Scott Copeland’s Macready from The Thing

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This is a 1/4 scale bust of Kurt Russell as Macready in John Carpenter’s “The Thing”. Chris Elizardo really nailed the likeness on this sculpt, it was expertly cast and required little clean-up or prep work. It’s airbrushed with various Vallejo Model Air & Com-Art, followed by a ton of drybrushing on his hair & beard. I was pretty happy with how it turned out. Last touch was to airbrush some thinned Future onto his sunglasses lenses, the gloss look gives it a nice of realism in person. This is one of my favorite bust I’ve completed so far!

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