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User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4558 times:

Hi all,

I thought I'd share some of my recent work here (click to enlarge)...

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/77W_illus2_UAE.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/77W_illus2_SIA.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/77W_illus2_ACA.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/77W_illus2_ETD.jpg

[Edited 2008-04-08 06:11:35]

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User currently offlineEMA747 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 1171 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4552 times:

These are stunning. How did you do them?


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User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4540 times:



Quoting EMA747 (Reply 1):
These are stunning. How did you do them?

Thanks. I used photoshop for the main fuselage / tail / engine nacelles and rendered the wings / horizontal stabiliser using Flightsim.


User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4528 times:

Nice work, ZSOFN! I'm a big fan of airliner profile art. I'd love to see some more of your work if you care to share.


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User currently offlineKPWM From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2288 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4512 times:

Those are great. They look extremely real. Ohh and good choice of aircraft! Big grin


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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2145 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 4505 times:

Those are totally amazing!! Great job, and I'm glad you chose 777s!


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User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4480 times:

Thanks guys! I hope to share more with you soon...

User currently offlineStarAlliance38 From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1445 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4464 times:

Beautiful! Great job. Love the Emirates one  Smile


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User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4411 times:

Some 747s. Ignore the incorrect wing registration for now as these are works in progress...

Click to enlarge.

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_baw.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_cpawc.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_anz.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_vsoc.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_vsnc.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_caldream.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_dlh.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_jal.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/random/744_illus_saaoc.jpg


User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4398 times:

...and some 777-200LRs.

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/ovld_boeing/77L_dl_illus.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/ovld_boeing/77L_ek_illus.jpg

http://www.metroairvirtual.com/files/TomC/ovld_boeing/77L_ac_illus.jpg


User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 4390 times:

Great stuff ZSOFN!! I love the 744s. A few comments (from a fellow airliner profile artist): You seem to have the starboard winglet showing on the 744s as well as the starboard wingtip of the 772s, just curious as to why you did that? Kinda goes against the concept of a profile. Also, you should add all the little antennas, beacons, etc., on the top and underside of the fuselage.

Otherwise, fantastic renderings!



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User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4384 times:

Thanks very much! I noticed your work on the other thread - truly phenomenal. Of course I cut all the corners by using Photoshop and can't draw with a pencil for peanuts.

I chose to show the winglets on the far side as I've simulated some wingflex as though at takeoff weight. Having worked on some renders at that sort of stage in flight, from a 90° angle you can generally see the winglet on the far side above the fuselage.

I should indeed add the details you mention...

Cheers!


User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4375 times:



Quoting ZSOFN (Reply 11):
I chose to show the winglets on the far side as I've simulated some wingflex as though at takeoff weight. Having worked on some renders at that sort of stage in flight, from a angle you can generally see the winglet on the far side above the fuselage.

Well, keep in mind a true profile rendering (which is of course an unrealistic and impossible view) depicts all aspects of the plane from an exact 90° perspective, as you mentioned. So the far winglet should be entirely hidden by the near winglet, just as the no. 3 engine is perfectly hidden by the no. 2 engine. So IMO, the little bit of the starboard winglet you have showing should be removed. But it's your work so it's of course up to you. Excellent work nonetheless!



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User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4339 times:

I see what you're saying. My thinking is/was that the viewpoint is looking at the mid-point at the fuselage from a far distance, although not infinite. As such, perspective allows for that far winglet to appear. Of course an "infinite" perspective would correct this...

User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2145 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 4329 times:

Wow! Those are totally wicked! I especially love the DL 777 and the BA and LH 747s. Purely amazing!


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