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3DAD 007 : Sci-Fi Spacecraft Design: Is It Really Rocket Science?

I’m discussing the question of  “Sci-fi spacecraft design : is it really rocket science?” with two special guests: Rob Caswell, who we’ve previously interviewed as a DAZ Studio artist in Session 3 and secondly Tom Peters who likewise publishes artwork on DeviantArt.

The topic is whether more science should be involved in sci-fi ship design, or should we just go with cool looking ships that would end up burning up in the nearest atmosphere!

After listening to the discussion, I’d love to know your thoughts on sci-fi spacecraft design – are you more pro-science or pro-cool looking design in not worrying about the science or somewhere in between.

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About Rob Caswell

Since his fingers could hold a pencil, Rob has been passionate about designing sci-fi spacecraft. He was trained as scientist but is terrible at math, so he’s spent his career as an illustrator and designer.… Read the rest

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Premium Edition of 3D Art Direct Issue 11 Now Available

Premium Edition of 3D Art Direct Issue 11 Now Available

Issue 11 Premium Edition

By Paul Bussey in 3D Art Direct

52 pages, published 18 AUG 2011

3D digital arts magazine specialising in the sci-fi and fantasy genres. We interview selected artists and discover their portfolios and stories through exclusive interviews. Editorial : 5 top resources to help you sell your Digital Art Interview : Fredy Wenzel. “Cinema 4D is my main 3D package. Easy to learn, very powerful, very fast and most important for me: rock solid!” Interview : Richard Kitner. “I’m a big “teeth and claws” kind of artist. I…
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