Mutara Discovery

Mutara Discovery

This week Chris Khun released his blender model of the Discovery. I decided to pair it with another find, Mark Kingsnorth nebula generation in blender. He has loads of examples but my eye was caught by one that looked so familiar, the Mutara Nebula.

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Essex Beauty

Essex Beauty

Further adventures in blender texturing. I decided to try and convert one of metlesitsfleetyards meshes from the enterprise timeframe over to blender cycles. So this is the Daedelus class mesh done in the style of enterprise, ala Aethernaut.

I was very fortunate that blender, as per 2.79, have the …

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Shuttlecraft Takura

Shuttlecraft Takura

I took some time out and converted Raul Mamoru's Galileo mesh over too Blender Cycles. This is the mesh that contains the UV unwrapped registry that was in a psd file. I converted it over to an SVG and regenerated the registry.

I would like to see a phase II …

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Interceptor class at Warp #360

This is my first 360 video. It is the same scene as the previous video, however, the camera was swapped out and replaced with an equirectangular to have the whole scene done in 360.

You can look around as all the stars pass by, yay! I sat down to attempt …

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Interceptor class at Warp #2

Here is an updated attempt at a ship at warp in blender, it looks very similar to the last one, except it is all done in blender, I have converted over the interceptor mesh from Lightwave. It is rendered using cycles and the stretched stars now have that rainbow effect …

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Bhaskara in Sun

Bhaskara in Sun

I was very excited to wake up this morning to find out that the U.S.S. Shenzhou blender mesh that ChrisKuhn was working at over the weekend was finished and released.

As is my way I try to see if the registry can be changed, which was easy/hard …

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U.S.S. Sirius Orthos

U.S.S. Sirius Ortho-A U.S.S. Sirius Ortho-B

Here are some orthographic views of the Enterprise Phase II mesh from metlesitsfleetyards that I converted over to Blender cycles.

Blender Cycles mesh, Inkscape background Phase II Enterprise by David Metlesits

U.S.S. Sirius Dorsal U.S.S. Sirius Ventral U.S.S. Sirius Port U.S.S. Sirius Starboard U.S.S. Sirius Fore U.S.S. Sirius Aft

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USS Sirius Beauty

USS Sirius Beauty

I have been trying to convert some metlesitsfleetyards meshes over from MAX into blender cycles. I don't know why this one caught my eye so much, maybe because it is one you don't see too much. This model is supposed to be the "refit" that was to happen to the …

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Interceptor Nebula

Interceptor Nebula

I found this stock texture today for a nebula:

grahamtg

I was curious to see what messing around with emission planes in blender can give for for lighting setup. Still have a bit too learn but it is interesting how lighting and compositing in blender work.

The Interceptor mesh is …

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Drydock Flyby

Drydock Flyby

So my experiments with blender cycles continued. This shot is similar to one I did in lightwave years ago:

Gryphon Flyby

However every thing has been converted over to blender cycles. I have been playing around with the Interceptor Class mesh I did years ago to learn more about blender …

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