Any dark crystal props out there?

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by frosty, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. frosty

    frosty Sr Member

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    Dark crystal and labryinth are two of my favourite henson films, are there any props around from these films, i know most of the puppets were foam latex and that rots over time, i saw a hoggle costume in an exhibition over here about ten years ago and it was starting to fall apart, they also had the ritual master from dark crystal and this too was starting to come apart.
    So does anyone have any pics/ links etc?.
     
  2. Apollo

    Apollo Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Oh yeah.
    There are a few members here with Screen-used stuff that you would kill for. :lol

    They will post when they see this. :)
     
  3. Kerr Avon

    Kerr Avon Master Member

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    Cue Propazoid.
     
  4. RedTwoX

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    I love both movies. I have to admit that it's been a while since I last watched Dark Crystal (more than a year), but I pop in the Labyrith DVD a couple of a year. Great stuff. I'll probably watch both again tonight now that I'm thinking about it :lol

    Sideshow did a couple of a dolls for Kira and Jen. I never bought them, but I gave it a lot of thought. Once upon a time I had seen Dark Crystal Shards cast in purple tinted clear resin, but it's been a looooong time since I last saw one. Wish I had picked one up when I had the chance :cry

    Monsters in Motion has a 12" Jereth. While are they not intended as "Labyrinth props" it isn't too tough to find crystal balls that look like the ones in the movie.

    That's all I know of.
     
  5. tgreco

    tgreco Sr Member

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    I'm a huge Dark Crystal fan
    I did these a few years back

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    the mystic took a little over 9 months (that was working every day but 2)
    and kira jen and fizzgig took about 3 for all of them

    they're not props, but I'm pretty pleased with them
     
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  6. RedTwoX

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    As well you should be. Those are very well done (*, no applaus smilie... a thumbs up will have to do) :thumbsup

    Any more pics of the Mystic?
     
  7. frosty

    frosty Sr Member

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    Those are some great sculpts, yeah post some more of the mystic,
    i did a hoggle and ludo bust years ago which was produced as a model kit, i used super sculpey to do the sculpt and it was the first time i had used it, they are not as good as i would have liked but they did ok.
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    Forgive the pics, this is the master sculpt i gave to a friend and he wanted me to do a replacement hand for a puppet he had, he used hoggle as a size referance.
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    This is the ludo, again not that accurate, but ok
    Be cool to see some other stuff.
     
  8. OldKen

    OldKen Master Member

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    umm thats cool... but he said the dark crystal... not labrynth. :confused

     
  9. allosaur176

    allosaur176 Sr Member

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    Actually he did say both movies, read the original post :)
     
  10. RedTwoX

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    If you want to nit-pic the details, he did ask for props and not statues or toys.

    Considering the lack of material and the talent of the posters so far, I vote we let them slide ;)
     
  11. OldKen

    OldKen Master Member

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    derrr...

    man, i read the topic, and went straight to the pics. (i always miss the good playboy articles as well. :p )


    oops. :confused

    well sweet, as i love both movies as well... jump magic jump.

    a life size hoggle would be freaky...


    i remember that some site was starting to produce skeksi heads... cant remember who... anybody? there was a thread back in the summer that had the afformentioned screen used props in it.
     
  12. frosty

    frosty Sr Member

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    I just thought i would show what i had done, hey replica's are ok too, i am hoping to do some more pieces this year, as they seem to be thin on the ground.
    Yeah a life sized hoggle would be great, i wonder what happenend to the originals, and if the creature shop kept any of the moulds
     
  13. Propazoid

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    Did somebody say Dark Crystal.. ;)

    Original Jen Head Casting
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    Original Jen Hand Casting w/ Glove
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    Original Podling Head Casting
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    Screen Used Podling Hand
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    Screen Used Baby Podling Hands
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    Screen Used Skeksis Armor
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    Resin Skeksis Head Casting (1)
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    Unreleased Garthim Toy
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    Unreleased Landstrider Toy
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    -Zoid
     
  14. frosty

    frosty Sr Member

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    Thats some great stuff you got there, wow. they all look in great condition too, seeing how old they are.
     
