Friday, March 02, 2007

Rick Baker - CGI Cyclops

Rick Baker the Make-Up artist who created the Make-Up FX for such films as Star Wars, An American Werewolf in London, Bigfoot and the Hendersons, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, Coming to America, Men in Black plus many more has been dabbling in CG for a few years now, recently CG Talk on the CG forums ran a contest to pay tribute to the films of Ray Harryhausen. Pictured above is Rick Baker's fabulous recreation of the Cyclops from The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad.
A bigger version of this picture can be seen here
And a CG turnaround can be downloaded here
Rick Baker has always been one of my favorite artists, his make-up work has always been superb and now so is his CG work, I'd love to see someone Rig and Animate this Cyclops !!

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