Colin's Inspirational Traveller Art Thread

Discuss the Traveller RPG and its many settings
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Postby Treebore » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:17 am

Paladin wrote:
Treebore wrote:Awesome thread! I have spent two hours going through all of this and I am still not done. Great stuff!
time to upgrade from dial-up mate. :D
I haven't had dial up for over 12 years! I am actually going to all the links too. TONS of stuff!
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Postby Jame Rowe » Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:31 pm

Treebore wrote:
Paladin wrote:
Treebore wrote:Awesome thread! I have spent two hours going through all of this and I am still not done. Great stuff!
time to upgrade from dial-up mate. :D
I haven't had dial up for over 12 years! I am actually going to all the links too. TONS of stuff!
That's what I figured - so much good stuff that it'll take time, not only to get through but to just enjoy.
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Postby kafka » Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:00 pm

More art for the Goose to think regarding Traveller
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The covers of Star Frontiersman (http://www.starfrontiersman.com/)

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(c) Jim Halloway - Star Frontiers

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(c) Terminator model (http://www.modelermagic.com) for when you do Robots...

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Postby Silvereye » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:21 pm

It might seem a bit weird for inclusion at first, but probably not after you have poke through some fo the the portfolios.

From the Los Angeles Motorshow Design Challenge 2009:

A couple of the more interesting ones
http://www.laautoshow.com/DC09/Interface/AUDI.html
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http://www.laautoshow.com/DC09/Interface/HONDA.html
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Postby Sir Falke » Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:06 pm

Want to add to this excellent thread:
http://site.jacobcharlesdietz.com/the-work

Sci-Fi illustrator, some of his pieces are awesome!
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Postby Paladin » Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:13 pm

Excellent cyberpunk gallery that has some crossover.
http://cyberpunk.asia/gallery.php
WARNING: There are some Pg-13/NC-17 images
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Postby kafka » Fri Aug 06, 2010 7:23 pm

Can't let this thread die
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Postby Lord High Munchkin » Fri Aug 06, 2010 10:04 pm

And pretty much most of the illustrations in 'Eclipse Phase'.
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Postby kafka » Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:19 am

Lord High Munchkin wrote:And pretty much most of the illustrations in 'Eclipse Phase'.
As much as I like many of the illustrations in Eclipse Phase and Cthulhutech...many of them are not Traveller save in its Cthulhiod Stars line... Traveller is best illustrated as Hard SF with a dash of Space Opera and slivers of cyberpunk, pulp for good measure with an eye always toward critical realism.

Much of Eclipse Phase and Cybertech represent dreamscapes where things are more suggested rather than portrayed as they actually might be.
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Postby Lord High Munchkin » Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:38 pm

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Postby kafka » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:40 pm

More from MTU...

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just change it to a Imperial Starburst...and we will all be happy...

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(c)Images DarkLord - http://darklorddc.deviantart.com/

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Images (c)~Genkkis

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Postby middenface » Fri Dec 24, 2010 6:16 pm

Gone but not forgotten. If theres one artist that inspired me since I was 8 it is him. Bless his soul.

http://www.peterelson.co.uk/
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Postby kafka » Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:02 pm

Normally, I do not like Poser art...
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Images (c) Tom Peters http://tpeters.com/

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Image ledlog http://ledpup.blogspot.com/

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Postby The Undying » Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:15 pm

This is definitely an inspirational thread, it's the best art collection on the web. :D I take a lot of artwork from here for concept illustration, signatures and stuff. So thanks for putting it up!

I thought I'd post some of my own artwork;
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Postby ShawnDriscoll » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:20 am

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Postby The Undying » Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:20 pm

Is that your own work too?
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Postby ShawnDriscoll » Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:27 pm

The Undying wrote:Is that your own work too?
Yep. I've been collecting the Mongoose Books and getting ideas for updating these ships.
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Postby The Undying » Mon Jan 17, 2011 6:35 pm

Cool.

You know, creating a top-quality (and I mean TOP-QUALITY) 3D model relies on using very sophisticated lighting rather than complexity of design. A starship of a simple shape and flat texturing can look truly professional if you use realistic lighting models. That's my advice.
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Postby ShawnDriscoll » Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:39 pm

I always say that for 3D, quality is 25% modeling, 25% texturing, and 50% lighting. My examples were bright on purpose so that the models could be seen. I've done scenes with them where "outerspace" lighting has much more contrast.

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