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More Rebels!

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I hope you liked reading about and looking at my Star Wars Rebels piece from my last post. It occurred to me after the fact that I didn't include any of the "behind the scenes" stuff and comps that I have been adding to the posts as well lately. I am here to rectify that. So here is the individual characters as I worked thru them piecing them together from multiple reference as well as the final tight pencil drawing.

Enjoy!












Star Wars Rebels!

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As much as everyone told me how much they liked Star Wars: The Clone Wars, I could never get myself fully invested. Heck, one of my friends from college was even a director and yet there was something about knowing where the characters were headed just seemed to take the air out of it for me. I mean, how much suspense can you get when Obi-Wan is in a death trap when you already know where he meets his true demise. Maybe I should have just been along for the ride. I can see myself eating crow in the future after I "discover" it and binge watch on Netflix and once again come to the realization that I am a tool! So after saying that, let me also say how much I love watching Star Wars Rebels! I do. I didn't think I would, but I do. I love the look and sounds of it, the characters and the designs of the ships! I love all of it! Did I mention the designs? Maybe it's because I was always enamored with the original design work of Ralph McQuarrie that it adds an extra layer o…

May the 4th Be With You!

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As you may know, today is what has come to be known as "Star Wars Day". Just a bit of fun and this year it is just another step as we inch closer to the release of the new film that many of us are eagerly awaiting. I know I am! Not gonna start a debate of the merit, or lack thereof, of the prequels tho.

So it seemed fitting that I should sit down and right this blog entry and share a bit of Star Wars art that I have recently completed. I shied away from doing any such pictures for a long time as there was just so much already out there and that I was doing a lot of work for a certain candy company that wanted to update their own Star Wars themed characters.

The picture for today is of Obi-Wan Kenobi. He's long been my favorite character of the saga as I feel that he is the lynchpin in the Darth Vader story. He warns Qui-Gon Gin about training the boy and then takes up the mantle himself which only leads to disaster and the only retribution he can find is to watch over L…