The Simple Spaceship Chart

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    A while ago I ran into a box of old spaceships of mine in our cellar, I photographed a few of them and thought it would be nice to document them all while at it. I found a total of 11 spaceships (not including the numerous LEGO ships) in our house, most are my oldies, a couple of them belong to the kid. I shot all of them straight from the bow to capture their character.

    After I had photographed them all I thought they'd look great in a poster, I added some trendy graphic noise to go with it. I think it turned out allright.

    There's an Avanaut Facebook page for those who like liking such things.

    UPDATE (August 18): There's a typo on the poster (Calactica instead of Galactica, bummer!), but I'm not going to fix it, as replacing the image would sever link between this and some of the pages it has been posted to. Maybe later. Also, I'm aware that the snowspeeder is not a "spaceship", but I thought it would pass just this once. And yes, the relative size of the ships varies, they're not in the same scale, in my mind it just looked better this way. :)

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    1. trike 20 months ago | reply

      This is tremendous. I am totally stealing this idea.

    2. Pinko Scum 20 months ago | reply

      This is awesome! Great work.

    3. bill.d 20 months ago | reply

      I bow to your awesome geekness and photography skillz.

    4. T.G. Swenson 20 months ago | reply

      Amazing work! B-Wing Starfighter sometime please!

    5. Avanaut 20 months ago | reply

      Thanks! I wish I could sell, but I really prefer sleeping my nights peacefully. :)
      That's what Flickr's for. :D
      The B-Wing would be great to shoot but unfortunately we do not have one. Not even in Lego.

    6. orchidtears666 20 months ago | reply

      An amazing poster. You really should get some of these printed to sell. I would certainly buy one. Maybe get rid of all the small writing on it which mentions ship names etc and that way you shouldn't have any issues with copyright infringement I would have thought.

    7. AndyLand 20 months ago | reply

      VERY cool photos. Tried a similar approach here

    8. MH LC 20 months ago | reply

      I'm too lazy to do any of this myself but, these thoughts were posted on anther website
      couldn't agree more but since its the first one I've seen, pretty cool. Can't wait for your corrected chart. In fact, this a challenge to all.
      Appendices as attached links with schematics, original credits, original design development, etc would be nice. Could really nerd out on that.

    9. D for Derivative [deleted] 20 months ago | reply

      Beautiful. Now where do I pre-order?

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    11. Jazz_Lego 20 months ago | reply

      Amazing work here, very inspirational. Thank you.

    12. m_o_n_k_e_y 20 months ago | reply

      great piece of design

    13. davey_g 19 months ago | reply

      Submit it as a T-shirt design to Threadless - you can make some money that way.

    14. Mishria 16 months ago | reply

      Cool poster, but the Snowspeeder is not a spaceship.

    15. trike 16 months ago | reply

      It's a modified spaceship, adapted to Hoth's climate.

      (I'm a little sad that I know that.)

    16. Avanaut 16 months ago | reply

      I did not give it too much thought when I made this poster, I figured the Snowspeeder would pass as a "spaceship" along with the other ships. I still think it's good to go with the others, even though, according to, it is not supposed to be capable of spaceflight after all. I don't care, though, it's all within the science fiction realm. Cool ships, good enough for me. :D

      Thank you all for the supporting comments!

    17. Tehsi 16 months ago | reply

      Wow, this is great. It reminded me of toys of days long past.

    18. skrump 16 months ago | reply

      This is awesome, Great Work!!! A friend shared this image on Facebook, and I hunted all over the Interwebs to find you. Damn those copyright issues, I would LOVE to buy a poster of this image and hang it in my boy's room! (The little dude is 2 years old, gotta get him started off right!)

    19. MΛD 4 months ago | reply

      Awesome work!!!! Amazing work! Congratulations!!!

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