Monday, May 12, 2014

CAVEMEN AND MYSTERY BEASTS

Hello, it's me again. Sorry for the brief hiatus, it's just there's not that much going on. My actor is procrastinating for the THE LAST THREE FRICKIN' SHOTS and all the stop motion is complete. However, not all the creatures are finished.

SPOILER ALERT! DON'T READ THIS UNTIL YOU SEE THE FILM! SCROLL DOWN!

In the film, the protagonist, Rick, meets one of the cavern's few sentient species, a blind caveman, who leads him to his cave. I know it's weird that only he's albino and blind while the other creatures who lived there a lot longer aren't, but this film isn't exactly grounded in biology. Now, he will be played by me, my first attempt at makeup. He isn't that complex in design, he just has pale skin (flour), bad teeth, a robe, and arrows. However, he also has a thick beard and a bat-like nose to adapt to living in the cavern systems. For the beard, that's easy, just use the sheep wool that was used to make the gorilla:















However, the nose is tricky. I sculpted it from some foam and dunked it in latex. It sat there for a couple of weeks, but now I'm finally using it.















It's not that interesting visually, so I'm going to add fine hairs (like on moles or bats) to the nostrils and sides of the nose to indicate some sort of biological use.
















Here's the fox hair, glued to the back. It fits on my nose, but falls off. I might use gum to fix that...
















Here's the nostrils, now with lots of nose hair to obscure my actual nose.


































Hi, Ashley! She sometimes shows up at my desk, but she'll eventually bite you if you pet her too much.

















So, here's the nose, completed! I wonder if I should paint it. Anyway, you might be asking, "Kelston, what are you doing after Antediluvian?" Well, let me give you a sneak peek...















Wait. What is that incomplete foam monster?
















What is that thing? Why does it have six legs and mantis-like claws?
















AND WHAT'S THAT WEIRD INSECT ARMATURE FOR?
















SCULPEY CLAWS?! WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?????????????

Thank you. Please comment.

4 comments:

  1. Sorry, haven't posted any yet. Takes a while to make them.

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    1. Yes, Antediluvian may eventually be posted to Vimeo. It is finished. Thing is, I haven't really posted anything on this blog in ages, I advise checking out my Deviantart profile (also called Hublerdon) for current projects.

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