Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire explores the state of the Resistance after the events of The Last Jedi whilst also shining a light on even darker sides to The First Order. Delilah S. Dawson does what she does best with Black Spire: creating characters and a story that almost makes you forget Batuu is now a “real” place.Continue reading “Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire – Book Review”
‘As an engineer in Cobalt Squadron, Rose Tico invents life-saving solutions that protect her colleagues, and she eventually finds herself on the frontline of the war serving General Organa and the Resistance. This captivating book is told in a journalistic style from the writings of Rose herself and features all new artwork and full-page foldouts of ship schematics and more. Gear up and join Rose on her journey to becoming a determined member of the Resistance.’ – Publisher’s Summary.Continue reading “Star Wars – Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter – Book Review”
When The Last Jedi hit theatres in 2017, Jason Fry released two books that complement the events and character arcs of the film. Both Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter and Bomber Command feature diaries, mechanical drawings, photos and maps. Paige Tico, is the focuse of Bomber Command, a book that offers a load of background information on the character.Continue reading “Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Bomber Command – Book Review”
How did you get involved with Star Wars and concept art?
I had worked with Neal Scanlan on various projects on and off between 1999 and maybe 2005. After that our careers diverged – Neal was doing more SMUFX and prosthetics jobs and I was focusing more on storyboarding and directing in commercials. I don’t think I’d actually spoken to Neal for about five years when he called me out of the blue in early June 2013 telling me he’d got Star Wars and was looking to put together a concept design team. Would I be interested? Uh…yes, I think I would. I had to do a trial week putting some ideas together for a brief on a character that would eventually become Maz to get the job and started properly on the film mid-June.Continue reading “Jake Lunt Davies Interview – Concept Artist”