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Titanic help!!
show user profile  Phillip900
im going to start modeling the titanic before i start i just wanted to know if anyone has any tips or tutorials on how to start this, iv never modeled a ship so im looking forward to it! :D
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6/13/2010 3:36:53 PM (last edit: 6/13/2010 3:36:53 PM)
show user profile  gogodr
I took a look at the blueprints.

It is a pretty complex ship ..Tips would be: Get a good machine, I doubt you will go under 5 million if modeling fine details. Be patient, it is a big project. I would recommend going box modeling and then refining for this one.

well good luck

Hello there

beautiful ;3

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6/13/2010 9:15:14 PM (last edit: 6/13/2010 9:15:14 PM)
show user profile  Dub.
just a note on technique, For modelling ships I find that a good trick is to lay the hull out with splines in 3D space. The plans should have all the profiles from 2 views. Don't skimp on this step and be as accurate as you possibly can.

Then once you have a cage of splines representing the hull, start box/poly modelling the actual surface. You can switch meshsmooth on and off as you go to check that the surface intersects the spline cage. Unless you don't care at all about accuracy, this is really the best way to proceed.

If you are completely serious about this project and you value your time, you'd be wise to purchase this set of plans:

They are expensive, but if you plan to do this at any detail, it would save you hundreds of hours work.

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6/13/2010 9:19:48 PM (last edit: 6/13/2010 9:33:10 PM)
show user profile  Davious
Thats a big project. Detailed plans and reference are essential. Take your time, you wont do this in a week :)

" Difficult, yes. Impossible , no..."
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6/13/2010 9:49:00 PM (last edit: 6/13/2010 9:49:00 PM)
show user profile  Phillip900
i have been thinking about this project and my computer aint the best for speed so im thinking of creating another ship less complex so my machine can handle it. i really need a faster machine!
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6/14/2010 2:22:30 PM (last edit: 6/14/2010 2:22:30 PM)
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