Concept Design: Ranger Deployment

Its been so long since I used this model, it's a terrible thing spending weeks or in my case months designing and building models and after the first test renders and a renders I take a little more seriously, the model is forgotten. I have taken this out of mothballs and with the wonderful Spawn …

Star Trek Constitution Reimagined Part 7

Constitution Reimagined Latest Renders Length: 1311’5 Feet Width: 577’5 Feet Height: 319’11 Feet 23 Decks. Crew Complement 430. 7 Class F Shuttlecraft Escape Pods 192 164 Primary Hull 4 persons per pod = 656 Crew 28 Secondary Hull 4 persons per pod = 128 Crew Total Escape Pod Personnel Capacity = 768 Click on image …

Star Trek: Mixed Renders

Constitution Class A number of renderings I made after altering the Series Constitution Class to look like both Pilot designs The Cage and Where No Man has Gone Before, and playing with lighting and Ali Ries Background nebula art (used with permission), I also made use of my TOS version of the Dry Dock, I also …

Star Trek: USS Endeavour

USS Endeavour NCC-1895 HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Australia and New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery from 1769 to 1771. This name was suggested in lists of possible ship names in Star Trek The Original Series by …

Concept Design: Pathfinder Class Part 3

After a long delay I have finished and released the Pathfinder Class ship ! This Lightwave3d 9.61 model is for sale hosted on gumroad the link is below €25 Royalty Free >>>>>>  Link   <<<<<< I have at last finished with my version of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701, I was/am looking at new projects and to …

Star Trek: Where No Man has Gone

Where No Man Has Gone Before When the Enterprise attempts to penetrate a space barrier, it is damaged and creates a potentially worse problem. Two crew members, including Kirk's best friend, gain psionic powers that are growing at exponentially. This leaves Captain Kirk with the difficult choice; either marooning them or killing before they get …

Concept Design: Nautilus Rebuild 1: “Reworking Interior Plan”

Reworking Interior Plan Reworking the forward section of the Nautilus, I added a forward hatch just behind the wheelhouse, I was never happy with the cut I made through the upper section of the Salon. With the cut gone and only having one entrance, finding Nemo would descend the steps turning aft and travelling back …

Concept Design: Jules Verne’s Nautilus 11

  Its that time again when I start to read or listen as audiobooks are easier on the eyes 🙂 to one of my favourite books, so I started rereading "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and dug out this image from 2015. as I just cannot get into a new spaceship model at the moment, …

Star Trek Constitution Reimagined Part 5 : Hangar Bay

This is my final work on the Enterprise and its Hangar bay and how I thing it could be, I still think this design can carry between 6 or 8 shuttles depending on the arrangement but this seems to work well You could have 2 stationed in the main hangar, with the duel elevator/rotating (Turntable) …

Star Trek Constitution Reimagined Part 4 Hangar

Its been a while since my last post with my rebooted or reworked Enterprise but also my PC had another fit and I was compelled to reinstall Windows, by slow steps I have reinstalled Lightwave at the last and finished the few details I had to work out on the rebooted constitution class. I had …

Star Trek Constitution Reimagined Part 1

Star Trek Constitution Rebuild Part 1 Well I have returned to this, my re-imagined constitution class, a last throw of the dice with this before I move on to other designs, I have adjusted the scale (again) to 1311'5 ft design and made changes to deck height to fix as many issue as possible.. I …

Star Trek: Renders

Well now I have been busy, rendering yes and some more Star Trek using some background art by Ali Ries,  GrahamTG and dadrian to bring some energy into them, normally I don't do action type renders but here for the first time with Phasers firing all or Klingon torpedoes evading,, 99% in Lightwave and a …

Star Trek Orbital Space(Dry)Dock

I have not been idle, I have over the last week being designing a TOS orbital dry-dock, it has the look of Star Trek The Motion Picture in that its a frame, and I have a shuttle docks in the upper central unit, and Solar panels, normally around a planet / Star-base but it also …

Star Trek: Space Void

Void in Space Crown Nebula is by Casperium A space anomaly appears in a sector close to Starbase18, The USS Enterprise is assigned to investigate, I remember one of James Blish novels,, Spock Must Die! where there is a barrier around Organia, while I was never really satisfied with the device, what if this is …

Concept Design: The Halcyon Part 12 “Halcyon MK1 and MK2”

Halcyon MK1 and MK2 .Available. They are not textured and only available in Lightwave3d for now, if I texture them would equal more time, greater the cost. Of course there is also the early version of the Ranger that I may rework the engines, or maybe I won't and Pathfinder Class Interplanetary ship and the …

Concept Design: The Halcyon Part 11 “Halcyon in Space”

Halcyon in Space I am nearing the end of the first phase of the Halcyon build and getting it ready minus textures for sale, as I work on other sections they will also be for sale at a lesser price and as and if sections have updates they will be free to those who buy …

Concept Design: The Halcyon Part 10 “Halcyon in Orbit”

Halcyon in Orbit I was away on holidays over the past 2 weeks, eager to get back to designing, but now I am here low enthusiasm to get started, so just to get my creative energy going I rendered two new images. No frills, but after the time away I might see the design afresh …

Star Trek: Edge of the Federation

"Edge of the Federation" I dusted of my U.S.S. Enterprise model and with a nice background image by dadrian on deviantart. A much needed break from my own designing, my appreciation for concept artists has grown to such heights, how the likes of Syd Mead, Doug Drexler, Rick Sternbach, do it I cannot say.. But …

Concept Design: The Halcyon Part 8

The  Halcyon The design is almost complete, modelling side of things anyway, I need a break from this to recharge my creative energy before taking on the Internal setting, as mentioned before, this will include the cockpit, corridor, small engine room, main hatch area, cargo area, then on to the land craft (but that may …