  15. RedTwoX

    RedTwoX Sr Member

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    :eek


    Now we know what Kerr Avon was talking about.

    Wow. Propazoid. That's an amazing collection.
     
  16. The Mantis

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    Here are some other pieces from the Propazoid collection that he is a little shy to show everyone....I SAY FLAUNT IT IF YA GOT IT.


    Propazoid's Gelfing "leave behinds"
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    Propazoid's Dark Crystal Skeksi Committee Pens
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  17. OldKen

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    yep, thats the stuff i was talking about as well...

    i dont think a better DC screen used collection exists... unless its Speilburg or GL...


    wow, i would love to have... well any of that.

    what is the jen head made of???

    dont you just have an itch to have someone "finish" it? i know it would plauge my existance... i wouldnt do it... but it would be on my mind.

    ever think of having it recasted so you could though??? and maybe send a few copies our way... hint hint... ;)

    simply awesome stuff.

    how many of those landstriders were made??? i swear a kid i went to school had one, and i never could find it... either i dreamed it, or his dad had some toy biz connections? :confused
     
  18. Propazoid

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    Hey thanks a lot for that comment.

    I love my DC props & I'm still hunting around for more. I'm glad you guys like them too.

    And as for Dave aka The Mantis...Don't you have some goofy suit jacket to show off, that was worn by the assistant of the guy that brought water to Sean Connery in some Bond movie?

    Love ya ;)

    -Zoid
     
  19. maniacman7

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    what about your crystal shards you made back in the day Zoid?


    they were AWESOME too


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  20. RedTwoX

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    I don't suppose you still have one of those laying around taking up valuable shelf space? I might be persuaded to help you out with that problem :angel
     
  21. The Mantis

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    Nothing BUT LOVE.... :lol
     
  22. tgreco

    tgreco Sr Member

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    more of all, though after the prop posts I feel humbled

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  23. OldKen

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    dude how big is that mystic???

    looks awesome...
     
  24. tgreco

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    he's about 20 inches long and about 8 inches tall
    (and weighs a ton)
     
  25. OldKen

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    id like to have a fizgig like that. thats cool. ever make anymore???
     
  26. tgreco

    tgreco Sr Member

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    sorry, been down with a nasty nasty cough the last several days

    no, I don't have any more of them, each was a one time pice
    I intended on trying to do a couple of them as kits, but I know absolutely
    zero about mold making, and discovered while I waws researching that
    some of the mold making materials destroy the original sculpy, so I didn't
    want to experiement with anything I had spent so long doing...
     
  27. LogansRunner

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  28. Gruson

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    I would like one of those Fizgigs as well.

    Please PM me if you can hook me up.

    Thanks.
     
  29. Hangar18Studios

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    We had a s---load of original DC and Labyrinth props on display at the Hangar 18 prop party a couple of years ago. My co-host is actually good freinds with John Henson whom was kind enough to loan us quite a few things from the Henson collection. Unfortunately I do not have the photographs since I have moved residences and no longer have my old PC.
    Anybody else out there got any pic's?
    Scott
     
  30. Trallis

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    they used to have some landstrider models that i believe were screen used at MGM studios backlot tour but this time when i went they werent there :angry
     
  31. Propazoid

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    I just picked up a screen used Land Strider head & these Labyrinth weapons....

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    -Zoid
     
  32. Architect

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    wow I am seriously thinking of making myself one of those leather bags with the face on it. full sized. I don't normally carry anything with me but I like to have something to put my goggles in while I am at the club and carry my digital camera in when I take it. So I might have something to use it for (provided I ever get around to go out again) incase anyone is wondering what I am talking about here is a pic of one of my masks to show what I mean about leather sculpting that bag.
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    have you thought of making something simple to sacrifice learning to make molds with? also I would imagine with the right coating and release agent there is something that would not destroy the original unless it is form based (ie. unable to be taken off the shape with out breaking the original.)
     
  33. frosty

    frosty Sr Member

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    Really nicely done sculpts, well done.
     
  34. Telesedrin

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    I don't mean to thread Necromance, but the links to most of the actual prop pictures are broken. I'm seriously considering making a Skeksi costume this year, and I was looking for good reference material, an/or advice on how best to go about it.
     

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