Monster Gallery: Alien (1979)
Early head concept by Chris Foss.
Concept art of the Pilot by Ron Cobb.
Concept art of the Pilot attributed to Jean Giraud.
Ridleygrams of the Space Jockey at the stage when the creature was supposed to be a carcass outside the Alien pyramid.
Concept art of the Jockey by H.R. Giger, at the stage when the creature was supposed to be a carcass outside the Alien pyramid.
Detail of Necronom V, the first inspiration for the final Jockey design.
Ridleygram of the Space Jockey in its cockpit.
Final design by H.R. Giger.
The Space Jockey maquette by H.R. Giger and Peter Voysey.
Sculpting the Pilot.
Applying the finishing touches on set.
The finished Derelict Pilot on set.
The Space Jockey model, as it was last seen in the Egyptian Theater of Los Angeles, at ‘Alien”s premiere.
The first Alien sketch, by Dan O’Bannon.
Early sketches and designs by Ron Cobb.
Giger’s early egg concepts.
Giger’s original egg.
Giger’s Facehugger concepts.
Roger Dicken with the Facehugger and the Chestburster.
Giger’s first Chestburster concept.
Giger’s early Chestburster.
The final Chestburster out of the mould.
The ramming Chestburster during filming.
The hero Chestburster.
Dicken’s initial Alien designs.
Giger’s Alien concepts.
The final Alien design.
Giger at work on the Alien.
Rambaldi’s concepts for the mechanical head.
Rambaldi at work.
Various Alien heads.
One of the suits.
Suit tests and promotional pictures.
Brett, slowly morphing into an egg.
Filming the finale.
Not an actual scene.