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Retropolis Rocket Works 2 by BWS Retropolis Rocket Works 2 by BWS
Here are two more official, stamped and signed design drawings for open-cockpit roadster rockets from the Future That Never Was.

Though it's probably not obvious, the red one was inspired by an old Ferrari racing car (I do mean old), and the metallic one... well, I was trying to base it on an old Morgan three wheeler, but it just kept having these ideas of its own, and eventually it won.
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crazygrof Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011
they look like something you would see in the fallout series
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5econds Featured By Owner May 24, 2009
I'm glad the ideas won, just looks very unique either way!
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bear48 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2007  Professional
so much fun
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proverbialcheese Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2007
look like something from my Dads old popular science magazines. I know which old Ferari race cars you mean the olsd open wheeled ones I can see a bit of that in your piece. Great stuff!!!
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ahmednayyer Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2007  Professional General Artist
Amazing, incredible skill set!
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Urus-28 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This really worth the look, this retro-futur style is very good and fun. You have made a great job :thumbsup:
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TreborNehoc Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2006   Photographer
very cool stuff
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c4lito3d Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2005
joder menudos dibujos mas wapos.
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Faullen Featured By Owner May 9, 2005
great designs look very antique although futuristic :)
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MotorHeart Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2005
Yay! The metallic one is my favourite. May be you have one pic with opened hood so I can steal drawings and make my own! The real one!
By the way you should be main designer at some car factory 'couse those annoying wheeled box are just...... just ugly!
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chilipalmer Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2005
This would be my weekend racer :D
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quarkshooter Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2004
boohoo... I want one of those... *any* one... :cry:
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hexwork Featured By Owner May 16, 2004
I love this style of art. Fantastic work.
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MajorHavoc Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2004
It's 2004.
I was promised flying cars by now.
Where is my flying car?!
I want one that looks just like black one. However, can I get it with a grey interior and one of those new Schenk 4000 heads-up-displays? Not the S3000 HUD... I don't like the liquid crystal... I prefer the 4000 with the 3D plasma one. And, let's make sure we get the flip up top because it can get pretty cold in deep space.
Oh, and put the stellar-light turbo option in. Hotblack Desiato will be sooo jealous! Of course, he won't see my new ride until 2005... he's spending a year dead (for tax reasons).
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orb-gettarr Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2004
Hey you remember the ads on the backs of the old Superman comic books?...

Build a hovercraft in your own back yard?... the plans were only ten dollars and required a vacuum cleaner motor...

Along with X-Ray Specs, this was the height of our boyhood dreams....

Oh, and let's not forget the miniature submarine kit!
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tano Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2004
God your work looks great... I would buy one of that rockets myself, happen to know the [link] of the constructor ? :P
Anyway, :clap:
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adam1975 Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
They're like the Futurism movement meets The Jetsons - I love them!

:+fav:
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flipside Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
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Dude!...these are awesome:shocked:.....you really should get these made into models....i would buy them all:lol:
Another awesome piece of work....:D
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BWS Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
Yeah, I guess I would too :).

There is a 3D fabrication service I'd like to try sometime: [link] but they have some restrictions on the models that mean I'd really have to rebuild these in Max before they could `print' them. Neat though.
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flipside Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
Woah!...Those models are sweet....Damn shame i cant have one of your Rockets next to my PC....be real cool as a Lamp:lol:
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-sr-mace Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
ur stuff rocks...
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cogwurx Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
Man you are awesome with the retro-futurism.
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onestar Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
I want the red one.

Chicks dig the red one. :D

Cool!
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BWS Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
But you'd get so many more tickets in the red one; I don't know, I had a bad insurance rate experience a few years ago and I'm just a little nervous about it.
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bakasama Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
These are great. They kind of remind me of the vanships from Last Exile.
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skull Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
They're both really quite cute, but I'd definitely ride the red one. It's got style. I'm cool when I'm driving it.
No hot robot chcick can resist my style in that baby :D
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smartmonkeee Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
oooo. those must be the *blink,I am there* models.... still waiting on the brochures hehe...

details man details... and where are you supposed to put the intergalatic map? there's this fabulous restaurant at the end of the universe i've been trying to find....
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abh0rsen Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2004
i really dig the bottom one...kinda looks likeit could be converted into a " fighter" in my opinion...has the potential....great great, fantastic, intuitive and creative work. C:=
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fullfilth Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2004  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Damn cool ...
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lord-nougat Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2004
Those are so extremely cool!
Hah, and now the metallic one is a Morgan 3 nacell-er!
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