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Attack Pattern Gamma Four by overseer Attack Pattern Gamma Four by overseer
Created as a request for :iconturbulence1973:'s Gamma Fleet Operations.

Note: I am aware the by design a Nebula class starship cannot separate it's saucer section at will like the Galaxy class does, only in case of emergency.

However, part of *Turbulence1973's request was that it can and I figured that might potentially be an option. Therefore, this Nebula class has a battle bridge and impulse engines on the stardrive section.

I'm generally not a huge fan of non-canon designs, but in this case it's within the realm of possibility and I guess it works.

Background: Textured environment (starfield), nebula & asteroids. My work.

Meshes: Nebula class by Flat Eric (modified by me), Galaxy class battle bridge module by Prologic9 (modified by me), Danube class Runabouts by Thomas Slanitz & Peregrine Fighter by Lee Scheinbeim.

Composition: Scene and lighting setup in LW, final composition in PS, including some FX.

Star Trek Paramount Pictures, All Rights Reserved.

Original size: 2680x1000, 226 layers.


Comments and critique welcome.

Thank you once again to *TreeClimber for her WIP input and 'quality assurance'. :aww:
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excellent ideas played-out; and, executed very well.enormous impact, here! saucers are a very great favorite, always SELLS. blend is just-right; for my taste! scale of the object craft' good. backdrop is stunning indeed! it looks so 3D, incidentally: the scattering speckling of rocks/meteorites over the view, is a good-touch, giving real physikal depth to the work! technique is strong, and the colors understating which i like! a nice sense of movement, everywhere, excellent again.
does what is says on-side of-can!
well done overseer, a great success. 101%

hope to see a lot lot more .. a lot of publicity need for "this-one!"
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GhostBirdofPrey Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014

Shame the Nebula CAN'T do this in canon, because it's a neat idea, and considering its lineage of being related to the Galaxy, I don't see why it shouldn't.  
AL-Proto Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
It just made me think that all the Nebula class starships were depicted badly. I mean it's the sister's class, share the same basic design. Like the old Constitution and Miranda, though slightly different. Even the semi or non-canon Constitution derived designs.

If it was real life engineering, engineers wouldn't want to make two different hull frame while share the basic design. Sure there are minor tweaks once everything is assembled. But I agree, Nebula should have the same saucer sep ability.
EmporerXur Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the idea.
overseer Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014   Digital Artist
PRprince Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013
kool pic didnt think the ambassador class could detach the saucer, and I love your a peregrine-fighter fan, nice touch :P
overseer Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013   Digital Artist
It's not an Ambassador, it's a Nebula class; and it can't really separate in this way. Please read the description underneath the picture for further information if you're at all interested.
Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Cool :)
overseer Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013   Digital Artist
Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Your Welcome! :)
GriffinPyros Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
Love it :)
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