If you want your kid to someday rule the galaxy as a Sith lord, you better start them young. EPBOT writer Jen Yates is on the right track with this AT-AT Rocker she and her husband made in early February. It comes with all the details of an actual rebellion-quelling AT-AT Walker, minus the cool lasers of course. She even added in a few details to make it comfy and safe.
We might just live out our fantasies of wielding a lightsaber in the not-so-distant future if science plays their cards right. Mikhail Lukin and Vladan Vuletic, physics professors at Harvard and MIT, respectively, clumped together particles to form a unique molecule by accident. They say that this new form of matter has the properties and […]
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.
While we may never ever experience going to a galaxy far, far away or attending a prestigious school of wizardry in our lifetime, it doesn’t hurt to dream a little bit. With these dreamy and colourful Star Wars- and Harry Potter-inspired travel posters by designer and illustrator Caroline Hadilaksono, the places in their stories become must-see tourist destinations.
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.
This amazing panel installation uses shadow casting techniques to change from a portrait of Yoda to Darth Vader when the lights change. The LEGO masterpiece is an accurate representation of the dual nature of The Force, both the good and evil. This ambitious piece was designed by Drzach & Suchy and took over ten hours of hard […]
In a Thomas Kinkade painting far, far away… Ok, not really. There just might be a copy of his painting in your living room. The self-proclaimed Master of Light, Thomas Kinkade mass-marketed his art such that one in every twenty homes in America has a copy of his work.
We’ve all watched the Star Wars movies over the years so it’s bound to give us goose bumps when it’s announce that a never-before-seen bloopers reel is out on the world wide web. Take a look at this two-and-a-half-minute montage of bloopers unearthed by Lucasfilm editor and author J.W. Rinzler. It was discovered while Rinzler […]
Holy Star Wars, look what we just found: a life-sized R2-D2 that beeps and lights up like the real deal. You can have it guard your room with a sentry alarm, or let it spin and dance for you. Hell, it will even hold your beer for you. According to one of the Amazon reviews, […]
Photographer Mako Miyamoto reimagined the well-loved Chewbacca and his Wookie peers as modern-day dwellers doing everyday things like picnicking, bowling, road-tripping, dumpster-diving and even committing small-time crime as balaclava-clad crooks. What a riot.
Ian Doescher delivers the latest quirky take on the original Star Wars Episode IV. Put simply, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars is a mash up of the original Star Wars story line and the writing style of the famous English playwright. Staying true to his inspiration, Doescher recreates our favourite sci-fi journey in full iambic pentameter, […]
When Marty Van Dyke (or SenseiMonkeyboy, as he’s known on DeviantART) was asked to paint Darth Vader on a friend’s mailbox, he admitted that ‘it started that direction then veered off sharply into this.’ What he means by ‘this’, is that he smacked a realistic replica of Darth Vader’s masked helmet head right in front […]
Here is a flowing, billowing tumour of a mural I recently completed as part of the Story Exhibition, a dynamic group show held at Sydney’s Penrith Regional Gallery. Other participating artists include the incredible Shaun Tan, Kendall Murray, as well as Alasdair Macintyre’s brilliant Star Wars-inspired pieces. You’ve got until mid-September to check it out.
Remember Jeffrey Brown’s splendid picture storybook Darth Vader and Son? He’s back with a fresh follow-up for a children’s book, Vader’s Little Princess, which imagines the dad tackling even more parenting woes as he raises his rebellious teen daughter Leia. He even gets to employ the classic disgruntled dad phrase “You are not going out […]
These nine Star War fan posters are pretty exceptional, so we think they deserve some recognition. The stylish and epic photographs make for impressive poster ideas in anticipation of the new film. So, does this fan art make you feel the force?