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Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jan 11 2012, 12:08 AM
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Posted By Maximillian
Re: When it rains, it pours. Or, I just learned how to use the search button properl

Definitely very interesting interpretations.

I found the Dini sketches very interesting too, and the first non-humanoid / bipedal representation that I've seen by any artwork.

Two points...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jan 10 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,013
Posted By Maximillian
Re: New Rowan Cover?

Looks nothing like Angharad, the face is far too wide, it's always very apparent when the artist has no clue of the character's description and that one surely doesn't.

The art by Romas from...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jan 10 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,617
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Bunny hop...and also, power without generators?

I realise this post is ancient, but I haven't been here in a while so I thought I'd chime in :P

A Prime at their peak efficiency and full health, could most definitely handle large ports and...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jan 10 2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,316
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Damia cover concept art

I can imagine Anne's response to each of these versions of cover art:

1: "No, that's not them."

2: "NO! That is most definitely not them!"

3: "AH HA! That's them!"
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 24 2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,834
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Photoshop fun with Hans (Got milk?)

Not in the Dan Ackeroyd sense of the term. I have however been called sharp as a tack.....I can only assume that they meant the shape of my head.....as everyone who knows me.....is well aware I'm...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 23 2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,834
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Photoshop fun with Hans (Got milk?)

Oh lovely! I'm away from the forums for a few days and suddenly the conversation goes straight into the toilet!!!

WHY did nobody call me!?!?!? If there is going to be sophomoric poo humour I...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Mar 16 2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,238
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Any real talents in here?

A very interesting topic you are engaging in. I thought perhaps that some of you may find this interesting:

YouTube - "Science and the taboo of psi" with Dean Radin...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Mar 2 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,884
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Vampire book suggestions

A series that I always admired was The Last Vampire books, by Christopher Pike.

It is true that they are considered YA books, but that's never stopped me from reading a good book. ...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Mar 2 2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,584
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Question

To quote a classic movie line:

Carl Denham: "Oh no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was beauty killed the beast."

:faint: <---Sodan
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Mar 1 2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

That is actor Robert Hayes of Airplane! fame, among other things, I particularly enjoyed his performance in the shortlived sci fi series Starman. Here is his IMDB page if you're interested in...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 26 2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

It's not the best quality, but here's something I doodled when I was bored earlier.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e305/gfxdude/Composite%20Art/TheRowanPOSTER.png

With the lovely...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 23 2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

Yes it has been a while. Nice to see all of you again. :D


If you're having a hard time picturing those choices in those roles I can fix that......*que maniacal laughter...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 21 2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

No comment. By the way, Jeff says hi. ;)
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 20 2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

Amazing that you should say that, Johnathan Frakes is one of the people I used as a photo reference for my digital render of Reidinger. ;)

Very good choice indeed....he has that quality too.
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 20 2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
2cent Re: Casting the FT&T

Oh Indeed I do agree my fine Lady, but I'm looking on it with a director's perspective.....and you also have to consider that actors can be made to look like anything the special effects teams can...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 19 2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

When thinking of who I would cast in those roles, I have to separate myself from the actuall visualisation of the people in the books. Much like casting directors would do if they too had previous...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Feb 17 2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,500
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Casting the FT&T

Rowan...................Michelle Pfeifer
Jeff Raven..............Robert Hayes
Afra Lyon...............Rene Auberjonois
Peter Reidinger IV....Gil Gerard
Isthia Raven...........June Lockheart...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Nov 12 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,654
Posted By Maximillian
Re: What does Gollee Gren *do*?

FT&T Prime Tabs
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e305/gfxdude/PrimeTabs.png
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Nov 12 2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,832
Posted By Maximillian
Re: FT&T Tower and Corporation Operations

We don't see the sun when it's cloudy either, that doesn't mean its not there. :razz:

Non-cannonically yours,

Maximillian :bouncy:
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Nov 11 2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,832
Posted By Maximillian
Re: FT&T Tower and Corporation Operations

Realistically its logical that the Centers would have had to alter and change with the times, we are talking about over 300 years of social evolution here. Some things never change, but some things...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Nov 10 2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,832
Posted By Maximillian
Re: FT&T Tower and Corporation Operations

Indeed, the Parapsychic Centers are still very much active and alive in this time. They have, of course, undergone structural changes to reflect the growing number of talents throughout the star...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 31 2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,299
Posted By Maximillian
Re: About a Prime's Tower....

Fantastic, this is the sort of detail that I'm looking for. Please do go on, I'd love to hear your ideas about the individual towers that we all know and love. Clarf tower, Calisto, I already...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 30 2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,299
Posted By Maximillian
Re: About a Prime's Tower....

Towers in general, although yes Earth Tower would be specialised for the sheer volume that it deals with. but as a general rule, what do you see when you think of a Prime's Tower and the adjoining...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 30 2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,299
Posted By Maximillian
About a Prime's Tower....

Recently I've been giving much thought to designing a teleport tower and what elements I should include in such a construction. I have read the limited descriptions in the books, but perhaps some...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 27 2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Intercepted transmission from an unknown source...

