USS Sulaco / Aliens

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Alien99, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Gomidefilho

    Gomidefilho Member


    I am a big fan of his work since 2002, his great work ... :eek::eek::eek::eek:

    Cheers from Brazil!!!
  2. Trakk

    Trakk Member

    I'm starting to think not only his models are sci-fi, but also Jan himself is an entity from outer space... no living creature on earth can design papercraft models like he does :eek:

    Like many my first build was also from his site (M41-A Pulse Rifle)
    Although my model looked more like a slingshot then a sci-fi pulse rifle, i've
    learned alot from it.

    I got Alien Quadrilogy but still didn't watch it.
    I really need to take some time to spoil myself with an Alien movie-marathon.

    God-speed with the USS Sulaco and all of your future work Jan :thumb:
  3. terrorsound

    terrorsound New Member

    YES!!!!! Jan R. I've always wanted this ship and that day is here!!!

    This one will be downloaded,built and completed, I loved the ship design in the movie... Great work as always!!
  4. ltla9000311

    ltla9000311 Member

    Thank you jan!!!!!!!

    Mr. Rukr, while I have built a few commercial paper models over the years, your dropship was my first foray into full time paper modelling! Thank you for your dedication to our hobby! There are those of us who don't have the CAD skills you have, but wish we could. Your designing these particular subjects and releasing them for us, brings us just a little closer to that lost imagination of our youth. Thank you very much!

  5. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

    one more time...thanks for speaking highly of me..:twisted:
    I makes me stronger for incoming work:thumb:

    i´ve done some new details to the sulaco and jumped directly onto the hangar area....i must completed this structure first, because i wanted the to see the place for tiny dropship and the whole scale of here it is::rolleyes:

    i forgot N in happends:p

    and now.... render time:java1:

    hangar doors in open pose.....

    and the whole thing i´ve allready done...
    that´s all for today....more tomorrow....:wave:
  6. D-WHALE

    D-WHALE Utopia Planitia Engineer

    I hope, that you make also a little texture tutorial!?:rolleyes:

    C U:wave:
  7. wedge

    wedge Member

    What a great Designer you are... You have a lot of fans in ČR too :rolleyes:
  8. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

    sorry for long no rsponding, because i had a paper-competition....

    here are some pics from last week.....:thumb:


    renders of the main body...and its structure


    from behind


    from below...


    cubes makes a skelet


    cube system itself

  9. davitch

    davitch Member

    Looking good, love the cubism!!sign1
  10. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

    now,.....something more actual:rolleyes:

    I´ve finally competed the side twin-cannon with some sort of tiny railgun.
    The whole gun is covered with "U" profiles....Idon´t want to see papermodel of it:mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:


    render shows the whole gun and it´s complicacy


    from below


    front view shows the side gun visibility


    and finally some action shot :twisted:

  11. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

    today evening....:thumb:

    I´m completing the main body...:twisted:



    rendered body area


    and cube system again:mrgreen:


    thats all for today...tanks for your attention announce1:eek::eek::eek::wave:
  12. NYC Irish

    NYC Irish Member

    It cant possibly be legal to be this good....

    Well Done Jan

    John John
  13. sherban

    sherban Member

    Very nice progress Jan. Thanks for showing us the design :thumb:
  14. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

    Work continues with lots of new challenges...:confused:
    at first: I´ve duplicated the cannons to the opposite side of the ship.:thumb:


    continuing with the "reactor" section and top structures :twisted:


    the top of the ship is real challenge...I don´t know how is it look. The top of the holders of the ION cannon consoles specially..wall1..hmmm....I´ll try something :cool:

    now ..for the renders...there is the whole situation more visible.



    detail of the main body and the reactor holder


    detail of the side cannon and structure above:rolleyes:


    and last....the detail of the main body from below......with the dropship bay


    more pictures next time:wave:
  15. davitch

    davitch Member

    I am greatly anticipating building this model. The details are really amazing.
  16. WOW looks lke I can quit work on mine. This thing is awesome !

  17. Hot4Darmat

    Hot4Darmat Member

    Oh this just keeps getting better and better. My mouth is watering.
  18. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

    Can't wait to see some texturing.
  19. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

    Beautiful work here Jan!! I was always excited by the idea of a Sulaco designed by you, this is better than I imagined it would be. It puts my Sulaco to shame.

    Looking forward to seeing more, especially the texture!! Your texture work is always second to none!!
  20. silent_lord

    silent_lord New Member

    absolutely stunning Jan, just like all your work so far.
    my first paper build was in fact the colonial marines rifle as i love aliens :p

    p.s. those port and starboard weapons are; 80mw electron-free lasers capable of vaporising missiles and figthers up to 20km away.

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