This was based on a sketch by artist Rob Turpin. It was my first attempt at scratch building. It’s a weird design, but I really liked it right away. It reminded me of science fiction paperback covers from the 70s and 80’s and the magazine Heavy[...]
Scratch built model of the Airlock from the movie Alien (79). Built from polystyrene sheet, Evergreen, & 3D printed styrene. I mostly worked from a production sketch by concept artist Ron Cobb, and a few frame grabs from the film.
This is a scratch build inspired by the paintings of concept artist Ian McQue. It’s built from styrene sheet and detailed with kit parts and Evergreen. Finished with Acrylic paint, hairspray chipping and oil paint weathering.