In the 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula, Professor Abraham Van Helsing is the medical authority that attempts to save Lucy Westenra, an apparent victim of a vampire attach. According to Van Helsing’s former student, John Seward in the novel, Dracula, he is a “philosopher and a metaphysician, and one of the most advanced scientists of his day.”
- Designer: Kyle Gifford
- Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.8 x 4.4 in
- Build Time: 3h 8min
- Layers: 688
- Layer Resolution: 89 microns
- Printer: Projet 660 Pro
- Software: Maya and Photoshop
Fun Character Facts:
- Van Helsing is usually portrayed as a German even though he has a Dutch name and receives a telegram in Amsterdam.
- Van Helsing is best known as the archenemy of Count Dracula.
- Van Helsing has been portrayed in 25 adaptations of Dracula.
“Van Helsing is an infamous vampire hunter known for tracking Dracula,” said Gifford. “Because of this I gave him an assortment of weapons that would help his crusade. Because he is a lesser known character I tried to keep his looks similar to the version found in the 2004 film Van Helsing.”