Author Topic: P-38 & 51 trying to reach the subject  (Read 3259 times)

Offline taiidantomcat

  • Plastic Origamist...and not too shabby with the painting either!
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Re: P-38 & 51 trying to reach the subject
« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2016, 02:52:33 AM »
I personally find that the more I try to classify or quantify a build or profile the less I get done because I get stuck on the details  :icon_crap:
"They know you can do anything, So the question is, what don't you do?"

-David Fincher

Offline Volkodav

  • Counts rivits with his abacus...
  • Much older now...but procrastinating about it
Re: P-38 & 51 trying to reach the subject
« Reply #16 on: October 28, 2016, 11:15:37 AM »
I personally find that the more I try to classify or quantify a build or profile the less I get done because I get stuck on the details  :icon_crap:

So painfully true, almost ends up like a real critical design review, the death of many a real world project.

Offline ericr

  • He's like some sort of Dr Frankenstein of modelling...
  • Has something for red, yellow or blue...
Re: P-38 & 51 trying to reach the subject
« Reply #17 on: October 28, 2016, 04:32:30 PM »

I would say that some form of believability, maybe even a credible aspect, can add attractivity to a whiff idea,
in that the tension between possibly true but actually not true contributes to the pleasure of a fiction.

And then there is pure abstraction, not meant to represent any outside object from the RW, and it also has attractions of its own, and makes it possible to go freely into unconstrained territories.

And finally, sometimes abstract ideas curiously boil down to believable stuff, and even, though rarely, to RW strangeness.

In the case of crossing aircraft and tanks :
this is one way :

that is the other way :





Offline Tophe

  • He sees things in double...
  • twin-boom & asymmetric fan
    • my models
Re: P-38 & 51 trying to reach the subject
« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2016, 01:45:25 AM »
Thanks!
A practical purpose may be tamping ski slopes with armour against snow balls from bad chidren or disturbing leprechauns or French strikers... ;)
EDIT: illustrated:
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