Over the years, artist Mark “Crash” McCreery has worked on many major genre films, as character/creature designer and concept artist, from Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), through Batman Returns (1992) and Jurassic Park (1993), to The Relic (1997), Small Soldiers (1998), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) and many more. Much of his work has been done under the auspices of the Stan Winston Studios and it is this opus that has recently gone up for auction.
Below is a gallery of his work, ranging from conceptual drawings created for the unmade Godzilla (1994):
…. through a large collection of images created for the Jurassic Park films:
…. and conceptual drawings such as this one of the alien from Predator (1987):
…. to pictures of the Penguin’s henchmen from Batman Returns (1992):
Stunning and beautifully rendered stuff, with immaculate detail and luminous pencil work. Make sure you click on the images to see them at full size.
These and many other items from Stan Winston’s Studios are going up for auction on October 8 and 9, 2009. Check out the details relating to them on the Profiles in History website while they are still available.