Author: Alan (Na ) Govenar
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
Release Date: 1996-11-01
Genre: Science fiction
Ralph McQuarrie is the production artist whose visionary designs helped shape the look and feel of George Lucas' hugely successful films. Featuring stunning reproductions of McQuarie's matte paintings, production paintings, and concept sketches, a detailed biography, six collectible stamps, and more, the Star Wars ArtBox is a unique collectible for both Star Wars fans and art enthusiasts. Full-color illustrations.
The definitive deluxe three-volume slipcase of Ralph McQuarrie's complete artwork for Star Wars Ralph McQuarrie is the most iconic artist in the history of Star Wars. He worked hand-in-hand with George Lucas to help establish the saga's visual aesthetic, its inimitable look and feel. Beyond designing Darth Vader, C-3PO, and R2-D2, McQuarrie produced hundreds of pieces of Star Wars artwork, including conceptual paintings, costume designs, storyboards, and matte paintings, as well as posters, book covers, and album covers--even Lucasfilm's annual holiday cards--all rescanned and rephotographed for this book. In Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie, readers will find the most definitive collection of the artist's Star Wars work ever assembled, including hundreds of never-before-seen illustrations. Rare unpublished interviews, as well as recollections from McQuarrie's colleagues and friends, complement and contextualize the art. Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie is a comprehensive tribute to cinema's most beloved and influential concept artist.
Who can forget the first time they saw Darth Vader with his black cape and mask? Or the white hard-body suit of the Stormtroopers? Lucasfilm Archives have granted full access to the original costumes and they are revealed here in detail.
Author: J. W. Rinzler
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Release Date: 2013-05-14
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.
Author: Kevin J. Anderson
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Musical books
Jubnuk the Gamorrean guard searches high and low through the palace after Jabba the Hutt loses his lucky charm, in a colorful, interactive book complete with pop-up illustrations, pull-tabs, and music and sound effects.
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