Star Trek

All reference pertaining to any and all things regarding Star Trek.

“Return to Tomorrow” brought to us by Lukas Kendall through Creature Features

This is a publication I intend to purchase! Check this out! Thank you Lukas for bringing this to our attention! Lukas actually assisted in getting this book published for us all to view!  I’ve helped Creature Features publish a remarkable oral history by Preston Neal Jones (originally written in 1979-80 but never published!) about the […]

ST:TNG Encounter at Farpoint JELLYFISH ENTITY from the Adam Schneider Collection

ST:TNG Encounter at Farpoint JELLYFISH ENTITY from the Adam Schneider Collection

I am honored to show another great piece of Adam Schneider’s Collection. Assisted by famed modeler Ed Miarecki, Adam came to own this magnificent piece (from Star Trek The Next Generation’s Episode 001) the Jellyfish Entity from Encounter at Farpoint. This is beautifully made…. impressive. Thank you for allowing us to show your collection Adam! […]

Star Trek TMP (NOT Phase II as thought) D-7 Studio Model by Magicam's Chris Ross

Star Trek TMP (NOT Phase II as thought) D-7 Studio Model by Magicam’s Chris Ross

June 29, 2014 Update from Rob Minnes   I’ve some additional info regarding this studio model. Actually, it isn’t a Phase II model, but already the Motion Picture model. Since the production history of TMP is so muddied and mired in lore, the mistake is very much understandable. It has taken me quite some time […]

Excellent Star Trek TMP Photos by Virgil Mirano

Excellent Star Trek TMP Photos by Virgil Mirano

A friend of mine recently sent these to me after finding them publicly available online, the site of which he tells me states they were taken by Virgil Mirano for publicity use for Starlog and Cinefx. I cannot remember ever viewing these shots in either publication, but then again, I am getting old. They are […]

Pierre Drolet's Star Trek STARSHIP BONEYARD - Featuring Starship Designs from Famed Artists

Pierre Drolet’s Star Trek STARSHIP BONEYARD – Featuring Starship Designs from Famed Artists

Pierre Drolet’s talents are well noted in both the industry and the art form. His choice to take all the fantastic CG builds of Starship designs and place them in a desert looking environment really gave me chills. It is completely reminiscent of today’s retired aircraft boneyards, but on the huge scale they are. I […]

INTO DARKNESS: Rejected Design - Klingon Bird of Prey by Pierre Drolet

INTO DARKNESS: Rejected Design – Klingon Bird of Prey by Pierre Drolet

Artist Pierre Drolet is world known for his great works in the Industry with today’s great Science Fiction and Fantasy films and television shows! A few days ago, Pierre contacted me to show a design of the Klingon Bird of Prey that was intended for the newest Star Trek film INTO DARKNESS, but of which […]

USS Voyager Studio Model from Doug Drexler, Michael Okuda and Rick Sternbach

USS Voyager Studio Model from Doug Drexler, Michael Okuda and Rick Sternbach

Last month famed Star Trek artist Doug Drexler placed up on his FaceBook page these fantastic photos of the Voyager studio model. I contacted them to have Rick respond that there would be no issues in showing these great photos on Modeler Magic for all to appreciate. Thank you fellas! You continue to inspire us […]

Special DREX FILES Presentation by Doug Drexler

Special DREX FILES Presentation by Doug Drexler

Doug Drexler of the Drex Files recently found a video filmed by Gary Hutzel of the USS Reliant re-done as the Sutherland for the TNG and DS9 series. A great find! PLUS, the second half of the video is a fantastic walk around on the set of the USS Voyager one last time before it […]

Unutilized/Unfinished Star Trek X Design built by Pierre Drolet

Unutilized/Unfinished Star Trek X Design built by Pierre Drolet

There are many designs that never get realized on the big screen… and this is one of them. To me, his design is absolutely amazing… and believe me when I tell you that I will have this created to be seen in the collection. This is a beautiful design and Pierre did an amazing job […]

