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Thursday, December 5, 2013

The Last Days on Mars - Lander Concept

Along with the rover there was a brief for a flying vehicle that would be able to transport peeps from low orbit to the surface. It was to be a pretty classic dropship type thang. Oops I mean thing!
I started with these pencil sketches...
...then painted up some quick variations based on the director's notes and selects.
Another round of feedback and a bit more development.
Ruairi drew over a couple and I painted back into 'em resulting in these^
One last variant I worked up that I kinda liked.
I'm not sure what it ended up looking like in the film, this stuff might have all been binned for all I know. Was fun to draw though!

5 comments:

  1. Yes. Bin them.
    They are too rad, most especially the last one.
    Don't you know by now the rad shit is always binned!

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  2. It's interesting to hear that you still don't know whether they get used or not. I like the last variant too. The bottom right pencil sketch also looks cool.

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  3. ohh wow never saw these mint ships!
    some choice shapes and all look like they would be rad to float in

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  4. Hey mang, great as always. I really like the shape of the one - second in on the second set. The rotors/engines/ionisers are up and back, it gives it a gestural feeling to me, like a skydiver whose arms are being pushed back by the fall. Feels good to me. Of course they're all ace, but something I like about that one :)

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  5. It feels more agile and predatory because of the shape I think. IMO anyways :)

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