Features the artwork that helped bring the Star Wars saga to life, featuring pre-production drawings and paintings from the Original Trilogy, the Prequel Trilogy, the TV shows, and the video games.
This deluxe 240-page edition includes 5 hand-signed, archival-quality giclée prints by Doug Chiang, Ryan Church, Joe Johnston, Iain McCaig, and Erik Tiemens, as well as 50 extra pages of exclusive artwork. Featuring foil-stamped, real-cloth binding and housed in a lush clamshell case, this edition is limited to 350 copies. From Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston to Doug Chiang, Ryan Church, Iain McCaig, Erik Tiemens, and the next generation of animation and video-game artists, Star Wars Art: Concept collects, for the first time ever, the very best Star Wars conceptual artwork. As curated by George Lucas, the artwork that helped bring the Star Wars Saga to life is revealed in all its glory, featuring pre-production drawings and paintings from the Original Trilogy, the Prequel Trilogy, the TV shows, and the video games, including an exclusive preview of artwork from the highly anticipated 1313. Spanning the years from 1975 to the present, Star Wars Art: Concept is a fascinating look at the process of conceptual design. From pen and paint and paper to the digital realm, the result is the creation of breathtaking iconic worlds, vehicles, and characters that successive generations have embraced and made their own. Praise for Star Wars Art: Concept: “Legendary production artwork gets the showcase it deserves.” —Star Wars Insider magazine “Star Wars Art: Concept is a glorious coffee-table book that’s chock full of great artwork by many of the masters who’ve worked on the film, from Ralph McQuarrie on down.” —io9.com
Step inside the Lucasfilm art departments for the creation of fantastical worlds, unforgettable characters, and unimaginable creatures. The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens will take you there, from the earliest gathering of artists and production designers at Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco to the fever pitch of production at Pinewood Studios to the conclusion of post-production at Industrial Light & Magic--all with unprecedented access. Exclusive interviews with the entire creative team impart fascinating insights in bringing director J.J. Abrams's vision to life; unused "blue sky" concept art offers glimpses into roads not traveled. Bursting with hundreds of stunning works of art, including production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, blueprints, and matte paintings, this visual feast will delight Star Wars fans and cineastes for decades to come. The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the definitive expression of how the latest chapter in the Star Wars saga was dreamed into being. ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ABRAMS IN SPRING 2016: The Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Mark Cotta Vaz. Forewords by J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy. ISBN: 978-1-4197-2022-2
Featuring unforgettable art and exclusive interviews with the filmmakers, this visual archive highlights moviemaking magic at its finest. 300 colour illustrations
Examines the development of the fantastic worlds, characters, and creatures of "Solo" through concept art, costume sketches, storyboards, blueprints, and exclusive interviews with the filmmakers.
This book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department s creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters, and newly imagined droids, vehicles, and weapons for the first movie in the "Star Wars "Story""series "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." In the same format and style as Abrams "The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the book gives readers unprecedented access to hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, matte paintings, and character, costume, and vehicle designs." The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will stand as the definitive guide to the artwork and imagination behind the newest chapter in the" Star Wars" franchise and will delight "Star Wars" fans and cineastes for decades to come. Directed by Gareth Edwards ("Godzilla, Monsters"), with production design by Doug Chiang and Neil Lamont, Rogue One chronicles the adventures of a Rebel cell tasked with a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor s rule. The all-star cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Jiang Wen, and Donnie Yen."
Few pieces of artwork distill the passion for Star Wars as do posters. From Tom Jung's iconic one-sheet for Episode IV to Roger Kastel's Gone with the Wind-inspired painting for Episode V and beyond, Star Wars has enjoyed nearly four decades of poster art from some of the most renowned artists working in movies. The fifth book in the George Lucas-curated Star Wars Art series, Posters collects the best artwork from all six Star Wars films, the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated television series, and limited-edition prints. This collection unites all of the action, artistry, and drama of a galaxy far, far away into one lavishly produced tome.
In the same format as Adventure Time: A Totally Math Poster Collection, this sturdy paperback houses 20 removable, frameable prints of the very best artwork from across the entire George Lucas–curatedStar Wars Art series. Sixteen selections from Visions, Comics,Illustration, Concept, and Posters—including art by Jeffrey Brown, Philippe Druillet, Mike Mignola, Ralph McQuarrie, and Olly Moss—are joined by four newly commissioned artworks created specifically for this book by Max Dalton, Phantom City Creative, Tiny Kitten Teeth, and Jon Vermilyea. These high-quality, large-format, crease-free prints will be sure to transportStar Wars fans of all ages to a galaxy far, far away. . . .
