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18 replies to this topic  – Started by mattb483 , Jul 30 2011 06:30 AM

#1 mattb483

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 06:30 AM

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Well back in March I showed off my latest creation the HMS saint Matthews a three Decker ship.I got alot of good feedback so i decided to rebuild her from the ground up, so here she is in all her beauty.. first though I would like to thank Captain Green hairs helpful build a frigate tutorial, and admiral croissants realistic sail tutorial! With out further ado here she is!

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#2 Tazmaniac

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 09:09 AM

What a beauty, Well done on a great ship!
Well deserving of a place on the Blog.......so

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 09:41 AM

Whoa! :wub:
Suddenly an amazing ship out of nowhere! And what a beauty she is!
The colours are nice, the shape is perfect, the sails are even better and everything is so detailed! :pir-cry_happy:
Truely an amazing vessel, I only miss the name at the stern, and perhaps you can change the headrails to yellow, but that's about it!

Nice lanterns too. :pir-wink:

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 12:41 PM

That's truly amazing, everything is just so  :pir-wub: ! Much improvement from the last version, which was already pretty good. Are there cannons behind the gunports?

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 02:26 PM

She's a beauty, there one thing I don't like about it though but it's inherent to the prefab hull pieces you used. You see the stern doesn't have a smooth connection to the hull, it's a dissadvantage to the new hull pieces. I don't really know what you can do about that, yet I can't help but notice.
Just a small issue actually, overall this ship is great, love it. :pir-classic:

#6 Admiral Croissant

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 05:52 PM

Very nice ship! I like almost everything about it. The shape, the colours, stern details and the arrangements.
As others have said though, I think the stern is a bit too large and prominent and indeed yellow headrails are more realistic.
It's nice to hear that my sail tutorial was useful to you, and I must say that your rigging and sails look excellent.
Good luck on future improvements if you're planning to do so, and thanks for sharing!
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Posted 31 July 2011 - 07:57 AM

Very nice!  The thing that instantly jumped out at me was the stern with it's round shape, nearly a circle, and I think it looks awesome! The tried and trusted colourscheme of yellow and black always looks good and the whole ship looks very formidable. I agree with others that yellow would look better for the headrails. Excellent work!
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Posted 31 July 2011 - 04:33 PM

Excellent looking ship!! I especially like the stern and the masts/rigging... nice work!!

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Posted 06 August 2011 - 04:06 AM

It's the Hogwarts ship! nice touch with that hogwarts crest on the front. Now you just have to make harry potter the captain :pir_laugh2:
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Posted 09 August 2011 - 03:57 AM

Incredible job, full of detail AND it's big. I'm inspired to build my own now! Great work!
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Posted 10 August 2011 - 10:01 AM

Absolutely fantastic!! Love the rigging/sails and the decoration at the stern especially.
Nice work!!

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Posted 10 August 2011 - 03:18 PM

This is a brilliant ship, I have one question, does it open up? is there an inside as well?

Fantastic build :pir-sweet:
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Posted 10 August 2011 - 04:24 PM

View PostSirSven7, on 10 August 2011 - 03:18 PM, said:

This is a brilliant ship, I have one question, does it open up? is there an inside as well?

Fantastic build :pir-sweet:

+1  we want more ! we want more !

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 10:08 PM

This is an incredible ship  :pir-wub: It is very detailed and I really like that you made it a two decked ship.

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 09:00 AM

That is fantastic! Great ship, massive, fantastic shape and stern!

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 05:41 PM

amazing!
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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:06 AM

Its a very beautiful ship!
But i think the biggest ship class for prefab hulls is a frigate.
With two gun decks it could look a little bit clumsy.
But actually you did a great job on it and i think the height of the masts solved this problem (you can see it on the third and fourth pic).

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Posted 10 June 2013 - 05:02 PM

I especially like the rear of the ship
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Posted 20 November 2013 - 07:40 PM

Nice. I love the stern Gallery you did well with the detail. Good job.
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