Alien Warrior Concepts by Art Lee

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a) Alien Warrior drawing (credited to Sylvain Despretz) turns out to be perhaps by an artist named Arthur Lee who draws his aliens in a stylised way with small featured long thin heads and large heavy hands and feet. The first drawing has large feet with long toes  The drawing shows us familiar features of the final alien design for Alien Resurrection such as the tail with spines almost forming a fin and the digits reduced to four with two large fingers on the large hands. The odd slightly flatted at the back shape of the head is also quite similar to the final creature as well. The creature seems to be crawling along the sides of a shaft.

(See for discussion about confusion over the artist's identity https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=858556364161678&id=214223655261622 )


alien warrior sketch (credited to Sylvain Despretz) most likely by Arthur Lee

black and white drawing of alien in the shaft with Art Lee's signature on the right
 (Youtube: ALIEN 4 Warrior BTS ADI ALIEN RESURRECTION)



Art Lee's signature


b) The second image so I discovered on 5th September 2016, has a blur of a signature for Art Lee in the grey shaded right ridge. The feet of the creature resemble very large reptile or bird like claws and the shoulders have very large curved parts rising higher up than the head itself. The back pipes here almost appear to be spine.

alien warrior sketch by same artist?

alien warrior sketch same as above (Youtube: ALIEN 4 Warrior BTS ADI ALIEN RESURRECTION)

c) The third image has no signature but is by the same artist as the second. The feet of the creature resemble very large reptile or bird like claws and the shoulders have very large curved parts rising higher up than the head itself but appear to be transparent below the rim showing the alien head behind, and there are extra limbs extending from the lower torso. However it has low pipes or spines sticking out of the back.




Alien warrior with small limbs as found on the Alien Queen but here they're
further down the body. Possibly to show off the concept of mixed up DNA
inherited from the Queen which led to the idea of the alien warriors resembling
the queen a lot more than the previous adult alien creatures labeled as warriors
(Thanks to Jonin on Alien Xenomorph Origins at Facebook for the headsup .
Published in SFX magazine December 2014 as a preview for the Alien Archives book)

sketch for the alien above
(Youtube: ALIEN 4 Warrior BTS ADI ALIEN RESURRECTION)


d) This third is a drawing of the alien swimming and appears to be by the same artist





e) This upright colour one is a close up study ( credited to Sylvain Despretz on the Alien Quadrilogy DVD set) is drawn in a style similar Arg Lee. If it is by him, the head has a slightly small quality as with his stylised drawings of the alien, but the illustration explores the body of the creature close up as an interpretation of Giger's third version of a concept for the Alien humanoid (see bottom image for comparison)




Giger's painting for a third concept for an Alien humanoid.Work 372
(See: Gigers Third Concept For Humanoid Alien)

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