A collection of imagery found online or used in my blog posts.
The alien, in ASCII.
The Reticulum. Photography (c) Christopher J. Picking. July 2007. Wairarapa, New Zealand.
Screenshot of Les Dilley’s professional website.
The ventral plan worksheet.
“Prime ventral. Prime dorsal.” 4
Exterior, planetoid set.
“Pilot in cockpit”. H. R. Giger
Rear engine detail.
The forward lift-assist trio of engines below the bridge, courtesy of John Eaves
The Flickr home page for Lee Stringer.
from the Cinefex blog.
United Americas Flag
Port cutaway, with White Out! and some cut-n-paste (literally) magic. I drew the inner configuration in MS Paint after scanning the drawing into my PC.
“You lookin’ at me?”
a worksheet I’m using to sketch out deck plans, using the set plans for A-Deck as a guide, and Graham Langridge’s orthos.
Exploring ALIEN, part 3: menu animation from Alien, The Director’s Cut DVD. Some interesting tidbits relative to the Gateway Division’s computer interface menu selections: IC&A, OVCF, IT&C, N-CNN, and SWD…
Aft view of Scratchbuilt Nostromo, by CineSFX Fred
The title itself inspires a thousand exciting ideas about the universe of the Nostromo.
E. L. Ripley
Crafting the pilot, with Giger.
Barbara Strachey’s detailed maps from The Lord of the Rings.
This readout establishes that the refinery is not carrying a full load of ore.
Alien on DVD (1999), front & back.
Click the pic to visit the site.
B-Deck plans, with callouts.
The glory days of the RealArt Theatre: 1950s
The USS Sulaco!
Notice the fingertips near the pages? It’s easier to see this when the movie is running…
Plans for the Jorden’s tractor.
A modern re-take of Nostromo, with nebula. Evokes the Aliens intro sequence.
C-Deck Vehicle Stowage Area (3 of 3).
Lacaille’s original drawing of the constellation.
Ron Cobb & H. R. Giger
Image is property of Pascal Blanché and is used with permission.
21st Century Foss (1978). Chris’s Foss
Screencap from Shadow of Reflection website.
em>Starlog #40 (Nov. 1980), pg. 67. Click the image to read the issue online.
Artwork by Brandon Game
Nostromo set plans (floor). 20th Century Fox
A different view of the trio and pilot.
Scans from long ago, still on the hard drive.
Starigger’s 3D representation of some set elements from the movie, “Alien”
As shown above, the alien with tongue extended
“Money’s safe. Let’s take her down…” 3
Excerpted from Alien, a novel by Alan Dean Foster. Warner Books Edition. Copyright (c) 1979 by 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Images are the property of Paul Stother.
A rare view of the ship’s underside.
Another good shot of the front landing gear orientation.
Protective shielding deployed around the shuttle.
(from the Internet Movie Database)
7-foot Nostromo miniature. Landing gear is rotated 45 degrees.
Thedus patch – draft 1
Stern view, from the Halcyon model kit plans.
Port quarter view, courtesy of John Eaves
The secondary drive engines, courtesy of John Eaves
Alternate angle on Nostromo and Refinery.
C-Deck from the opening scenes of ALIEN: C-Deck (1 of 4).
Images are the property of Paul Stother.
Forward view of Scratchbuilt Nostromo, by CineSFX Fred
The model looks great from arm’s length to close up.
Docking mech detail.
Used with permission..
Photo stolen with great affection from AvPGalaxy.net
A gray-scale version of the Nostromo cutaway, showing early placement of decks and chambers.
An obsolete version of the dorsal plan.
Click the image to visit Ian Stewart’s gallery.
Cesar Villar Toro’s Nostromo, well-displayed.
more Alien/Prometheus inspired labels
Prometheus, traveling LV-223
Alien-inspired off world patch
Current logo for the Intergalactic Trading Company, alive and well in the Sunshine State.
The two images (left, HD 141943; right, HD 191089) reveal debris disks around young stars uncovered in archival images taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The illustration beneath each image depicts the orientation of the debris disks. Image Credit: NASA/ESA, R. Soummer, Ann Feild (STScI)
H. R., Giger & Ridley Scott
Nostromo’s bow, bristling with antennae and dishes.
Another view of a garage wall section, obscured again by the tracked vehicle, albeit from a different angle.
Another angle on the ship’s beak-like bow. Marvelous miniature work!
“Prime ventral. Prime dorsal.” 1
A-Deck plans, with callouts.
Grzegorz Burdyszek’s Formula One racing ship.
ALIEN: The Blueprints, by Graham J. Langdridge. Available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
I’m keeping a running tab on the translations as they come over The Network at the Facebook page.