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    Hey people this is my new ship I made with Google Sketchup, the Todano-class. A very nice ship, at least what I think. What do you find of it? Post it (See attachment first).


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    Not bad! I don't know if Sketchup supports subdivision, but if it does you might want to subdivide the leading edge of the craft if you want it to be a smooth curve - unless you're shooting for a more faceted look. The 6 little gizmos (gun turrets?) might look better if they were radially aligned to spokes radiating from the centre of the semi-circle.

    Nice work!

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    SU does curves poorly - once you attach a line to it, say like radiate inward to a central point, then it takes the curves and chunks it into lines. Then you can never get your smooth curve back. Tedious.
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    Ah, thanks Ascension. I'm so glad I use Silo. Intuitive and does almost everything you want a 3d modelling programme to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravells View Post
    Not bad! I don't know if Sketchup supports subdivision, but if it does you might want to subdivide the leading edge of the craft if you want it to be a smooth curve - unless you're shooting for a more faceted look. The 6 little gizmos (gun turrets?) might look better if they were radially aligned to spokes radiating from the centre of the semi-circle.
    Those are photon-torpedo launchers, they are supposed to stand like this (forward).

    Nice work!
    Quote Originally Posted by Ascension View Post
    SU does curves poorly - once you attach a line to it, say like radiate inward to a central point, then it takes the curves and chunks it into lines. Then you can never get your smooth curve back. Tedious.
    I know. If there would be better curves, I'd definitely use them.

    Quote Originally Posted by ravells View Post
    Ah, thanks Ascension. I'm so glad I use Silo. Intuitive and does almost everything you want a 3d modelling programme to do.
    Silo I find too hard.

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