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Kraken monster truck project

The Kraken Monster Truck is one of the first monster trucks to be completely designed and built in house at Starr Creations. The images below show the process from pencil sketch to 3D model to full size production body.

 Quick render of the final Kraken model.

Quick render of the final Kraken model.

 Original Kraken pencil sketch based on the fullsize Jestalade body

Original Kraken pencil sketch based on the fullsize Jestalade body

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 3D model of the Kraken Monster Truck. Original model was built in Lightwave 3D based on 3D scans of the Jestalade body. The base model was then brought into ZBrush for detailing and finishing.

3D model of the Kraken Monster Truck. Original model was built in Lightwave 3D based on 3D scans of the Jestalade body. The base model was then brought into ZBrush for detailing and finishing.

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 A few angles of the Kraken 3D model. These will be used as a basis for the actual finished paint on the truck (subject to change)

A few angles of the Kraken 3D model. These will be used as a basis for the actual finished paint on the truck (subject to change)

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 A temporary Kraken wrap was designed to run while the 3D body was in production

A temporary Kraken wrap was designed to run while the 3D body was in production

 An early shot of a body panel as it comes out of the CNC machine

An early shot of a body panel as it comes out of the CNC machine

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Time-lapse of the base Kraken body being built in Lightwave 3D

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 Timmy showing off some fresh Kraken fiberglass

Timmy showing off some fresh Kraken fiberglass

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 Finishing touches on the final body were done on the set of the third season of Toymakerz on the History Channel. Special thanks to Eric Warren Artistry for the airbrush work!

Finishing touches on the final body were done on the set of the third season of Toymakerz on the History Channel. Special thanks to Eric Warren Artistry for the airbrush work!

 Kraken in the Pit Party at Petco Park before the show

Kraken in the Pit Party at Petco Park before the show

 In Miami with Kraken driver Nick Pagliarulo before the show!

In Miami with Kraken driver Nick Pagliarulo before the show!