Starship SIZE CHARTS from Starship Models

Starship SIZE CHARTS from Starship Models

Presents Starship Size Charts Starship Model’s Tom Stemmler and León Consilio have come forward to share their Starship Size Charts with us all that everyone may correctly reproduce fantastic replicas in their correct sizes! Thank you guys! There are so much Star Trek sites with so much different starship length of the same vessel that […]

Star Trek Voyager - Vidiian Warship Studio Model from the Nektarios Arnaoutakis Collection

Star Trek Voyager – Vidiian Warship Studio Model from the Nektarios Arnaoutakis Collection

Modeler Magic Family…. we have been trying to get this Collector to show his pieces for quite some time now…. and I am pleased to do so in his name! Collector Nektarios Arnaoutakis has been collecting some of the best works of the industry over the past few years. Today we are able to show […]

Berton Pierce's SENSE OF SCALE - A Documentary Film of Industry Model Making

Berton Pierce’s SENSE OF SCALE – A Documentary Film of Industry Model Making

This documentary is about the dying art of model making. Focusing on the personal stories of the model makers whose work shaped and enhanced the impact of feature films and gave it a breathtaking scale. Their practical hands on art is now slowly dying out, giving way to computer generated imagery. The model makers share […]

Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Vintage Mini Feature

Star Trek: The Motion Picture – Vintage Mini Feature

Join us in viewing this classic Mini Feature showing the enormous efforts by the Cast and Crew of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. I love this! This may be old news to some of you, but it is new to me… always.

Star Trek DS9 - MICHAEL DORN Worn Prosthetics -

Star Trek DS9 – MICHAEL DORN Worn Prosthetics – “WORF’s” Head and Nose Pieces

During my time as a collector, I have had the great honor of meeting, and even befriending, and working with some of the Cast Members, Make-up Artists, and Prop Handlers, and of course model builders from all of the Television series and blockbuster films we all enjoy. Because so, I was able to acquire this authentic piece […]

NX1

NX1 “Alpha” – Designed for ENTERPRISE by Brandon MacDougall

This is fantastic art work of a design that we really never viewed. From professional artist Brandon MacDougall, a new render from the series ENTERPRISE… the NX1 Alpha. I thank Brandon for sending this to Modeler’s Miniatures and magic to show the world. Fantastic work! Here is a brief statement from Brandon on this piece… […]

USS Prometheus NX-59650 Render by Brandon MacDougall

USS Prometheus NX-59650 Render by Brandon MacDougall

Originally given to me by industry modeler Mark Dickson, and shown here back on October 14, 2009, I learned tonight this fantastic Prometheus was done by Foundation Imaging artist Brandon MacDougall. Brandon’s work in the industry is very noted and one of the reasons we love model designs today. I thought it appropriate to show […]

D-4 Klingon Cruiser from ENTERPRISE by Douglas E. Graves (deg3D)

D-4 Klingon Cruiser from ENTERPRISE by Douglas E. Graves (deg3D)

Using the fantastic design that famed concept artist and master model maker John Eaves came up with for the Television series Star Trek – ENTERPRISE, master artist Douglas Graves again impresses!  These beautiful renders are simply astonishing to view! Detailed and vibrant with color and menacing life! Beautiful! To contact Douglas Graves, or view his […]

Star Trek ONLINE Concept Art by Ryan Dening

Star Trek ONLINE Concept Art by Ryan Dening

Once again I have the great honor to show some of the work behind the Fantastic Online Games we all play…. these from Star Trek ONLINE. Famed Concept Design and Illustrator Ryan Dening’s concept art used for this game is simply incredible! There isn’t a single design he has come up with that I have […]

U.S.S. Voyager Studio Model

U.S.S. Voyager Studio Model

Per a reminder, and request, here are some photos of the Starship Voyager Studio Model. By now… these photos have probably been seen by most everyone already. I had thought I had placed them up last year. Apparently I had just thought I did. Never-the-less… loooong over-due…. here they are now. Enjoy…

