I Love Dead / Hate Living Diorama

Aug 09, 18 I Love Dead / Hate Living  Diorama

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The huge 1/6th scale wonderful diorama, “I Love Dead / Hate Living”, depicting a key scene from the film, The Bride of Frankenstein, is from the amazing folks at Resin Crypt. The back wall comes in pieces and for added support they were glued to foam board. The seams were filled in with Aves Apoxy putty. Due to the size...

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The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Aug 09, 18 The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

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A 1/4th scale bust of Lon Chaney, Jr. from the Universal Studios film, The Ghost of Frankenstein. This bust was released by GeoMetric and sculpted by Mike Hill. The neck bolts are metal and drill holes needed to be made for a snug fit. The painting was done by airbrush with some chalk details. First layers were flesh tones followed...

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Aurora Frankenstein Tribute

Aug 11, 17 Aurora Frankenstein Tribute

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The kind folks at Monsters in Motion have been developing a series of 1/6th scale resin figures that match the box cover art of the original Aurora “long boxes” released back in the early 1960s. This version of the Frankenstein box art by James Bama is masterfully done by Jeff Yagher. A straightforward build with the...

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Lon Chaney as The Wolf Man (1941)

Mar 29, 17 Lon Chaney as The Wolf Man (1941)

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John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Mar 29, 17 John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

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John Carpenter’s film, The Thing, set a new standard for special effects in a film, all due to the amazing talents of Rob Bottin. Courtesy of Monsters in Motion is this 1/8th scale diorama of MacReady with his trusty flame thrower ready for action against the spider-head Thing. Just don’t ignite the fuse on that pack of...

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The Brain Thief (Frankenstein, 1931)

Mar 29, 17 The Brain Thief (Frankenstein, 1931)

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The key moment in the Universal Frankenstein franchise is when poor Fritz unknowingly dropped the normal brain and instead took the abnormal brain (“Abbie Normal” sez Eye-Gore in “Young Frankenstein”) which was used for the monster. This diorama from the amazing folks at Resin Crypt effectively captures this...

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