Discussion in 'Studio Scale Models' started by Sporkey, Sep 23, 2005.
i was just curious if anyone had attempted or planned on building serenity from firefly
I'd love to see some attempts. There's a discussion here that has a head start.
Of course, being CG, there is no "studio scale" but I guess we're already making the exception for new BSG ships in this forum, so what the hell.
If someone was willing to model it in CG, I would be willing to CNC parts. Maybe some else could detail, etc.
Just a thought.
I'm suprised no one over at starship modelers has tackled this one.
To be honest the ship is over most of our heads at SM. It's a tough ship to figure out. What looks promising is that there was a macquete made for the movie that appears in the making-of book. You should check it out.
has (rumor has it) made a 3D image of Serenity - it might be wothwhile dropping him a line to see A) if it would be useable? B) If he'd mind.
Even as the BASE for a model -
Take a look...
His mesh is available online. I'm sure he wouldn't mind if you ask. But I don't think it's perfect.
Hmmm... where are you located and is this something you are willing to put the time and effort into completing if I do the CG model of it? I can definately model the ship... but I've never modeled anything that would ultimately be used to CNC parts so, I'm not sure if it's as simple as providing a 3D mesh and letting the CNC just go at it.
If you are really interested in trying to CNC the Serenity, contact me via e-mail: dijinn(a)hotmail.com
I've been 3D modeling for 5+ years now and the only thing that would limit me is getting references to accurately model the Serenity. I'm a HUGE fan of the show and would love to see an accurate kit being offered.
FYI- There is a studio scale Serenity. It was made for the film by Grant McCune Designs....
From this thread: Serenity Fan Fest
OK so the hunt begins... Does anyone know where that model is? We need some hi-res pics of that puppy. If its on the east coast I'll drive and take the pics
*. I need that.
I am a Butterfly on the wind
The model was at Universal Studios in LA for the Serenity Fan Fest where that pic was taken. I wish the guy would post some larger images.
I'll bet the next issue of Cinefex has some good pics.
Greg Jein is listed in the credits of the Movie as Model Maker so perhaps he has the model or one of the models they used to make the CGI.
I love this ship as well.
It went the other way. They used the CGI to make the practical model. To what purpose they did so is anybody's guess. Look in the Serenity Movie Book and you will see the "grown" un-painted model in it.
Yeah, I noticed that in the credits when I saw the movie again yesterday. Well, if you've got a model to build, Greg Jein is da man...
I figured it was SLA, that would be a pain to build from scratch...
EDIT: POSSIBLE SPOILER
The model was built for the crash sequence.
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