Lt. Ellen Ripley bust

wilysteve

Sr Member
Hello everyone and happy new year! :)

I've been away a while but wanted to come back and show my newly painted 1/2 scale Ripley. I had alot of fun with this. Hoping to do some more projects soon but for now heres some photos for you all to see....

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Thanks for looking,
Steve.
 

Simmon M

Sr Member
Welcome back Steve! Ripley never looked better.

You should show off your Arnold, Paxton and Biehn sculpts to remind everyone of what incredible work you do.
 

OldKen

Master Member
I LOVE that!

It kinda looks like it's moving.

Like it's abstract, but not... with the use of color and textures...

IDK how to describe what I mean, so I hope you get that I'm complimenting your work!

Some people go for EXACT texture with silicone and hairpunching... and sometimes that IS better for a piece. But I REALLY like the vibe of this!!!

You really NAILED the feeling and essence of the Character and movie. Not just Sigorney Weaver in costume/makeup.

Very impressive work. Would truly like to see more! :)
 

wilysteve

Sr Member
Thanks alot guys! :$

Simmon M
Re: Lt. Ellen Ripley bust
Welcome back Steve! Ripley never looked better.

You should show off your Arnold, Paxton and Biehn sculpts to remind everyone of what incredible work you do.

Thanks for the welcome Simmon, its good to be back :)

Speaking of Arnold, did you ever get the hairwork done on yours?

OldKen
Re: Lt. Ellen Ripley bust
I LOVE that!

It kinda looks like it's moving.

Like it's abstract, but not... with the use of color and textures...

IDK how to describe what I mean, so I hope you get that I'm complimenting your work!

Some people go for EXACT texture with silicone and hairpunching... and sometimes that IS better for a piece. But I REALLY like the vibe of this!!!

You really NAILED the feeling and essence of the Character and movie. Not just Sigorney Weaver in costume/makeup.

Very impressive work. Would truly like to see more!

Thanks OldKen thats a very kind thing to say :thumbsup

I do know what you mean, the texturing is slightly heavier than usual because at this scale it needs to stand out. Its a very organic piece with alot of life, and movement is very important to me no matter how still the pose.
 

Lord of the props

Well-Known Member
WOW Steve welcome back, awesome paint job and sculpt.
I have seen this piece in real life and it´s absolutely amazing guys.
This is still one of the best likenesses ever made in my opinion, and it´s
a lot harder to make woman.

Good luck on the sale and hope to see a life size version of Ripley one day:thumbsup
 

Yellowjacket

Sr Member
Your avatar looks like a movie still. That's awesome. Even my wife said 'Heeeeey, not bad' as she was passing by and stopped for a second look.
 

Melanie

New Member
It's very impressive and alive !
You did a great job !

There is so many expressions in her eyes ....

You are very talented !
 
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