Art in Alien and Alien: Covenant

Buy your own copy of Alien Vault here “Not that the alien’s design was solely drawn from the twisted vaults of Giger’s lobes. For the chestburster, the director asked him to draw upon Francis Bacon’s 1944 triptych Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion. (Bacon’s abstract images are themselves based on the …

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Shaw: Anatomical Angel

“I wanted to play up the degree of ambiguity, contradiction and metaphor. Whether religious/blasphemous or playing on the notion of the “anatomical Venus” (reference of which came from Ridley, Chris Seagers and Victor Zolfo) and so on. David’s sociopathy in full flight and anachronistic feelings about Shaw.” - Matt Hatton. Jacques Fabien Gautier d'Agoty was …

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David’s Drawings Book Preview with Dane Hallett

An hour ago my phone pinged with an update "Followers and fans... Tune in, in one hour for a broadcast of something... Special!!!" - Dane Hallett - Artist Page An exclusive look at Dane and Matt's book that I interviewed them about on Alien Day. Podcast here Creatives: Dane Hallett & Matt Hatton – Episode 9 …

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Advent: Transmission E20F

CASE FILE ADVENT // COVENANT TRANSMISSION LOGS d.5 E240F SURGICAL INVESTIGATION SPECIAL ORDER 754 EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS. Outpost Coordinate Relay Signal boost Gliese 581g.02/delay modification Origin: Covenant Colonization Vessel RA 3h 17m 8.0s | Dec -62° 37′ 41.1″ Bounce Trajectory Amplification Source KG-348 >>>HD 10180 designate HEX-5 >>>Nu Octantis designate X-1, LV-138 >>>Plutonian Outpost H-3 Processed: Suborbital Research Platform J Secured: WY–Kyoto Weyland-Yutani: Go ahead …

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Fungi: Puff Spores

  Puff Spores Basidiomycota Puff Ball Fungus Illustration by Dane Hallett 1. Clostridio tetani(Clostridia tetani ) - sanaerobic pathogena (anaerobic pathogen ) 2. Euniceral strains are found on countless varieties of (the) substrate and requires acid fermentation in harsh conditions. to produce acid for its offspring 3. Once the spore has reached fertility, toxins are injected into the host's …

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Flora: Amorphophallus Titanium

https://www.instagram.com/p/BU9I32ml3AU/ Transcription - David's Illustrations Etymology Amorphophallus titanum, in Latin | Ancient Greek = άμορφος +  φαλλός amorphos = without form, misshapen + phallos = phallus + titanum = titan/giant (1) Amorphophallus titanum Also known as the titan arum is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence(spike) in the world.(3) Due to its odour, like the smell of …

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The Green Lantern and Shaw’s Grave

https://youtu.be/28cnHQVhb_o Gomphocarpus physocarpus is a species of "Milkweed", also known as the Swan plant. In the movie Alien: Covenant, David places it on Elizabeth Shaw's grave as an offering. Further analysis of this scene has revealed some interesting facts that may hold symbolic meaning and shows us what became of her. The Swan The "Swan" plant serves as …

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Flora: The Pitcher Plant

  PITCHER PLANT   Fig. A (plan view) Local pitcher plants proved useful in the collection of many small animals and insects to the point where often it became preferable to other methods. They are fairly aggressive and use the natural rainwater to catalyse an enzyme genetically similar to the ammonite mucus mentioned previously. This …

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