Trekkie Porn: Customized Starship Enterprise Replicas
April 16th, 2009
30 versions of the USS Enterprise are being distributed to cinemas across the United States to promote the upcoming Star Trek movie. Each 34-in replica was cast from the same 3D model made for the movie by Industrial Light & Magic. The replicas were made by various artists, including Gizmodo‘s Senior Editor Jesus Diaz. Here’s his take on the iconic vessel:
It’s nice, but personally I don’t like how it looks too much like a toy. That’s just me though. The sculptor and illustrator Rafael Burgos opted for a scarier replica:
Wouldn’t want to be on that ship. The collective design team H5 chose a yummy approach for their Enterprise replica:
Cookie Monster will instantly become a Trekkie once he sees that. You can view the other Enterprise replicas along with some info on their creators on the movie’s official website.