BONUS SKETCH! Delorean Monster Truck & Son of the Mask Build

Today’s BONUS SKETCH ponders a new BACK TO THE FUTURE Delorean Monster Truck as it makes it’s way (like Furiosa!) into the outback of ancient Dinosaur ridden Australia! Wouldn’t that be cool for a 4th film?? You Studio Execs listenin??? Check it our IN THE GARAGE, but also in celebrating Fireball’s Sketch this morning from SON OF THE MASK, here’s some BUILD SHOTS from the Land Down Under!

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Fireball finally sketches crazy SON OF THE MASK Concept Art

Fireball’s original design for the film “SON OF THE MASK,” this wacky Muscle Car was built in Australia for the film and although the movie tanked… it was worth it just for the chase… Let’s get into it…

In the annals of cinema, there are few films as visually striking and conceptually ambitious as “SON OF THE MASK.” Released in 2005 as a sequel to the iconic 1994 comedy “The Mask,” this film aimed to capture the whimsy and imagination of its predecessor while blazing a trail of its own. At the heart of its charm lies its design language, particularly in its homage to the comic book origins of the character and its daring transformation into tangible reality on the Australian sets.

Check out the SON OF THE MASK Muscle Car IN THE GARAGE NOW!

Central to the film’s design narrative is the iconic car, a fantastical creation that seamlessly merges the sleek lines of classic automobiles with the over-the-top extravagance of cartoonish imagination. Designed by Fireball, the car serves as both a mode of transportation and a statement piece, embodying the spirit of creativity and playfulness that defines the world of “Son of the Mask.” With its bold colors, exaggerated features, and larger-than-life presence, the car becomes a character in its own right, reflecting the larger-than-life nature of the film itself.

However, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of “Son of the Mask” is its ability to bring cartoonish transformations to life through the magic of practical effects and cutting-edge visual effects technology. Filmed on location in Australia, the production faced the daunting task of translating the exaggerated antics of cartoon characters into the real world. Under the guidance of director Lawrence Guterman and a team of talented designers and technicians, the film rose to the challenge, creating a seamless blend of live-action performance and digital wizardry.

One of the most memorable sequences in the film involves the transformation of the protagonist into a cartoonish version of himself, complete with exaggerated features and rubbery limbs. Through a combination of prosthetics, animatronics, and computer-generated imagery, the filmmakers were able to bring this fantastical vision to life, creating a truly surreal and unforgettable cinematic experience.

“Son of the Mask” stands as a testament to the power of design to elevate storytelling and bring the impossible to life. From the whimsical car design to its groundbreaking visual effects, the film pays homage to its comic book roots while carving out its own place in cinematic history. And in the process, reminds us of the boundless possibilities of imagination and creativity.

Son of the Mask Muscle car Concept Art by Fireball Tim

SON OF THE MASK Concept Art…

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This piece encapsulated the chase scene from the film SON OF THE MASK, although much of it cut. The MASK MUSCLE Car chasing Loki through the streets of Sidney. Doing everything he can to get away… mischievously. Where is the MASK CAR now?

At the Volo…

World’s Most Powerful SKETCH… “Son of the Mask” Gallery…

These SKETCHES were done for the film “SON OF THE MASK” to explore what the Mask might be driving. Can you spot the different cars? And do these need to be in a Coloring Book?

The Volo Museum lands my SON OF THE MASK CAR…

Having been stored at WB for many years, Brian Grams of THE VOLO MUSEUM managed to snatch up my car from the film SON OF THE MASK.

If you’re ever in the Chicago area, look them up. He’s got a great Museum…

FIREBALL ART… Son of the Mask Original Concepts #TheMask #JimCarrey #Hummer #MuscleCar #ConceptCar #RoadRunner #Holden

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I did these concepts back in the day for the sequel to “THE MASK” with Jim Carrey. As we say in the business, “The movie may suck, but the cars are always cool.”

The finished Mask Muscle Car is now at WB.

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Fireball’s Daily Sketch… SON OF THE MASK

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Here’s some original concepts for the film SON OF THE MASK with Jamie Kennedy. A pretty awful movie, but a seriously cool car, …as they say. (Who is they? …Whatever.) The car was built from an Australian Holden Monaro.

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Jim Morrison’s 1965 FORD MUSTANG – THIS IS MY RIDE 12

Jimbo! Always smiling… even with a mask on! Come visit Jim at MUSCLES & MOJO!

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All-new awesome SURFING CHRISTMAS Face Masks hit our Fireball ETSY STORE!!!

Zoiks, these are AWESOME!! Nothin’ better than Surfing during the Holiday Season… and you can sport thins Mask on the Beach as you wax your board!

But dude, I don’t think you’ll need it in the water. Grab ’em on our ETSY STORE!!

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Today’s featured KUSTOM FACE MASKS are awesome! Surf Woodies…

Sure, you may be a Ford, Chevy or Mopar person… But EVERYONE loves WOODIES. So, continue to wear that lame-o all-black mask without a care in the world, or switch to the Coolest Face Mask on the Planet.

Probably ALL planets. Behold… WOODIES. Click here to grab yours and know that 10% helps DOG RESCUES!

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