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Well known celebrities as Star Wars characters


By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Saturday 14 December 2013

Empire Peaks is a fun series created by Seattle based artist Michael Leavitt, depicting all your favourite celebrities, politicians and dead historical figures as, what else, Star Wars characters.

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Yoga poses done by Star Wars characters

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 December 2013

You never expected that in a galaxy far, far away even Yoga existed, did you? Phoenix, USA-based illustrator and major Star Wars geek, Rob Osborne, has created a set of prints that features our favourite (No, Jar Jar Binks is definitely NOT included) characters doing Yoga poses.

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Quirky Portraits of Overlooked Star Wars Characters

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By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Monday 11 February 2013

Ok, you’ve heard of Dark Vader, Chewie, C3P0, Luke, Leia, Yoda, and Boba Fett. You’ve seen the fan art. You know their heroic deeds, mishaps, and heartbreaks. Those characters are the famous ones. But come on guys, there’s two sides to every story! What about all those other characters not important enough to have cool […]

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What if Star Wars characters were out of work

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By Zolton in New Art on Wednesday 20 June 2012

Well, we’ve all been hammered by the recession. Even those from other galaxies. Yes, Marcos Munichin has continued his awesome Secret Life of Toys series with this latest installment: If Star Wars characters were out of work. Yoda, if you’re out there, contact us: we have a position going for you right now.

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Alternate-universe Star Wars characters

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 27 September 2011

Sillof’s Workshop, which specializes in custom action figures, dioramas, props, and other such fan art, has created several stunning, alternate-universe Star Wars characters.

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Star Wars characters as fashion icons

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By Zolton in New Fashion on Friday 18 June 2010

Perhaps George Lucas got it wrong when he dressed his Star Wars figures in menacingly futuristic outfits from another world. Based on these drawings depicting characters in stylish outfits, he could easily have stuck much closer to home.

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Want: beautiful Star Wars rings from the late 90s


By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 5 February 2014

Japanese design studio J.A.P., created this collection of prototype Star Wars rings back in the late 90’s to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved (and by ‘beloved’, I mean Hans Christian Andersen not included) franchise.

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The Star Wars Remix project: may the creativity be with you

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By Mareike Muller in New Art on Wednesday 3 April 2013

Even though you might not be a fan of the Star War movies, or going to international conventions, meet-ups and stuff, you still might enjoy the characters, gimmicks and famous quotes brought into our lives. To guarantee you some more fun with Darth, Jabba and friends, you should take a look at the Star Wars […]

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Paintings of Star Wars hipsters by John Woo

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 20 April 2012

These acrylic paintings of Star Wars characters rocking modern cult labels warrant more than a second glance. Illustrated by John Woo from Hong Kong (not the famous one), we can almost see Darth Vader do a hipster dance in his Band of Outsiders get up, while Padme Amidala looks entirely in character with her Gareth Pugh outfit.

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Maths explains the origin of superhero characters

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Saturday 11 February 2012

I love the colours and simple reasoning in this clever series by Scottish illustrator Matt Cowen, which uses basic maths equations to explain how certain pop culture icons came to be.

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Star Wars goes Steampunk

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By Nini Baseema in New Design on Friday 24 September 2010

San Fransisco artist Greg Peltz takes Sci-Fi characters from Star Wars and draws them Victorian-style. How much more Steampunk can it get? May the Force be with him!

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If Star Wars was set on Earth

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By Zolton in New Photography on Tuesday 4 May 2010

French photographer Cedric Delsaux transplanted Star Wars-like characters into urban Parisian environments using model toys superimposed onto shots of local architecture.

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Star Wars Burlesque

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By Zolton in New Trends on Wednesday 10 February 2010

How fitting! This performance of Star Wars Burlesque, featuring a Stormtrooper striptease by Courtney Cruz, has been on show at the Los Angeles club Bordello, which opened on the site of an old Los Angeles whorehouse. Other characters in the performance include a risque Princess Leia, a sparkling C-3PO, and a rather revealing Jabba the Hutt. [Photos by Shannon Cottrell]

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Heroes and villains get a fancy makeover with Elizabethan costumes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 18 November 2014

French photographer Sacha Goldberg is at it again, putting his own spin on superhero pop culture. Previously, he turned his then-91-year-old grandmother into a superhero. Recently, he’s re-imagined the costumes of our favorite characters as if they were living in the Elizabethan era.

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Antique photos of the ancestors of superheroes

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Tuesday 8 May 2012

An art workshop based in Milan, Foto Marvellini’s creators Carlo Marvellini and Andrea Marvellini produced this series of altered antique portraits of what could possibly be the ancestors of the superheroes and iconic people we know today. From Batman to Star Wars characters, these images are sure to make you smile.

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