Gabrial Ken Larson Set Designer
Traditional and Computer Aided Design and Graphics
Los Angeles, California, USA, Terra, Solar System Sol, Milky Way Galaxy, Local Group, Virgo Super Cluster, Local Universe

Set Design and Model Making - Batman Forever

Most of my two decades in the entertainment industry have been
designing and building models. For Batman Forever, I worked
as Visual Effects Model Maker and also did some Set Design.
Production Designer: Barbara Ling; Visual Effects Art Directors: James Hegedus; Model Shop Supervisor: Mike Joyce.

This was my second of three Batman movies. I worked as Visual Effects Model Maker on Batman Returns and as Visual Effects Set Designer on Batman and Robin

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Note: These drawings are presented here for portfolio purposes only. These drawings are not available for sale or to be given away in hard copy or digitally in any scale. I will be happy to show hard-copy during a legitimate job interview for Set Designer.

2D projection of a 3D drawing of the "Eye Sign".
AutoCAD © R12, 1995
Eye Sign
"Eye Sign": This miniature sign is about ten
feet across. I didn't build the model, I just did
the 3D drawing.
A helicopter crashed into this break-away sign. Because the three copies of the faceted iris of the Eye Sign were made of tempered glass, it was decided to lay the parts out in 3D. I used the 3D capabilities of AutoCAD © to generate an accurate drawing of the 11 different planes of glass. We didn't use the third copy and it was used for a full size optometry store sign in a scene from Batman and Robin two years later. At that time, I made a new, smaller, miniature layout for a matching miniature of the store - the new miniature scene was canceled.
Claw Island
Claw Island, Riddler's base, Batman Forever, Visual Effects model, 1995.
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