Collects previously unpublished and rarely seen art created for such aspects of the "Star Wars" enterprise as books, trading cards, merchandise, and video games.
Showcases the conceptual storyboards for Episodes I, II, and III, which are accompanied by excerpts from the shooting scripts, providing insight into how these storyboards helped contribute to the Prequel Trilogy.
A guide to the video game documents its making and the technology involved and describes its plot, locations, and characters, in a volume that includes ten character cards.
Star Wars fans the world over are buzzing in anticipation of what promises to be a defining moment in the history of multiplayer online gaming: the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game follows the escalating war between the Jedi and the Sith thousands of years before the events of the Star Wars films, and its innovative design allows players to choose sides and help shape the history of the galaxy. This gorgeous, full-color volume features the detailed art behind this highly anticipated release from BioWare and LucasArts. With character sketches, interviews, and artwork featuring the game's new weapons, starships, and previously unexplored worlds, The Art and Making of Star Wars: The Old Republic is the ultimate chronicle of the newest Star Wars experience.
EPISODE III–THE ONE AND ONLY OFFICIAL SCREENPLAY, available exclusively in ebook format, including scenes that did not appear in the movie itself! This is the complete, final screenplay written by George Lucas, as brought to life before the cameras by a stellar cast of performers and an unparalleled team of special effects wizards. Enjoy a rare and fascinating director’s-eye-view of all the action, all the legendary characters, and each of the exotic worlds from science fiction cinema’s greatest saga, as it comes full circle. And thanks to the images from the final cut of the movie itself, you’ll be able to visualize the adventure as it unfolded throughout the shooting of Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. For the total Star Wars fan and filmmaking enthusiast alike, this extraordinary ebook is an essential part of the Star Wars experience. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!
To compliment the new Special Edition versions of the classic Star Wars films being released in theaters, these new editions of the bestselling companion books each include sixteen pages of all-new material, plus all of the breathtaking photos, and artwork that have made them a must for all Star Wars collectors and movie buffs. Complete scripts for A New Hope and Return of the Jedi are also included. Some highlights of the three volumes: Storyboards of action sequences detailing the evolution of the story and characters Spectacular US and foreign movie posters Costume sketches Design and animation techniques used for the immense Imperial Walkers The evolution of Yoda Model construction of the new Death Star Blueprints and sketches of the Imperial shuttle design Rebel and Imperial vehicles And much more!
ANIMATION. "Star Wars: The Clone War", the blockbuster 3D animated movie and TV series, covers events between the live-action movies "Attack of the Clones" and "Revenge of the Sith" and features characters and events previously unseen anywhere else in the "Star Wars" saga, alongside Anakin, Obi-Wan, Yoda and Mace Windu. This full-colour book is bursting with final images and development artwork for characters, creatures, planets and vehicles, covering every aspect of the creation of the hit movie and TV series, accompanied by comment from the creative team. With a Foreword by George Lucas and packed with previously unseen artwork, this book is a must for fans of "Star Wars", cutting-edge animation and beautiful artwork.
Offers a portfolio of movie artwork, including character sketches, costume and set designs, models, digital images, paintings, and storyboards, along with an officially illustrated screenplay.
The three films of the Star Wars sagaStar Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and the Return of the Jedirank among the most popular of the modern era, with ticket and merchandise sales in excess of three billion dollars. Today, collecting Star Wars memorabilia has become one of the hottest hobbies around. The first illustrated Star Wars book to feature the multitude of merchandising spin-offs generated by the filmand the only one that traces the transformation of the movie's fabulous characters, creatures, and vehicles from original concepts and prototypes into toys, clothing, and dozens of other objectsthis spectacular volume is a veritable Star Wars fan's bible. A complete overview of a modern marketing extravaganza, featuring more than 150 full-color images of collectible items, the book takes readers behind the scenes and includes many never-before-published sketches and photographs from the Lucasfilm and Kenner toy archives. A lively text featuring recent interviews with George Lucas, among others connected with the film, completes this intriguing and fascinating glimpse into one of popular culture's most engaging phenomena.