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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Will Feature a Retro Ship Based on Classic Concept Art

During production of Solo: A Star Wars Story, director Ron Howard wasn’t shy about sharing images from the set – including one particular easter egg that was a shout-out to the work of famed Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie.Show More Summary

Star Wars 1975 Concept Art Trailer Brings McQuarrie's Vision to Life

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The DAVE School breaths life into concept artist Ralph McQuarrie's original Star Wars sketches in an amazing new fan trailer.

Original Star Wars Concept Art by Ralph McQuarrie Comes to Life in Amazing Fan Trailer

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The Star Wars films might have looked quite a bit different, if George Lucas stuck to the original concept drawings that Ralph McQuarrie produced in the early stages. Graduating students from the DAVE School (Digital Animation & Visual Effects School) decided to bring McQuarrie’s classic illustrations to life with an amazing trailer that they worked...

Fan Trailer Imagines What ‘Star Wars’ Would Look Like If It Stuck Closer To Ralph McQuarrie’s Concept Art

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Artist Ralph McQuarrie is arguably as responsible for the look of Star Wars as George Lucas himself. McQuarrie’s original designs and concept art shaped not only Lucas’s original movie, but multiple films and TV projects throughout the franchise’s storied history. Show More Summary

Amazing Fan Trailer Brings The Star Wars of Ralph McQuarrie's Original Concept Art To Life

Video. Ralph McQuarrie's original concept art for Star Wars still influences the designs and creatures we see in the films, in comics, and on TV today. His legacy in the shaping of the saga's visual identity is unquestionable. But his work also paints a picture of a Star Wars we never got to see - one this fan film delightfully brings to life. More »      

The Star Wars: Concept Trailer

Before the characters we know and love first emerged on movie screens, there were other conceptual incarnations created by George Lucas and artist Ralph McQuarrie. The DAVE School envisions what the first movie might have looked like had those early ideas stuck.

Ralph McQuarrie’s Original Concept Art Comes To Life In The Star Wars Trailer!

If you’re Star Wars nuts like us, chances are you’ve perused through your fair share of Ralph McQuarrie paintings. For those who don’t know, McQuarrie is the artist Star Wars creator George Lucas hired to help sell his vision to the studio early on. We can thank McQuarrie for the way characters like Darth Vader, […]

‘Han Solo’: Ron Howard Reveals Reference to Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

By now, Star Wars fans should be well aware of the impact that concept artist Ralph McQuarrie had on the franchise. George Lucas once described McQuarrie’s contribution to Star Wars as “incalculable” because of how integral the artist’s early...Show More Summary

Ralph McQuarrie's Alternate Empire Strikes Back Logos Revealed

9 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

A series of never-before-seen logos for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back have surfaced on line.

See the stellar visuals that brought Star Wars to life - CNET

10 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

Star Wars fans can now lose themselves in all of Ralph McQuarrie's amazing concept art, including some that got scrapped. Luke was a girl? Stormtroopers had lightsabers?

From Vader to Tatooine: The man behind Star Wars' iconic look - CNET

10 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

Ralph McQuarrie's concept art became the visual bible for George Lucas' space saga that forever changed blockbusters. Now fans can see all his stunning work.

Great Job, Internet!: Darth Vader’s castle in Rogue One has a surprisingly badass backstory

One thing Rogue One had in spades was great design. The Force Awakens, too, embraced the dusty, chunky aesthetic of the original trilogy, and particularly its concept artists Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston, but Rogue One went a lot further. Show More Summary

The Intriguing Backstory of Darth Vader's Castle in Rogue One

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The idea that Darth Vader had a home somewhere in a galaxy far, far away isn’t a new one. Star Wars concept designer Ralph McQuarrie came up with the idea decades ago, but no filmmaker has been able to fit the idea into the franchise yet. Until Rogue One. Read more...

Star Wars Bits: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Details, Stunning Ralph McQuarrie Art, and an Announcement From David Prowse

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: David Prowse is retiring from the international convention circuit. The designer behind many of Star Wars‘ iconic ships shares some trivia. Star Wars Uprising is shutting down after a little over a year. Show More Summary

Inside a Treasure Trove of Rare Ralph McQuarrie Star Wars Art

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There is no doubt that Ralph McQuarrie’s sublime art was fundamental in shaping the success of Star Wars, and enriching the galaxy far, far away. For years his work has been archived and championed, but a new book is collecting some of his best (and some of his rarest) Star Wars art in a lavish volume, and we’ve got an exclusive look inside. Read more...

Check Out an Incredible Tome of Ralph McQuarrie’s Star Wars Art

This 20-pound, two-volume collection contains hundreds of works from the iconic artist, who created some of the saga's most beloved characters. The post Check Out an Incredible Tome of Ralph McQuarrie's Star Wars Art appeared first on WIRED.

'Star Wars Rebels' Goes McQuarrie in New S2 Easter Egg Featurette

Disney’s Star Wars Rebels has made no secret of its influence from the original designs of artist Ralph McQuarrie, but multiple designs have escaped even sharp-eyed viewers. No longer, as the latest Season 2 Blu-ray featurette spotlights everything from Kylo Ren’s lightsaber to Leia’s familiar costume. Continue reading…

The New Star Trek TV Show Has a Title and a Starship: Discovery

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Behold the U.S.S. Discovery, designation NCC-1031. What’s really cool is that it’s based on concept art the legendary Ralph McQuarrie did for the first Trek motion picture. See it in action in the show’s first teaser! Read more...

Long-Ago Times and Far-Away Galaxies: Celebrating The Visual Inspiration of Ralph McQuarrie!

Ralph McQuarrie is one of people whose name may not be known to the public at large, but whose imagination gave rise to some of the most indelible, incredible imagery in all pop culture. He was a designer, a concept artist, and a creator...Show More Summary

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