Crimson Skies

Discussion in 'Anime, Cartoons, Figurines & Paperdolls' started by Gearz, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    That sounds cool, I'm wish I had used a paint mapping tool with my Revised Fury model.
    I mapped it the hard way
    I made a base texture,
    Set UV coordinates,
    Then slowly modified the map one texture at a time until I had the desired result.
    Sounds simple enough . . . . . yeah right! It was a nightmare!
    All of the techniques I know for setting a texture does not work in Pepakura 2.
    Anyhow this is what I have come up with
    http://forum.zealot.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=72082&stc=1&d=1216586800
    This is the engine cowling for the Black Swans J2 Fury.

    The reason it was so difficult to make a flat texture is that the model is round. since I can't use the normal warping tools I have to manually stretch and warp the texture to flow around the curves.
    If you want an example take a look at some of the textures that are used for someones face. http://www.toulouse.ca/MyHead/TDM_Face.jpg [This is not me, found it on the web]

    Its good to know that there is a freeware tool that can do all that for you.

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  2. widget

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  3. Gearz

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    lol...~ white man speaks truth.. wall1 i use the same method + That cowling looks brilliant Fox!!

    Interesting subject widget.. Clearly the CS guys were inspired by (Luft'46) type designs.. come to think of it, a set of luft'46 mini models would be an interesting project.

    Well this model has served its purpose and taught me quite a bit = Aer-roo-planes certainly present some interesting design challenges. The kit has a few simple options and I've included a blank pattern set, although in hindsight, the layout is pretty crappy for repainting / colouring. * still amazes me how modellers can repaint 2D patterns and get it all to match up [scratches head]


    DEVASTATOR HERE


    enjoy
    :thumb:
  4. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    Curtis Wright J2 Fury [revised]

    Hey guys almost finished revising the Curtis Wright J2 Fury.
    The first version I released was nothing more than a rough and ready test.
    It was not made accurately, nor was it given any special detail.


    For this version I took the model back to the drawing board and re-made everything from the ground up.
    I sought out and found detailed blueprints from FASA's boardgame, plus a few other sources.
    I am putting everything I know into this particular build so don't expect this one to be easy.

    Other than the base airframe it will also include some optional extras like:

    • A detailed cockpit
    • Full weapons loadout [Missiles, Aerial Torpedos, etc]
    • A wicked looking stand
    • Choice of propellors [stationary and in-flight]
    • Three textures to choose from
      • Black Swan
      • The Fortune Hunters
      • & My Design
    Hope you guys like this one.

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  5. Gearz

    Gearz Member

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    xadow has done an excellent job building the Devastator, here's some build pics.
    * Updated the kit with the last two shots, thanks for the help with the CS model's mate.:thumb:

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    Devastator Model HERE

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  6. xadow

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    Many thanks Gearz. But all credit goes to you, for the wonderful model.
    The model is a pleasure to build, so if you still haven't got it, get it fast and start building it announce1 :thumb:
  7. widget

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    Any updates from Foxmalcolm on the Bloodhawk?



    I can't find a card P.75 anywhere. Several Styrene and resin ones,but no paper.
  8. sokoroto

    sokoroto New Member

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    Keep up the good work!!!

    I cannot believe it that i just found now about the crimson skies models.Crimson skies ( the original for the pc) was among the best flying games i ever played.Great 30'style,story part error flyn movies,part talespin and part real life(remember the 30's army zeppelin carriers like akon ,makron etc...?

    Its incredible what you have done so far you both foxmalcolm and gearz.
    Is there any possibility...... for a larger and more detailed devastator and fury models?????????

    And....is there any chance a large scale 1:144 pandora would be made....???

    I would complete my set of dream models.......

    (these were partly done by an amazing (yet incomplete) seaduck(konwing l16 from talespin) and a 1:200 hindenburg)

    Please ...Please if you still mess with paper models complete these AMAZING MODELS!!!!!!!
  9. sokoroto

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    ALso i quess the pandora is simiral to the akon/makon

    Its not the same ofcourse but there are a lot of similarities between those airships!
  10. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    Hey, sorry I've been away for awhile.
    I will look into geting some of those models up and ready for download soon.
    In the meantime stay tuned to here and my new website http://foxdesigns.net.au
    there is nothing there just yet but that will change soon enough.

    And no that is not a photo, it's all done in photoshop tooth1

    oh and if you want to see any of my work since I have been away check out my deviant art site http://foxmalcolm.deviantart.com
  11. sokoroto

    sokoroto New Member

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    Thanx god you are still here

    Hi there,thanx god you are still here(the authors of the other amazing projects i spoke about seem to have vanished for the moment:( )
    I love the art of the website!Seriously if crimson skies 3 or a talespin game would ever be made you should apply for a art designer :)

    I am dreaming how cool would a large scale 1:144 (with hangar pandora) and a large scale devastotor and fury could look with more complex models and some high detail textures)

    The original textures from the game looked amazing back in 1999 with some filtering effects applyed but on a paper model they look very inapropriate.I wish i had your skill designing this stuff!!!

    In any case keep up the amazing work and i dream someday you complete the models!!! :)
  12. cgutzmer

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    You have some really nice work! Looking forward to seeing what else you might have :)
    Chris
  13. dadavejdr

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    Hi, i have a problem, models looks great, but the page is broken wall1
    Can somebody tell me where i can find these models?
    Thanks
  14. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    Hang on I was going through a backup disk the other day and I stumbled across the original files, I will try and locate them for you.
  15. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    Here you go
    I uploaded this to my 4shared account seeing how Gearz has dropped his website, I have also tagged it as being created by Gearz and that it was from Zealot.
    I also haven't asked Gearz if this is ok, so if he doesn't want me to link it then I will remove it.
    I was originally just going to PM you the pdf but I figured that there are others who would like it too, so for the time being just follow the link.
    Enjoy
  16. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    And in case anybody asks here is the Pandora
  17. Zathros

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    Those are some sweet models! Thanks for them and hope to see you around more!:thumb:
  18. foxmalcolm

    foxmalcolm -=3D Modeler=-

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    No problem, sorry I haven't been around much, been busy with real life [grrr], I still haven't finalised any of those other CS models I was working on.
    I plan on doing that soon and uploading them as card stock.
    These are the models I am currently working on:
    • Cargo Zeppelin
    • J2 Fury - high detail version
    • FokeWolf Hellhound
    • Ford AutoGyro Taxi
    • Hughes Bloodhawk
    • McCoys Diner
    Hopefully I will have some free time soon to finish these, the models are finished just need to flatten them, re-texture them and test build them . . . .
  19. Zathros

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    Nice list there! This should be interesting. I know about the life part all too well. It his put the kibosh on everything I do lately! :)
  20. Vermin_King

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    These are excellent. BTW ... used Wayback Machine to check out Gearz' site and most everything is available to download.