Delve into this exclusive Alien Covenant collection, containing two books, to gain an insight into David's descent into madness. Packed over two hundred illustrations and an interview with Dane Hallett and Matt Hatton, the artists from the set.
Before Alien Covenant, David was stranded alone on the Engineers' planet and--left to his own dark devices--he began to push the boundaries of creation. Delve into this exclusive collection, containing two books, to gain an insight into the android's descent into madness.
The in-universe sketchbook contains over two hundred illustrations from the set and will take you inside the mind of David. It features the complete arc of his journey from the studies of flora and fauna, to his more sinister experiments on creatures, and the disturbing demise of Dr. Elizabeth Shaw. The companion book, Developing the Art of an Android, holds an interview with Dane Hallett and Matt Hatton--the artists behind all of the beautifully grotesque sketches. Alien Covenant: David's Drawings will satisfy every serious fan's hunger for details of the most intriguing character from the Alien prequels.
About the Author
An adept concept designer, creature artist and prop maker, Dane Hallett has earned a reputation for his passion, broad skill set and his interdisciplinary ability to carry a design from concept to creation. In addition to the illustration work for Alien: Covenant, his work has also been featured in productions such as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, The Wolverine, Aquaman and notably several hero vehicles and props on the Academy Award-winning Mad Max: Fury Road.
Matt Hatton has worked in multiple disciplines and across many departments in film. From character & concept design, props, weapons, set design, set decoration, art direction, visual effects, storyboards and even hair and makeup design. As well as his varied work across live action and animated films, he also specialises in non-movie character and mascot design as well as illustration, graphic design, merchandising, TVCs, marketing and television work.
“you'll be poring over in wide-eyed amusement” SyFy
"The work Hatton and Hallett produced here is remarkable, and the presentation of the set itself is top-notch." Birth Movies Death
“take a close, detailed look at each piece and see the amazing artistry that went into these things that you barely get a glace at in the finished film” - Vespe's Holiday Gift Guide