"In a recent episode of Smallville (season 7, episode 5), we had a short flashback sequence at Entity FX featuring planet Krypton and the city of Kandor. I started early, working on a series of pencil sketches to explore different possibilities before committing to any CG. I referenced mainly the original movie for the natural formations, while also trying to innovate somewhat with the design. The first thing we knew we wanted a reddish cast to the the thing, reflecting the red sun of Krypton."
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