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Old 01-05-2019, 09:21 AM
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Here is a first look at the prototype build of the hull. It's a rough build at half scale, so I can see how the hull looks and how assembly works out.



I found some minor things (as usual) I want to adjust, but in general I am quite happy with it so far.


Now I have to start to think about how to make the figure head section and possibly have different options one can attach ...


And then I will look at a couple of pics more to see which hull look variations I can squeeze into this set.


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Old 01-05-2019, 10:24 AM
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Excellent start.

The shape is very representative of this type of vessel, so it has the right "feel"!
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Thanks Kevin. It was a good thing I started with the smaller boats and am working my way up towards the galleon. I needed the experience to get a feel how the ships hull are shaped and how to translate that into 3D meshes that I can unfold without much complications.
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Well, you mastered it. I am interested to see how this one comes along.
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Thank you very much Kevin :-)
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Hi!

The white background looks good. Some are using a bit more greyish one for better contrast. Did you try out various background colors for your little studio?

Also it is a pleasure to see your fleet coming into being! Looking forward to the greater vessels!

Great job! What is the game?

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Hi!

The white background looks good. Some are using a bit more greyish one for better contrast. Did you try out various background colors for your little studio?

Also it is a pleasure to see your fleet coming into being! Looking forward to the greater vessels!

Great job! What is the game?

-Radek

I just saw these white panels in a craft store and got them. Have to look next time if they have a darker grey version. Sounds like a good idea for contrast. But then the white reflects light very well which is a big point when taking photos inside.


I build the ships for gaming, like DnD roleplay gaming or wargaming. It should suit many rulesets. I have go admit that once our boy grew up and left home I don't really game that much. Rather spend my time building new things


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I have started reworking the brig parts for the final scale (double the prototype). This involves splitting up the parts onto several pages.

Over the weekend I was able to complete the core layer and outer hull. This is how far the test build got...


The sides are falling a bit outwards due to the missing interior and deck parts, but other than that one can get an idea of the shape and scale.

Speaking of scale, here is a pic comparing to the previous ships. It makes the size pop


I am very excited to continue this ship but due to another project I will go 100% next month.

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