Behind the scenes with Hollywood's creature making wizards

Immortal Masks make a lot of masks, prosthetics and horrific creatures we see in films that later end up haunting our dreams. This video shows exactly how they do it. Read the rest

Making of the creatures in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Enjoy this "creature featurette" with director Gareth Edwards and Creature Effects Supervisor Neal Scanlan introducing us to the strange characters in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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Mysterious dead creature found near the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant

A woman in Sosnovy Bor, Russia found this mysterious, tiny, deteriorated creature on a river bank. She named it Kesha. Read the rest

Fantasy taxidermy

Submitterateur Whysteriastar spotted the latest works by Sarina Brewer of Custom Creature Taxidermy, a studio that Pesco first blogged about back in 2004.

Since then, Brewer's work has appeared in the New York Times, S.F. Chronicle, Maxim, Juxtapos and elsewhere. She told "Sometimes I think of the carcass art as 3-D scream therapy, but I'm never freaked out by what I make. I'm not doing it for shock value or to intentionally gross people out. I know some will disagree, but I think what I make is beautiful, and that's why I make it." [Custom Creature Taxidermy via Environmental Graffiti] Read the rest