THE THING

Creature design for Grainger David’s short film ‘The Edge of the Woods’, which is about a little girl and the strange monster that lives in her basement. 2011

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Initial sketches

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The director described the film as ‘E.T meets Where the Wild Things Are, set in an Andrew Wyeth painting’. So i put the little monster into some of his paintings just for fun:

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hair and ear tests

Some model paintovers, experimenting with skin texture and colour:

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