Alien Egg Replica

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by morbius206, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. morbius206

    morbius206 New Member

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    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.
     
  2. gyoung2993

    gyoung2993 Sr Member

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    Wow,great work indeed.....
     
  3. morbius206

    morbius206 New Member

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    Thanks, indeed :D
     
  4. USiT

    USiT New Member

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    Really good work, and the painting is awesome.
     
  5. morbius206

    morbius206 New Member

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    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.
     
  6. neilo1

    neilo1 Well-Known Member

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    WOW nice work. I would have said that was full size.

    Feeling pain in chest.................
     
  7. Jediguy

    Jediguy Well-Known Member

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    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
     
  8. Leigh

    Leigh Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Very nice! Awesome paint job :thumbsup Theres eggs everywhere today :)
     
  9. morbius206

    morbius206 New Member

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    Thanks all! :)
     
  10. HeroWorship

    HeroWorship Well-Known Member

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    Good job on that! I especially like your paint scheme.
     
  11. Contec

    Contec Master Member

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    Now paint one up in easter egg colours :p
     
  12. morbius206

    morbius206 New Member

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  13. Quail Chick

    Quail Chick New Member

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    Creepy! Excellent paint job...looks real! Maybe, too real...I wouldn't trust having it in my home...
     
  14. MoviefanAZ

    MoviefanAZ Member

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    I want it! Fine job!
     

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