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Ever since it was made official that Sigourney Weaver was coming back for a new Alien movie by Neill Blomkamp, I got really excited and decided to watch Aliens again. That scene at the end where Ripley comes out of the elevator and goes down into the nest to save Newt, it struck me, I forgot how good this movie was. It inspired me to create this, I really wanted to capture the colours and lighting that go on around that scene. The cool blue tones that clash with the warm colours just work so nicely together in that scene, and I've never tried anything like that before so I learnt a lot.

I tried my best to get Ripley's likeness, I hope it worked. I was trying to go for the "scared out of my mind" look, rather than the "macho hardcore saviour" look, I thought it would stay true to the movie. Man I can't wait to see Ripley back in action, apparently they're kicking off from Aliens, as if 3-4 never happened. I love that idea and I think it's a smart bold move. Can't wait!

Enjoy :) I'll post up my line work on this soon, cheers!

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nymeriadireStudent Traditional Artist
Wow totally epic and awesome!! :heart:
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Excellent art! I'm curious if you would do a commission? My best friend loves Aliens to no end, and I cant think of a better gift to get him.
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I am a HUGE fan of the entire AVP, Aliens, and Predator franchises and this is by far my favorite fan artwork I've seen. I've seen it floating around from time to time on the internet and I'm so happy I found it's source. :la: Thank you so much!

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kawaiinekolover24Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing work! I watched Aliens last night and it is by far the best sci-fi film I've ever seen! 
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Best in the Sequels
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DinoDilophoHobbyist General Artist
Aoah, man!! This is perfect! I love the feeling of it. And those colours--!!
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DylanCArtStudent General Artist
Nice art work you did.
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Hello Patrick Brown
I'm looking for someone who can draw aliens, because I want to develop a board game. Are you interested. best regards
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DocRedfieldProfessional Traditional Artist
Love those ALIENS blues.. perfect stuff, here. Bravo.
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EpicPixelGaming828Hobbyist General Artist
omg how freakin long did this take you to draw?!
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The likeness is verbatim! Congratulations on such an exceptional piece!~
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You did an exceptional job mate... The likeness is verbatim! congrats :D
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115Greyt-Hound115Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is absolutely amazing!
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Me. Every day. Ever.

Start the day as though I've got all of the tools prepared to properly deal with life. By sometime around noon some terrible new monster rears its lovely, multi-mouthed head to tear me a new ass.
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I love aliens
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GoshaXabHobbyist General Artist
Totally awesome.
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I will always love your artwork!!!
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Saryekad31Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hello girl, mouhahahahahahsssac !
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I love the composition of this piece and the way you captured the moment in your art!
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Ripley's a bad ass women. :)
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