New Behind-The-Scenes Look At Various Alien Makeup Designs In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

New Behind-The-Scenes Look At Various Alien Makeup Designs In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Including a word or two from Guardians of the Galaxy's special FX makeup artist and the head of Altered States FX, hit the jump and check out photos of many alien prosthetics for the new Marvel film!

“James [Gunn] always pushed for practical and makeup effects,” said Guardians of the Galaxy special effects makeup designer, Dave White, of character designs in the Marvel film. “He wanted, like me, to see the real deal there on set.” White, who previously sculpted the look of Red Skull in Captain America and later designed creatures in Thor: The Dark World, worked with Gunn to create the looks for Gamora, Drax, Nebula, Yondu, Korath, and several aliens in Guardians of the Galaxy. “I’ve been fortunate to have been around the Marvel world for a little while,” he enthused to Co.Create. “I like to think my own artwork and style has worked well within the universe. James had very specific ideas and I would give an interpretation of what I thought would work. Ultimately, it’s down to what the director wants to see: He needs to go through that process of testing ideas to see how they read in the world he wants to create.” He continued, “There is a retro hint in the [Guardians] designs. I was very careful not to use modern creature design influences that could have fallen short in the unique world Gunn had envisioned.” Take a scroll down and get a look at some of the practical designs. Many thanks to GuardtheGalaxy!












Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits–Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Peter discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand - with the galaxy’s fate in the balance. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is presented by Marvel Studios and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gilian, Djimon Hounsou with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Commander Rael and Benicio del Toro as The Collector. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, the film opens August 1, 2014
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