I knew I was going to have fun with the Paradise scenes, so much so that the street and the spaceport were the first sets built for the production - before I even started work on the sets for Chapter One!
I loved creating the Paradise street scenes. You will see quite a few familiar characters bustling about in these, both from the TV series and the comic strips.
The alien policeman - probably the most exotic creation in the production.
Straight out of a frame of the comic strip - it’s Slash Killerstien’s Murderama.
The receptionist of Slash Killerstien’s Murderama always gives service with a sneer.
Salander looking just a little uncomfortable in the Murderama reception. He’s not even been offered tea and biscuits.
It’s always good to catch up on old times surrounded by the gore of previous visitors.
As Daak and Salander waited for an aircab with an unconscious Harma, I suddenly decided the shot would look so much better if it was raining. Making it rain added an extra seventy-eight hours to the render time, but I think it was worth it for that slight Bladerunner vibe...
After hijacking, theft and assorted mayhem, Vol Mercurius liked nothing better than a quiet spot of board-gaming with his favourite robot...
Dear, loveable and ultimately abandoned Klik-Brain. So called, according to Steve Moore’s original script, not because he makes a clicking noise but because you can switch him off.
The explosion in the background meant that this shot took a ridiculously long time to render.
Daak and his slowly expanding crew...
Mercurius strikes another moody pose, this time with the ultimate in moody accessories - a red rose.
Daak wasn’t quite so keen on board games as Mercurius and after six hours of Monopoly he finally snapped.
Klik-Brain was just so relieved when his unruly house guests finally departed...
The Killwagon attempts to outrun Dalek pursuit. I loved doing all the space shots in both parts of Star Tigers and tried to make them as fast and furious as possible.
The volcano on Dispater. My heart wept at the thought of rendering this, but actually it didn’t take as many days as I’d feared...
At my request, Steve Moore provided a new scene to conclude Star Tigers.