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Scarab Fighter by Orpheus7
Scarab Fighter
A rough sketch of a Scarab-class fighter. I did it a while ago just to get my idea down on paper.
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Nah-ship by Orpheus7
Nah-ship
A sketch of an ugly but functional-looking ship. Part of the Fugly-class of vessel. 
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Ratel-proc by Orpheus7
Ratel-proc
The Ratel-class combat packship has been used as an frontier orbital light hauler for decades. It is heavily armed and capable of defending itself against most smaller warship. Named after the long-extinct honey badger, the Ratel (pronounced raah-til) is a hardy workhorse carries its cargo on a self-contained palette from which it detaches before engaging threats. The palette can be remotely maneuvered away from the altercation while the Ratel engages the opposition. Once the engagement has been resolved, the Ratel locates and recovers the palette and the cargo. It has a crew of four and is designed for system operations so has no inter-stellar capability.  
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Assegai by Orpheus7
Assegai
My first upload in a good few years. Feels great to be back.
This is an Assegai-class interceptor used by the Europa Free Squadrons and later the Frontier Militias during the Banker Wars circa 2565ET. The Assagai was designed by Colling Truward and built by the Europa Colony Authority to defend themselves against the banking fleets sent to confiscate their colony. The design turned out to be extremely effective and the went on to inspire many later classes of fighter. Armed with a single ram gun in the nose (the first small ship to be so outfitted), four dogfight weapons in the stub wings and a rapid-fire missile bay in the belly, the Assegai was also highly maneuverable with all four of its drives being able to rotate to allow the pilot to execute almost unheard of maneuvers. Its hull was covered in cera-plate armour and it carried a modified diffusion shield that made it as tough as nails to boot. All-in-all, a classic.  
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Orpheus7
Greg Bahlmann
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South Africa
Current Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa/Taipei, Taiwan
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jonbluestone Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Appreciate the Watch, Greg. I wish I could draw like you but my basic training was in technical illustration and my freehand (mainly biro sketches) are somewhat primitive.
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are welcome. Great gallery you have there.
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Increality Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
Great set of scifi vehicles you've created. Loving the gallery
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks very much. Glad you like it.
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AlexFlorezArt Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Wow! I'm blown away by your gallery.  It brings me back to all the Star Wars' ship books I looked at as a kid.  I'm curious, do your drawings come from a specific world with a story joining them all, or they all "snapshot" ideas that are disconnected?
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks very much for the comment. Glad you like my stuff. Yes, I have an overarching "universe" within which all the ships exist. It isn't all that developed yet but I am hoping to pull the strands together someday.
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AlexFlorezArt Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
Cool!  I'd definitely be interested in reading it if you ever wrote it down.
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I will post it on deviantart if I am able to finish it off. Thanks for the interest. Have a good one.
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jonbluestone Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Magnificent design work. But then, it always is. I've seen your work before but never been fast enough to grab an image off of the image of the day to find out who you were. Inspiring.
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Orpheus7 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the comment. I appreciate it. I'm glad you we able to find my profile.
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