smarc-HT2-Santa Cruz coast_clean2.jpg
       
     
 Santa Cruz Coast.
       
     
 Cloud sequence where Mavis reveals Drac that she's pregnant.
       
     
smarc-HT2-Clouds-clean02b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-clouds02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Cloudsclean02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Cloudsclean01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Cloudsclean03b.jpg
       
     
 Before it was decided that Vlad would live in a cave, we explored his castle a an iconic gothic vampire castle.
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle06.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle00.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-castle-shape1.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-castle-shape2.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle08.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle08b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle10b.jpg
       
     
 In an early draft of the story, Jonathan was taking Mavis to a romantic trip in Paris. It involved a Parisian bistrot. This sequence was cut in the final film.
       
     
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smarc-HT2-Paris-bistro02e.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-exterior01b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-exterior02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interiors.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior-10b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior09c.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior-cleanup.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior-map.jpg
       
     
 During their Paris trip, Jonathan intended to take Mavis to a shabby youth hostel that he stayed at when he was a teenager. Unfortunately, while it must have been a nice & cheap option for a student, it wouldn't fit with the idea of a Parisian romantic date. The sequence was also cut in the final film.
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-street-roughs.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-entrance.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-dormitory-roughs.jpg
       
     
 Youth hostel bedroom. Very romantic.
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-bedroom-map.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-lobby-roughs.jpg
       
     
 Youth hostel lobby.
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-lobby-reverse.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-lobby-map.jpg
       
     
 Originally, Drac and Frank were going on a trip to visit Vlad to his cave. It would be a long and difficult way to get there: through dark paths,  tunnels, bramble fields, high cliffs, stone stairs, and hidden passages. The sequence was also cut in the final film. 
       
     
smarc-HT2-dark-path-rough.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-dark-path04b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0578roughs.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0578+hearse.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0603.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0603b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-dark-hill01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0642+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0633+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0660+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0678+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0689.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-cave-entrance01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-8_cave-entrance04.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad's-cave-roughmap.jpg
       
     
 It was ultimately decided that Vlad should live in a cave. These are the explorations for it.
       
     
 It was first thought of a dramatic place with sulfur pools and fumes.
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad's-cave10.jpg
       
     
 Final Vlad's cave and throne. Sobre, simple, angular, reflective of his secluded and ascetic life.
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad'scave1.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad'scave2.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad'scave3.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-throne-design-rough.jpg
       
     
 Designing what a vampire barbecue could look like.
       
     
smarc-HT2-BBQ clean.jpg
       
     
 I had the pleasure to destroy the lobby of the Hotel for a battle sequence that was cut in the final film.
       
     
smarc-HT2-rubbles-detail3.jpg
       
     
 A new ballroom was to be designed for a birthday party but the sequence was cut.
       
     
smarc-HT2-BallroomB_cleanup.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-candleslayout.jpg
       
     
 Lighting keys.
       
     
smarc-HT2-Santa Cruz coast_clean2.jpg
       
     
 Santa Cruz Coast.
       
     

Santa Cruz Coast.

 Cloud sequence where Mavis reveals Drac that she's pregnant.
       
     

Cloud sequence where Mavis reveals Drac that she's pregnant.

smarc-HT2-Clouds-clean02b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-clouds02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Cloudsclean02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Cloudsclean01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Cloudsclean03b.jpg
       
     
 Before it was decided that Vlad would live in a cave, we explored his castle a an iconic gothic vampire castle.
       
     

Before it was decided that Vlad would live in a cave, we explored his castle a an iconic gothic vampire castle.

smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle06.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle00.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-castle-shape1.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-castle-shape2.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle08.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle08b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Drac's-dad-castle10b.jpg
       
     
 In an early draft of the story, Jonathan was taking Mavis to a romantic trip in Paris. It involved a Parisian bistrot. This sequence was cut in the final film.
       
     

In an early draft of the story, Jonathan was taking Mavis to a romantic trip in Paris. It involved a Parisian bistrot. This sequence was cut in the final film.

smarc-HT2-Paris-bistro02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-bistro02e.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-exterior01b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-exterior02.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interiors.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior-10b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior09c.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior-cleanup.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Paris-modern-bistro-interior-map.jpg
       
     
 During their Paris trip, Jonathan intended to take Mavis to a shabby youth hostel that he stayed at when he was a teenager. Unfortunately, while it must have been a nice & cheap option for a student, it wouldn't fit with the idea of a Parisian romantic date. The sequence was also cut in the final film.
       
     

During their Paris trip, Jonathan intended to take Mavis to a shabby youth hostel that he stayed at when he was a teenager. Unfortunately, while it must have been a nice & cheap option for a student, it wouldn't fit with the idea of a Parisian romantic date. The sequence was also cut in the final film.

smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-street-roughs.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-entrance.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-dormitory-roughs.jpg
       
     
 Youth hostel bedroom. Very romantic.
       
     

Youth hostel bedroom. Very romantic.

smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-bedroom-map.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-lobby-roughs.jpg
       
     
 Youth hostel lobby.
       
     

Youth hostel lobby.

smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-lobby-reverse.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-Youth-hostel-lobby-map.jpg
       
     
 Originally, Drac and Frank were going on a trip to visit Vlad to his cave. It would be a long and difficult way to get there: through dark paths,  tunnels, bramble fields, high cliffs, stone stairs, and hidden passages. The sequence was also cut in the final film. 
       
     

Originally, Drac and Frank were going on a trip to visit Vlad to his cave. It would be a long and difficult way to get there: through dark paths,  tunnels, bramble fields, high cliffs, stone stairs, and hidden passages. The sequence was also cut in the final film. 

smarc-HT2-dark-path-rough.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-dark-path04b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0578roughs.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0578+hearse.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0603.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0603b.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-dark-hill01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0642+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0633+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0660+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0678+characters.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-0689.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-cave-entrance01.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-8_cave-entrance04.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad's-cave-roughmap.jpg
       
     
 It was ultimately decided that Vlad should live in a cave. These are the explorations for it.
       
     

It was ultimately decided that Vlad should live in a cave. These are the explorations for it.

 It was first thought of a dramatic place with sulfur pools and fumes.
       
     

It was first thought of a dramatic place with sulfur pools and fumes.

smarc-HT2-vlad's-cave10.jpg
       
     
 Final Vlad's cave and throne. Sobre, simple, angular, reflective of his secluded and ascetic life.
       
     

Final Vlad's cave and throne. Sobre, simple, angular, reflective of his secluded and ascetic life.

smarc-HT2-vlad'scave1.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad'scave2.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-vlad'scave3.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-throne-design-rough.jpg
       
     
 Designing what a vampire barbecue could look like.
       
     

Designing what a vampire barbecue could look like.

smarc-HT2-BBQ clean.jpg
       
     
 I had the pleasure to destroy the lobby of the Hotel for a battle sequence that was cut in the final film.
       
     

I had the pleasure to destroy the lobby of the Hotel for a battle sequence that was cut in the final film.

smarc-HT2-rubbles-detail3.jpg
       
     
 A new ballroom was to be designed for a birthday party but the sequence was cut.
       
     

A new ballroom was to be designed for a birthday party but the sequence was cut.

smarc-HT2-BallroomB_cleanup.jpg
       
     
smarc-HT2-candleslayout.jpg
       
     
 Lighting keys.
       
     

Lighting keys.