Alien Egg Replica

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morbius206

New Member
This is my take on the now iconic egg from the Alien series. I wanted something that would be recognisably "Alien" but I wasn't too keen on any of the existing colour schemes(original - too white, newer ones - too brown) The original form was sculpted in clay then moulded using RTV Silicone rubber with a fibreglass jacket. The finished piece was then cast using an initial gelcoat layer inside the mould to pick up the max amount of detail, then layers of fibreglass & resin were added for strength. The finish was achieved through handpainting with drybrushing/ ink washes being built up in various stages and finally finished with a nice coat of gloss lacquer for that slimey/wet look. The colour scheme was devised from a number of reference pictures combined together to make a nice green/brown slimey mix that I felt worked well with the original prop.
 

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morbius206

New Member
Thanks,

I'm planning on doing a range of these in different sizes - one about 100mm high and a full size one about 800mm. Forgot to mention that this one is 200mm high so it's roughly 1/4 scale to the original film version.
 

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neilo1

Well-Known Member
WOW nice work. I would have said that was full size.

Feeling pain in chest.................
 

Jediguy

Well-Known Member
MY GOD MAN!!! DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE THERE?!!! INCINERATE IT IMMEDIATELY!!!! YOU FOOL!!! THAT MIGHT BE THE DEATH OF US ALL!!!!!!

I keed lol. Great piece of work man
 

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