Childhoods End: Overlord spaceships

Ben mauro ce moethership refinementb bm copy
The more refined design/model.
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The more refined design/model.
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The more refined design/model.
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The more refined design/model.
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The more refined design/model.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.
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Some of the early exploration for what the overlords pod could look like.
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Some of the early exploration for what the overlords pod could look like.
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Some of the early exploration for what the overlords pod could look like.
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The more refined design/model of the final in the show, the producers just wanted a really simple more spherical type design.
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The more refined design/model of the final in the show, the producers just wanted a really simple more spherical type design.
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Did a few ideas for how the door could open on the pod.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.
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Some screengrabs from the final in the show.

For the full design development on everything, you can see the rest on my website.
http://www.artofben.com/CHILDHOODS-END

Was a huge honor to help bring one of my favorite Arthur C. Clarke novels to life, the show turned out really cool, his story is just as powerful/relevant as it was 50+ years ago. Also good fun to work with production designer Phil Ivey again! Check out the show if you haven't already.

http://www.syfy.com/childhoodsend