Aug 212011

Five bucks in downloads to the first person to correctly ID these:

Only $5 because I imagine there are a few people who’ll recognize ’em right off. You might not recognize them… but if you are a reader of this blog, chances are you *want* to recognize them.

 Posted by at 6:51 pm
  • Barry Hinchliffe

    Alien designs 2001: A Space Odyssey.

  • Deep Beam

    I don’t think it’s 2001 here – I have the feeling that they never intended to show the alien there.

    Its hard to say, it looks like a mish-mash of different things from pelvis bones to coral reefs, but I have two guesses:

    1. Rejected “Space Jockey” designs for ALIEN
    2. Rejected “Space Slug” designs for Empire Strikes Back

  • Anonymous
  • admin

    “2001” aliens, yup. I *knew* this wouldn’t take long. Barry step up and collect yer prize…

    Anyway, I’d love to see different angles on these… kinda hard to really make ’em out. The first one has a very definite “Wayne Barlowe” look to it.

    • Deep Beam

      huh, I had no idea. This would be something cool to learn more about!

    • Pat Flannery

      Did those get any further than the models shown? I remember reading somewhere about them doing some work on actors in giant rubber monster suits… did they ever do a full size one?