U.S.S. Enterprise CG Model Perfected by Tobias Richter of The Light Works

U.S.S. Enterprise CG Model Perfected by Tobias Richter of The Light Works

Master artist Tobias Richter has done it again with a revamp of his earlier CG build of the new U.S.S. Enterprise (SEEN HERE). Now it is film perfect and ready for…. well…. as much as she can get! Tobias has always been impressive with both his CG and physical modeling works and we are honored […]

Star Trek TMP Dry Dock Studio Model Restored by Ed Miarecki for the Adam Schneider Collection

Star Trek TMP Dry Dock Studio Model Restored by Ed Miarecki for the Adam Schneider Collection

I was contact by a friend of mine the other day, Dan (aka OylPslyk on the boards), regarding this beautiful studio model restoration… once again done by professional modeler, and industry known Ed Miarecki of Ed Miarecki Designs! Dan was contacted by the owner (Adam Schneider) of this great studio model, as well as many […]

U.S.S. Voyager Digital Model by Foundation Imaging

U.S.S. Voyager Digital Model by Foundation Imaging

This is the USS Voyager that was created for Star Trek Voyager by the talented crew at Foundation Imaging. Sadly, after the first season of Enterprise ended, the company was dissolved. I thank Mark Dickson for providing these fantastic renders for all to view.

U.S.S. AKIRA Studio CG Renderings from Mark Dickson & Richard Long

U.S.S. AKIRA Studio CG Renderings from Mark Dickson & Richard Long

Industry known professional modelers Mark Dickson and Richard Long were very kind in sharing these wonderful renders of the powerful Starship that was seen in Star Trek – First Contact in the battle with the Borg in the beginning of the film. These beautiful renders are from Foundation Imaging. I wish to thank both Mark […]

2 More Sets of 1701-A Studio Model Photos from Mike Emery

2 More Sets of 1701-A Studio Model Photos from Mike Emery

I was contacted recently by professional industry modeler Mike Emery of Light Sheet Systems. Some of you may recognize his name from shows like Star Trek Deep Space Nine and Stargate SG1. While these photos were in fact given to me by Mark Dickson, it was Mike who actually took these photos at the Smithsonian […]

QOUNOS ONE Studio Model (POLAR LIGHTS PHOTOS) from Jim Ceveling through Mark Dickson

QOUNOS ONE Studio Model (POLAR LIGHTS PHOTOS) from Jim Ceveling through Mark Dickson

These beautiful photos of the actual Studio Model (MORE SHOWN HERE from last year) were taken for Polar Lights to make the 1:350 kit they never made. Hopefully Round 2 Models will continue where Polar Lights left off with it. Again… I wish to thank Jim Creveling and Mr. Dickson for providing this reference so […]

EVEN MORE!! Detailed 1701-A Studio Model Photos from Mark Dickson

EVEN MORE!! Detailed 1701-A Studio Model Photos from Mark Dickson

Photographed at Foundation Imaging by industry professional Mark Dickson,….. Mark found even MORE of these photos he personally took of the beautiful Enterprise 1701-A than we were able to show in earlier months HERE. These photos show MUCH more detail and internals of the studio model than ever before seen. Again… I wish to thank […]

Star Trek MOVIE Concept Art by James Clyne

Star Trek MOVIE Concept Art by James Clyne

Being that the movie was released last month, and this is being shown a bit after the fact, I thought I would place it here anyway for reference a of this fantastic artists work…. Mr. James Clyne. His visions translated well on to the big screen for this new crew of the Starship Enterprise! To […]

Klingon Vor'cha

Klingon Vor’cha “Nehg’var” Studio Model

This beautiful piece was used in both Deep Space 9 and Star Trek The Next Generation. The giant Vor’cha class Battleship Negh’var! These photos were taken at the Christies auction by a yet unidentified photographer. To that person… thank you! And  job well done!