Another Zvezda Star Destroyer

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INVAR

Sr Member
yes, that is something I have thought about. I'm going to add a spatter of white lights around the walls which should help break it up a bit
My trench floods are warm white like yours, but the hangar bays and the 'trench bays' I added are in cool white/bluish light. Adding red LEDS for fiber also helps break up the warm white fiber monotony of those thousands upon thousands of window holes throughout the ship.
 

Guns Akimbo

Well-Known Member
Thanks mate! How's your one coming along? Havent seen an update from you in a while either

Heh. Mine still lives partially-built in its box. In the closet. Behind a stack of newer kits that I have bought since. :lol:

I'd really like to get back into it...some of my basic building & finishing skills have improved since I started. I guess what I've really been holding out for was for someone to offer up some printed parts on Shapeways, that would finally correct that wonky bridge angle. I even attempted to scratch up a command tower from styrene, but didn't ever finish it, and couldn't afford a resin printer at the time.

Soon, though...
 

Madhatter

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Well mate, I do hope to see more when you find the energy to go back to it. I know how it goes as I've had plenty of breaks on mine too.
I'm hoping that some decal maker will produce some SD panels like they do with the Enterprise and so on but it's unlikely to be seen in my build time unless I do it myself and I have zero graphic design skills - so that's not going to happen. I'll just have to do it the old fashioned way of masking and painting by hand! Yay.
 

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Madhatter

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Hi everyone

Thought I would update this while I have some spare time.

Work continues on the sidewalls with only one wall left on the starboard side and only 2.5 left to do on the other

I am pretty happy with how its coming along.

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I haven't quite finished the one above but I'm pretty much there

I'll post another update when I have finished the whole side

thanks as always for looking

Si
 

Madhatter

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I had the top on briefly tonight whilst I was marking out where the next load of floodlights were going to go and I added the roof etc just to see how its looking. I am really happy with how it's looking! (just do what I do and look past the current gaps
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I thought it's looking pretty frickin' cool myself. I just took those 3 pics just then as I thought it looked good enough to share. Never mind the extraordinary orange wall behind. I try to forget it myself

thanks again

Si
 

INVAR

Sr Member
Ahhhhhh memories.... I actually almost miss those Greeblie Days that dragged on for months and months and months and months. Of course scouring the internet to find close up shots from the ILM ESB 8 footer and attempting to mimic all the detail was either stupid or brilliant depending on how it ends up turning out after the painting and final assembly. Just wait until you get a couple coats of misted primer on that. You end up staring at all the detail saying to yourself - "that's pretty darn cool".
 

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