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messingart:Alien Covenant Cathedral
stretchthompson:👌 nice work man! Was there any reason they decided to go more in this direction for the city than the more HR Giger inspired juggernaut design?
messingart: @stretchthompson we explored lots of ideas but settled on a more hellenistic approach
|messingart: Alien Covenant Temple (source: https://www.instagram.com)|
messingart Alien - Early cathedral study. Ridley wanted to pursue monumental spire structures. This was later developed into a more totemic and simplified form language.
jupiterthoidingjam: For concept stages do you sometimes do camera projection just to have a feel of the environment ?? Just curious .awesome work.
messingart:@jupiterthoidingjam thanks. ill use projections if I am adding more implied detail to a 3d concept for presentation
mobedda: Looks incredible! I like this direction a lot! I honestly felt ambiguous about the city...i know it was originaly Inspired by mountains of madness but it ended up feeling greek'ish? Would be awesome to see more of the process:) thanks for sharing.
messingart:@mobedda yes it become hellenic with some german post war influences
kaitkybar: Beautiful. But I still don't get it why he didn't use space jockey/Giger design language. Copyright issues?
messingart: @kaitkybar aesthetic choice
|messingart: Alien Covenant Mothership |
sergiichmyl: Spectacular @messingart! Did you design this thing that looks like the tail of a scorpion?
messingart: @sergiichmyl yes I designed it using c4d and zbrush
|messingart: Alien - Another take on the abandoned Engineer world. |
|raja.nandepu: Amazing mood sir..did you made base in c4d?|
messingart: Alien - Cathedral Tower. Another study exploring the abandoned Engineer world
javiercattaino: Is it inspired on Zdzislaw Beksinski's work? @messingart
messingart: @raja.nandepu yes I modeled a base layout and worked over it
messingart: @javiercattaino yes with a dash of Giger
|Alien - Temple study (source: https://www.instagram.com/)|
|messingart: Alien Covenant - Prologue Ship (source: https://www.instagram.com)|