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Old 28-07-2008, 09:57 AM   #1
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I think I'm going to try doing this. It's not really an everyday object but is definitely abandoned. I may or may not get it finished in time.
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Old 28-07-2008, 10:05 AM   #2
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It's a B25 so I was able to get blueprints as well as lots of references of it in better shape. So far I've built this simple plane that I'm using for a template as I build it piece by piece. I just want to get the general shapes right before I try to mangle it.
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looks like you got a lot of work ahead of you
that ref is awesome
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long time since ived seen you post here luckycat,

cool idea although heaps of work to be done... goodluck!
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thanks.

yeah- there's definitely alot to do. So far I've started rebuilding the nose of the plane with NURBS curves. I'm still just trying to get the basic shape & have used lots of instances so everything is easy to modify.

The blueprints came from this site- it seems good.
http://richard.ferriere.free.fr/3vues/3vues.html
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nice start - this will be fun to texture.
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starting to work on the wing...
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what i have so far...
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looks cool!

i dunno if it's important but the wing's profile isn't correct. it's meant to be bigger and rounder at the front and more pointier at the back
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thanks. yeah- you're right about the wing. modelling a plane has made me realize that i don't actually really know what a plane looks like. :eek3:

i've worked on them a bit but there's still more to do...
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this is looking really cool.
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thank you.

have done some more detail work and converted the main part of the body to polygons. still not to the smashing it up part but getting closer...
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