Stylin’ Chewie

December 4, 2007

Found on Flickr: Street art sticker of Chewie getting a little taken off the top.

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Time for a Twi’lek Tribute

November 27, 2007

Artist and illustrator Mutley James created this lovely Twi’lek as part of his “30 Creatures in 30 Days” series on his Livejournal blog here.


Pixelated Artoo on BoingBoingTV

November 19, 2007

Our friends at BoingBoing.net asked artist extraordinare Adam “Ape Lad” Koford to pixelate R2-D2 and sneak him into the opening credits for BoingBoingTV. And for that way say BEEP (“thanks”)!

Editor Mark Frauenfelder explains the rest of the icons in the intro here: The Iconography of Boing Boing (Boston Globe)


R2-D2 Hits the Street

November 15, 2007

Found on Flickr: Great example of Star Wars street art in Italy.


May the Truck Be With You

November 14, 2007

This Star Wars truck has clearly gone to the dark side… and we’re impressed!


Star Wars Mural

November 14, 2007

Found on Flickr: Check out this Star Wars mural on the side of a tattoo shop in Olympia, Washington.


Yoda Sculptor Visits London Exhibit

October 11, 2007

Bob,Stuart&John

Star Wars legend Stuart Freeborn, sculptor/designer of Chewbacca and Yoda, among others, was recently invited to Star Wars: The Exhibition at County Hall in London. There, the 92-year-old Freeborn toured the scores of original props and costumes, accompanied by Bob Keen (who worked for Freeborn during Empire and Jedi) and Jonathan Sands of Weird & Wonderful (see image above).

Sands says he will be shooting a short documentary of Freeborn for another exhibition which will be taking place at County Hall shortly.