Sunday, November 6, 2011

Steve Neill's The Big E Story: Scratch Build Star Trek Enterprise

Steve Neill's The Big E Story: Scratch Build Star Trek Enterprise

Been a fan of professional model maker and special effects artist, Steve Neill's work. More so when he announced last October 2010 that he was going to build a 5.5 ft long Star Trek Enterprise from scratch in his blog. You can read the entire process of how he did it at his blog. Steve Neill is truly a master in the craft of scratch building and model making.

After finish building the master he then proceeded to do a video documentary of his casting the master in resin in order to make copy. After 47 videos he finally finished it.

Part 1 of the series is below.



Part 47 is below, just to show you what the finished model looks like.



If you want to follow the entire casting, check out the first video posted a his youtube channel then just click on the succeeding video on the right side of the page. Its really a very informative series that you can learn a lot from, as to good techniques in resin casting and procedures in making molds out of silicone rubber