Early concept art of the Kothoga by Mark ‘Crash’ McCreery.
Kothoga head concept by Mark ‘Crash’ McCreery.
Final sideview concept by Mark ‘Crash’ McCreery.
Sculpting the beast.
Stan Winston oversees the sculpture.
The Kothoga’s tail being sculpted.
The Kothoga sculpture.
The Kothoga’s mandible teeth.
Creature parts in the process of painting.
The Kothoga’s head, before the mandible teeth and the mane were attached.
Painting the Kothoga’s teeth.
Front view of the Kothoga’s head, before the mane was attached.
The Kothoga being assembled.
One of the completed suits.
One of the hero Kothogas on set.
The Kothoga’s powerful tail in action.
The Kothoga in a scene of the film.
The sculpture for the Kothoga’s remains after its death.
Winston Studio’s Kothoga display piece, based on original moulds.
Special Thanks to Paul Taglianetti for providing invaluable pictures for this gallery!
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