Tyrannosaurus rex, part 4
After a generous application of clay, the T.rex model becomes much more recognizable. Trcic, who spent 16 weeks sculpting various iterations of the enormous dinosaur, adds some finer elements to the T.rex visage.
"Before we ever got to mechanizing the dinosaurs, their look was tweaked and re-tweaked," artist Paul Mejias said. "I remember Stan and sculptor Mike Trcic spending tons of time on the T.rex head, for example. There were 13 different permutations of that head in maquette form, because Stan wanted something very specific, and he wasn't going to stop until he got it. He did that on all the dinosaurs. They had to be right, no matter what it took, no matter how much it cost, no matter how many people he had to hire. They had to be perfect."
April 7, 2013 6:59 AM PDT
Photo by: Stan Winston School of Character Arts
| Caption by: Christopher MacManus
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