Faerie artist Brian Froud is one of our favorite illustrators of the weird and fantastical — but we're especially fascinated by his design work on The Dark Crystal. Now a new exhibition is opening in New York that showcases the work of Brian, Wendy and Toby Froud, plus some "lost" Labyrinth concept art.
We anticipate lot of things from dark rooms — cobwebs, lack of light, assorted pieces of matter we wish to acquire — but what we don't expect is a goddamn Skeksis from The Dark Crystal lurking silently. Last Halloween, YouTuber Augsburgdie1530 built a snazzy Skeksis costume and mostly used it for the powers of evil.…
What was so absolutely mind-boggling about The Dark Crystal was how Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and the rest of the production team constructed the planet Thra and all of its denizens from scratch. From documentary aficionado BehindCurtain1, this is a 1982 behind-the-scenes documentary about the production (2, 3, 4), Check…
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The World of the Dark Crystal book documents the conceptual work done for Jim Henson's 1982 cult classic — and the pieces here, by British artist Brian Froud, show how lush the film was, even on the page. [Sci-fi-o-rama]
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