacy. Bing images yield no results.

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Re: Something big

Post by fractalsponge1 » 2018-05-22 10:53am

I've never been involved in SW other than for a book. But, I can tell you about the process a bit: Supremacy was CGI - and a lot of detail was ripped off of the R1 ISD model to fill it out. To my knowledge there is no set model for this. The R1 hero ISD model was CGI. I'm not too sure about the rest.

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https://www.artstation.com/artwork/q1292

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Re: Something big

Post by Weedle McHairybug » 2018-05-22 07:25pm

fractalsponge1 wrote:
2018-05-22 10:53am
I've never been involved in SW other than for a book. But, I can tell you about the process a bit: Supremacy was CGI - and a lot of detail was ripped off of the R1 ISD model to fill it out. To my knowledge there is no set model for this. The R1 hero ISD model was CGI. I'm not too sure about the rest.

Animation:

https://www.artstation.com/artwork/q1292
So, no set model. Shame really, I really loved looking at ILM models, especially the Executor, just loved the design.

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