sci-fi catamaran design help

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  1. kach22i
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    kach22i Architect

    You are creating art, with a some function, call it Industrial design for now.

    Cool stuff, thanks for posting it.

    Let me know if you get into doing a hovercraft design in the future, I'll try to keep you out of too much trouble.;)
     
  2. arkanoid
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    Thanks kach22i
    I can now confirm that the method I used is not raccomended for working as kerosene already stated: it's incredibly time-wasting. I stopped working on this and I recently revamped the project because I want to finalize it. Now it has evolved alot in shape. I'll post some news in short.
    About hovers one day I'd like to make something like this:

    [​IMG]

    Really awesome! :D
     
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    I'm sure that if either one of us had a chance to influence the engineers and make the marketing people happy the end product would look a little sexier.:)
     
  4. arkanoid
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    Don't you like that? To me is one of the scariest thing I've ever seen. Considering also how BIG is that monster. And the two rotors are insane!! :!:
     
  5. kach22i
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    Scary/military and Sexy/commercial are two different things. Sexy military is best, although it's hard to come by unless you are talking top of the line fighter aircraft.

    The LCAC is dwarfted by the much larger Russian hovercraft which Greece purchased a few years ago.

    There is a great video of Russian SES/Hovercraft with some marching like music which is scary.

    I think this is it:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDd9vlnqRuo
     
  6. arkanoid
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    WHAHA :eek:
    Impressive.. but I still like more the LCAC.
    This is a bit sexy-scary. Could be better though:
    [​IMG]
     
  7. kach22i
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    The LCAC is like a Humvee, the M-Craft is like an Isuzu VehiCross both are cool but in different ways.

    I'm just surprised that you like the pure functional look over something more stylized. Based on your work process and all the curves the project had, it seems like you are moving in the other direction.
     
  8. arkanoid
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    Well I like different styles too! But you'll see that my project has moved in a more functional way, despite all those curves (and some curves has gone away pretty soon).
     
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    imaging

    do u do outside imaging work?
     
  10. arkanoid
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    What do you mean? If you mean if I do some post work outside my 3d program, yes I do. If you mean doing 3d landscapes as enviroment, I do it too.
     
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    ive posted under sportfisher carbon command pod...at 621pm monday
     

  12. arkanoid
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    I've worked a little on it. Modeling is almost done.
    Yeah it probably doesn't float. :p
    I'll upload some better images tomorrow with some details. There's some surface that I'm pretty proud of in the helmstation (that you can't see from this image).

    [​IMG]
     
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