Making Monsters: Zombie, Say Cheese! Pictures

The Distortions team takes a stab at reinventing the classic "Photo Op" piece for Halloween Express. Ed and his crew come to the rescue of the band Megadeth, and Ed's office becomes a tattoo parlor.

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Aliens Stacked
Aliens Stacked

Aliens Stacked

A pile of “Alien Death” molds are stacked together before being shipped. 960 1280

  

In the Conference Room

In the Conference Room

Led by Ed and Marsha Edmunds, the Distortions Unlimited teams sits in their conference room brainstorming ideas. 960 1280

  

The Mold of Vampiress

The Mold of Vampiress

The mold of "Vampiress" lies on the Distortions Unlimited floor with its original drawing. 960 1280

  

Vampiress Sculpt

Vampiress Sculpt

A look at the completed "Vampiress" sculpt. 960 1280

  

Alien Death

Alien Death

Jordu begins detailing the mold for "Alien Death." 960 1280

  

Laying Dead

Laying Dead

"Alien Death" lies, well ... dead on a table inside the Distortions studio. 960 1280

  

Big Head

Big Head

Ed and Jordu work on similar, yet very different "Big Head" sculpts. 960 1280

  

The Candyman

The Candyman

The "Candyman" sculpt in its initial phase. 960 1280

  

Giving Out Candy

Giving Out Candy

The finished "Candyman" sculpture offers some candy to the workers at Distortions. 960 1280

  

Guard Dog

Guard Dog

"Guard Dog" sits on display inside the warehouse. 960 1280

  

Painting RIP
Painting RIP

Painting RIP

Ed paints the eye detail on “Rip.” 960 1280

  

Dino Pods

Dino Pods

Landon uses a reversed print of the other side of the T. rex for the dino pods. 960 1280

  

A Run of Lullabys

A Run of Lullabys

A run of “Lullabys” awaiting dressing. 960 1280

  

Casting the Head

Casting the Head

Ryan helping cast the T. rex head. 960 1280

  

The Building of RIP

The Building of RIP

The building of “Rip” in progress. 960 1280

  

Icky Vicky

Icky Vicky

Ed paints the “Icky Vickies” as he gives one a chiropractic treatment. 960 1280

  

Trimming Lullaby's Feet

Trimming Lullaby's Feet

Janene trimming Lullaby's feet. 960 1280

  

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the trade. 960 1280

  

Damning the Mold

Damning the Mold

Ed damning the T. rex head prior to molding. 960 1280

  

Detailing the Mold

Detailing the Mold

Landon detailing T. rex. 960 1280

  

Risking Life and Limb

Risking Life and Limb

Landon risking life and limb for his art. 960 1280

  

Photos

10. Bat Creature

10. Bat Creature

Created by Jasonsbrush. "10 x 13, oil paint on board." 960 1280

  

9. Zombie Vampire

9. Zombie Vampire

Created by Lucaskane. 960 1280

  

8. Gargoyle

8. Gargoyle

Created by Renders. "The Gargoyle - quick digital sculpt for clay sculpt/mask design. Growing up with a love of monster masks, Distortions Unlimited has held a special place since I first laid eyes on their original Starlog Press ads. Jordu is one of the legends in the industry - an inspiration for all whom sculpt, design and share passion for creature creation!” 960 1280

  

7. Oleg

7. Oleg

Created by GloomNDoom. "A Trollish aristocrat." 960 1280

  

6. Pop Up Porch Screamer

6. Pop Up Porch Screamer

Created by DirtyRottenZombie. "This porch screamer prop would be sure to scare the unsuspecting on Halloween. A porch full of these pop-up screamers triggered all at the same time would have the kids running away in fright!” 960 1280

  

5. Vervencia

5. Vervencia

Created by Splammenhotegppa. 960 1280

  

4. Zombie Werewolf

4. Zombie Werewolf

Created by dtaker123. "Zombie werewolf, back from the dead to eat your brains rraaahhggghhhh!” 960 1280

  

3. Second Runner Up: Claudius the Troll

3. Second Runner Up: Claudius the Troll

Created by jrputman. “Just your run-of-the-mill bone crushing, soul stamping, hairy-legged, floppy-eared troll from Hades.” 960 1280

  

2. First Runner Up: King

2. First Runner Up: King

Created by goblin81. "FEED ME SOULS." 960 1280

  

1. Winner: Headsketch

1. Winner: Headsketch

Created by Jarrod Bivens. 960 1280

  

Aliens Stacked

Aliens Stacked

A pile of “Alien Death” molds are stacked together before being shipped. 960 1280

  

In the Conference Room

In the Conference Room

Led by Ed and Marsha Edmunds, the Distortions Unlimited teams sits in their conference room brainstorming ideas. 960 1280

  

The Mold of Vampiress

The Mold of Vampiress

The mold of "Vampiress" lies on the Distortions Unlimited floor with its original drawing. 960 1280

  

Vampiress Sculpt

Vampiress Sculpt

A look at the completed "Vampiress" sculpt. 960 1280

  

Alien Death

Alien Death

Jordu begins detailing the mold for "Alien Death." 960 1280

  

Laying Dead

Laying Dead

"Alien Death" lies, well ... dead on a table inside the Distortions studio. 960 1280

  

Big Head

Big Head

Ed and Jordu work on similar, yet very different "Big Head" sculpts. 960 1280

  

The Candyman

The Candyman

The "Candyman" sculpt in its initial phase. 960 1280

  

Giving Out Candy

Giving Out Candy

The finished "Candyman" sculpture offers some candy to the workers at Distortions. 960 1280

  

Guard Dog

Guard Dog

"Guard Dog" sits on display inside the warehouse. 960 1280

  

Basing the Mask

Basing the Mask

Ed bases the USS Nightmare mask. 960 1280

  

Marching Band Masks

Marching Band Masks

The marching band masks are based and ready to rub out. 960 1280

  

Chemical Spill

Chemical Spill

Things start to go horribly wrong after a chemical spill. 960 1280

  

Marching Band Sets

Marching Band Sets

The Marching band sets. 960 1280

  

A New Look

A New Look

Jordu tries out a new look. 'Don't you think I'm purdee?' 960 1280

  

Ready for Painting

Ready for Painting

The USS Nightmare mask is pulled and ready for painting. 960 1280

  

Enjoying the Band

Enjoying the Band

Ed and Marsha enjoy the marching band and their zombie transformation! 960 1280

  

Lab Set Design

Lab Set Design

The laboratory set design with a little help from Distortions dumpster. 960 1280

  

Finishing Touches

Finishing Touches

Jordu putting the finishing touches on the USS Nightmare monster. 960 1280

  

Getting Roughed In

Getting Roughed In

The USS Nightmare mask gets roughed in. 960 1280

  

Marching Orders

Marching Orders

The band awaits their marching orders. 960 1280

  

Ready to be Finished

Ready to be Finished

The USS Nightmare crates rusted and ready for finishing. 960 1280

  


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