Oh that would be lovely, I wonder what she would make of my little family tree breakdown. I haven't had the opportunity to write Anne in many years. There's always the chance that she'd see it...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Oct 26 2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,669
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Kathy Reichs

I realise that I'm coming into this conversation quite late, but I have to say I've read several of the Temperence Brennen novels and I absolutely loved them.

I suppose that it takes a certain...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 26 2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Intercepted transmission from an unknown source...

Something like that. :) And thanks for the welcome back. I know it's been quite a while, but its nice to be able to join you all again :)
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 25 2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Intercepted transmission from an unknown source...

Well, it can't be disproved....so..... :D
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 25 2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Maximillian
Intercepted transmission from an unknown source...

Incomming data Transmission:

Partial information gained from FT&T documents that were found on a data cube.

There are missing bits, but I hope to discover the missing portions of data as my...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 7 2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,488
Posted By Maximillian
Re: 3D Madness

Well...with the right quantum technology you could always "make" the time you require. :lol: :good:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 1 2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,488
Posted By Maximillian
Re: 3D Madness

Jay your models are brilliant in shere terms of the craft itself.....Having not read the Pern Series yet (waits for shaft of lightening to strike)...I really have no basis of comparison, but judging...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 19 2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Talent Series Portrait #2: Dorotea Horvath

Ah I have been neglecting my duties here it seems, I do apologise that I've been away for a bit of time, however I just want to reassure you that the renders for Afra et al are still in the works and...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 15 2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,984
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Talents - Sims 2 Style!

:crazy: :ugg: How very....interestingly you've spent your time in Sims 2 :)

Very creative I must say. Just a few nit-piks if I may....

Afra's skin looks a bit too dark green....more like...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 15 2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,787
Posted By Maximillian
Re: A busy 11 weeks

Well on your way to starting your own lending library someday. :P
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 18 2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,038
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Photoshop Doodle Projects by Hans

:sly: Oh dear, this is giving me all sorts of deliciously deviant ideas.......Muhahahaha :sneak: :fiend:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 15 2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,235
Posted By Maximillian
Re: My Pern Music

Dear lady, let it be known that, I, having not read any of the Pern stories yet, would like to convey to you that you have surely inspired me to start this epic series.

Beautifully done m'lady,...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 9 2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Talent Series Portrait #2: Dorotea Horvath

Ah dear lady, hearing praise from such a masterful talent as yourself is very humbling indeed. :blush:

I do thank you for your input and for taking the time to view my small contributions. ...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 9 2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,612
Posted By Maximillian
Re: The Globe of Pern

Oh damn, ....then I went and got this dress for nothing then.

:ugg:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 9 2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Talent Series Portrait #2: Dorotea Horvath

Quite right, they have excellent skin care in the future. :P :lol:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 9 2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,612
Posted By Maximillian
Re: The Globe of Pern

LoL That may just be the most artistic misspelling of my name I've seen yet. :razz: ;)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 9 2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,612
Posted By Maximillian
Re: The Globe of Pern

Quite right! What she said :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 8 2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Talent Series Portrait #2: Dorotea Horvath

Actually that isn't a uniform she's wearing, and when dressing her I had to consider the time frame that we are talking about here. We know what we expect "grandmas" to look like in this era, but...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 8 2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Talent Series Portrait #2: Dorotea Horvath

Ah yes I was not liking that myself, but I'm short on Hair Meshes that were fitting for her particular hair style so I had to make due with what I had on hand. LoL

I may tweak it a bit later on...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 8 2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,612
Posted By Maximillian
Re: The Globe of Pern

You may want to rethink that if she's been wearing them a while. :D
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 8 2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Maximillian
Talent Series Portrait #2: Dorotea Horvath

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e305/gfxdude/3D%20Digital%20Art/DoroteaHorvath.jpg

More coming soon to a forum near you!!! :D :bouncy:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 8 2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,612
Posted By Maximillian
Re: The Globe of Pern

Just don't miss the wooden globe. Your hands have been through enough abuse young lady. :razz: ;)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 7 2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,782
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Is there going to be a Pern movie??

Yes and I'm sure those dragons will love those Everyflavour Jelly Beans :roll:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 6 2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,612
Posted By Maximillian
Re: The Globe of Pern

If perhaps I could find a flattened global map of pern I could create a 3D based render of the planet itself, I'll have to research it a bit, but if you have any ideas I'd love to help.

Digitally...
Forum: Events Board Oct 5 2007, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,886
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Eurocon / Copenhagen - Hans' pictures (3)

Simply amazing Hans, many thanks for these photos, now I don't feel so bad about not being able to be there. :)

Simply beautiful city!

Maximillian
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Sep 29 2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,238
Posted By Maximillian
Re: Any real talents in here?

Often times my family will carry out entire conversations without having said a word. LoL Sometimes I have to remind my wife to talk out loud when we're in mixed company. It's quite humorous. ...
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