From Hell It Came (1957)

Apr 18, 19 From Hell It Came (1957)

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This fun diorama depicts the walking tree, Tabanga, from the film, From Hell it Came. The build-up of the 1/6th scale diorama was straightforward so the challenge came in painting all the detail. For the small voodoo doll, slivers of wood were used.

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Salem’s Lot (1979)

Apr 17, 19 Salem’s Lot (1979)

Posted by in Modern Classics

One of Stephen King’s early books was Salem’s Lot where a vampire, effectively played by Reggie Nalder, takes over a town. With Nalder’s natural looks he could have played a vampire without any makeup but in this film the character has yellow eyes with orange pupils and a deep shade of blue skin.

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Calibos from Clash of the Titans (1981)

Apr 17, 19 Calibos from Clash of the Titans (1981)

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Ray Harryhausen designed some iconic figures in the fantasy world. One of his more interesting is Calibos from the film, Clash of the Titans. In the film, Calibos is featured as both a stop-motion character as well as a live action actor. The difference is when his tail is seen; when no tail is seen then it’s the live actor...

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Zombie (1979)

Mar 10, 19 Zombie (1979)

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Lucio Fulci’s film, Zombie, was a tour de force in the zombie world. This version of one of the risen dead, released by Resin Realities, includes a base with Fulci’s name partly engraved on a tombstone. All paints were acrylics and added layer after layer to achieve the final effect. Of note are the worms in his right...

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Frankenstein in Chains

Mar 10, 19 Frankenstein in Chains

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Once again from the God-given talented hands of Jeff Yagher comes another beautiful sculpt. This ‘Frankenstein in Chains’ was released through Tower of London. The supplied chain needed some cleaning up of seam issues but otherwise the pieces needed virtually no further work. The flesh areas of the monster were first...

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Harryhausen’s Hydra

Feb 17, 19 Harryhausen’s Hydra

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Many think Ray Harryhausen’s film, Jason and the Argonauts, to be his best with the battle between Jason and the ‘Children of the Hydra’s Teeth” skeletons to be the particular highlight. Though that animated skeleton sequence is without peer, it should be noted that each skeleton originated as a tooth in the...

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