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This work has probably taken longer to finish than just about anything else I've ever worked on; mostly due to extraneous events happening rather than the complexity of the image. Originally this project was started in mid-2003 and I've only just now finished it.

I originally modeled this using a combination of Poser and Bryce; the basic female default figure from Poser as well as a basic skull. These components were imported into Bryce where, after many delays and changes, the other shapes, forms and textures were all applied and rendered.

After being rendered as a 20x30 inch canvas I began the laborious task of airbrushing over the basic textures and forms using Photoshop 7. For the most part this post-production work was preformed with a single-pixel airbrush tool, occasionally going as high as a five-pixel brush.
By using such small brush sizes it greatly increased the amount of effort and work required but it also made it possible to work in the tiny details visible in the full sized canvas; some of which can only be hinted at and glimpsed in this much smaller preview.

Quite frankly the sheer volume of work required was quite intimidating and resulted in my working on it only sporadically from 2004 until now but it is finally completed.

You can find detail shots at full resolution here; [link]
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kevinroberts Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional Photographer
Disturbing, also unique and beautiful! The finish and sheen of the metal is superb as well, I can tell the meticulous detail you put into this. I hope you feel all the effort was justified, seems like an impressive achievement.
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morningstarskid Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2010  Professional Artist
Man...The Art has been Torn Open...The GReat and Secret Show has Arrived...:firelite-photo:
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sohansurag Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
WHOA..GIGER-Esque! :D
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realitysquared Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks- Giger has been a big influence to a lot of my work :)
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LittleDirk Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2008
my first artbook i bought was from H.R.Giger ...
Great work! I love it!
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BeautifulBizarreMag Featured By Owner May 24, 2008
Awesome!!! :faint:
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MDetector5 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now this is pretty awesome. Not much to say after sayin' that.
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AmedaN Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
Damn dude, thats freaking tight! Very wicked and dark like a nightmare. I just don't have that much patience.
Seeing this makes me wanna curl up and take a nap inside your head...hehe...so imaginative!
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colero Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
This is extremely well done! The compostion, lighting, use of positive and negative space. Im very impressed (and that's very hard to do).
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realitysquared Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you. Negative space has always been one of my favorite tools.
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