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
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About the Author
Joe Johnston served as a storyboard and concept artist on the original Star Wars trilogy. He has since directed The Rocketeer, Jumanji, and Captain America: The First Avenger. He lives in Los Angeles.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought this book for my boyfriend for Valentine's Day. He's a major Star Wars fan and is getting into drawing his own concept art. This book serves as great inspiration for his drawing and makes for a cool coffee table book when we have people over. I definitely recommend this book!
This is a beautiful book. I had expected concept art from the movies, but there is also art from The Clone Wars TV show and video games. It's fascinating to see the ideas that many different artists came up with for characters, vehicles, and landscapes. I enjoyed reading the brief bibliographies of the artists at the end of the book, too, and then going back to look at their work. This book is another example of how many people have been inspired by that far-away galaxy. Any Star Wars fan would enjoy browsing through the works of art in this book.