"Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra"

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by D-WHALE, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Yes. VERY disappointing pic. :p:D:p

    BUT -

    EXCELLENT PROGRESS!!! :):):):):)
  2. blueyeppoon

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    Looks fantastic! I love Star Trek and watch all of the series as often as possible but I never knew all these things about the show!
    This stuff is great I love your models and I love the education along with it.
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    It looks like you are making GREAT PROGRESS on this project!!!
  4. spaceagent-9

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    you really have done a great job on this marko. any new pics?
  5. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

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    just the last pictures on page one and what you saw at Facebook!
    still on the texturing process, i have now 7 of 11 pages finished!
    maybe someone are interest in the sheet of the "urban camouflage"? here is an A4 sheet (with 360 dpi)

    tamarian_urban-camo.jpg
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  6. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    WOW! THANK YOU! :)

    How did you make it?
  7. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

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    well it is a simple trick with Corel Photopaint! here a tutorial! for a better understanding i opened the "Object" layer on the right side!

    first step is to create a page with 10% black! thats the "Background"

    tut-1.jpg

    2. go to "Mask"->"Select All" and create with "copy" and "paste" a second layer ("Object 1")

    tut-2.jpg

    3. select this object, go again to "Mask"->"Select All"! then go to "Edit"->"Fill" and choose 20% black to fill the Object

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    4. now you have the Background with 10% and the first layer with 20% black! duplicate "Object1" and repeat the last step and fill "Object 2" with 30% black!

    tut-4.jpg

    5. click now the "eye" of object 2 in the object layer to make the Object 2 unvisible! Choose now object 1, go again to "Mask"->"Select All"!
    Then go to "Effects" -> "Distort" -> "Blocks"

    tut-5.jpg

    6. choose now a Block height and width with "100" and max. offset with 50%! you can see how it change!

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    7. repeat the step with "Object 2", but change the max offset to 100%!

    tut-7.jpg

    8. i do a bit zoom in to see the different! as you can see are the blocks of object 2 still to big and to regular!

    tut-8.jpg

    9. if you repeat the last "Effects" step, then will the blocks irregular and smaller! tut-9.jpg

    10. last step is to combine Object 1 and 2 with the background and you have a completed page!

    thats it! ;)
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  8. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    GREAT! Thank you! :)

    (Hit the LIKE button, folks..! ;))
  9. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    @D-WHALE, Thank you for the Camo pattern. It looks quite interesting!!!
    It will be GREAT for any "modern" military diorama.
  10. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

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    first sections came together and it grows

    DSCI0317.JPG DSCI0318.JPG
  11. linweseregon

    linweseregon Well-Known Member

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    Awesome, as always :D
  12. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    This is looking REALLY GOOD!
  13. Revell-Fan

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  14. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

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    little update:

    added the next section including 32 mini tubes and one engine is done!

    DSCI02910.JPG DSCI02920.JPG DSCI03010.JPG
  15. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    @D-WHALE, Now you are just teasing all of us GREEBLERS!!!;););)
    I REALLY LIKE the detail that you are putting into this model!!!
    This is REALLY coming together BEAUTIFULLY!!!
  16. Revell-Fan

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    THIS IS ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!! I'm so looking forward to this model!!! :):):):):)
  17. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

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    just a little teaser again :D

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  18. linweseregon

    linweseregon Well-Known Member

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    First class designing! :D
  19. Rhaven Blaack

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    That is another FINE looking model!!!
    Thank you for sharing it with us!!!
  20. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

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    finally done! my interpretation of the Tamarian Vessel! the stand is this time not my best, but i think it is okay!

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