Moving on with my actual modelling of my Glock 18C replica, I have completed the detailing on one side of the pistol. With just the right side of the model to complete I am very near to the end of this project. However, before I start thinking of finishing there are a few things to do yet.
As this is a model based on my airsoft replica of the Glock I will be adding some of the accessories that I have on my airsoft pistol. So there is still some parts to make and I will have to make my mind up as to how I will present the final illustration. Will the final picture be a technical illustration or a rendered picture?
I have been dabbling with rendering the model (applying modelled lighting for a photo realistic effect), but my inexperience in this medium means that I am not producing a pleasing end product as yet. Much more satisfying is the wonderful 'blue print' type of illustration that you can output from SketchUp Pro. Obviously, it's a matter of taste but I like the technical drawing look.
Either way, the most important thing is that it's been a lot of fun - and very relaxing - working on this model.