The classic Universal Monsters strutting their stuff from left to right: The Invisible Man, The Mummy, Bride of Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolf Man, Frankenstein’s Monster, and The Creature from The Black Lagoon.
I wanted them to look all model'y just for the fun of it while still keeping some of their original design. I got inspiration for the mummy from modern Egyptian models, while the creature from the black lagoon turned out very different, but I did my best with some scales tattoos and a raincoat.
I actually made it in color, but I like the silver version better.
King Ramses II anointing the God Osiris. Osiris is represented blue-skinned, mummiform, wearing the Two Feathers Crown with the Solar disk and ram’s horns. “Temple of Millions of Years” of King Ramses II at Abydos, detail from the Chapel S/X
“Mummy No. 30007, currently residing at the American Museum of Natural History, is a showstopper. She’s known as the Gilded Lady, for good reason: Her coffin, intricately decorated with linen, a golden headdress and facial features, has an air of divinity. She’s so well preserved that she looks exactly how the people of her time hoped she would appear for eternity. To contemporary scientists, however, it’s what they don’t see that is equally fascinating: Who was this ancient woman, and what did she look like when she was alive?” Read more about Mummies via The New York Times.