Rendezvous with Rama

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My attempt showing the S.S.V. Endeavour approaching and then touching down on the surface of Rama, modelled in @Lightwave3d, I modified the Endeavour a little.

Rendezvous with Rama is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1973. Set in the 2130s, the story involves a 50-by-20-kilometre (31 by 12 mi) cylindrical alien starship that enters the Solar System. The story is told from the point of view of a group of human explorers who intercept the ship in an attempt to unlock its mysteries.

Starblazer Comic Designs

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New model completed based on another Starblazer comic No:103 ROBOTS OF DEATH July 1983 Cover art: by Keith Robson, Writer: T Stent, Interior Artist: Carlos Pino.

I tweaked the design and decided on its scale. I included in one image a scale referance with the classic USS Enterprise canon length and my other Starblazer design, Starhawk’s SpaceRider and I also included Dan Dare’s Eagle Shuttle from 2000AD the smallest vessel at 100ft

Dundee Class Crusier
Feet / Meters
Length : 3609’6ft / 1100.20m
Height : 859’10ft / 261.85m
Width : 1623’3ft / 494.78m
Wasp Fighter
Length :48’7ft / 14.81m
Height :16’8ft / 5.08m
:17’8ft / 5.40m Landing Gear Extended
Width :32’8ft / 9.96m

Space-Rider Finished

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This design based on Ian Kennedy artwork is now finished, meaning I not going any further with it, I could but that’s always the problem with CGI, you always feel you can do more or need too.

First up is my finished renders, I will share specs later and I will update this thread, I have far to many threads for the same projects on this blog.

I am moving on to another design from another DC Thomson Starblazer comic, issue 103 ROBOTS OF DEATH Cover Artist: Keith Robson but its the internal art where the designs are found credited to Carlos Pino.

Of course I am taking a few liberties with the design going from the drawn to 3D,and I am not sure about the aft stabilizer but in the comic they do land on the surface.

Star Trek TOS Ships

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Just finished my final Star Trek designs, Klingon/Romulan D7 Battle Cruiser, apart from Art renderings in the future, I am moving away from Star Trek modelling, looking for new areas to explore.

Star Trek Space Dock 2020

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Happy New Year 2020

Slowly returning to normal after the holiday break, and now after a time away from CGI getting my mind back into gear for it. so I took the reimagined Enterprise etc for another render.

I think most fan like the spacedock scene in STTMP, I know I do.