Bujinga (武人画) evolved during Japan's Kamakura period. Bujin (武人) means warrior and ga (画) is painting and often capture the legacy of samurai warriors. Artist Masayuki Kojo renders figures from the Empire in the world of Star Wars.
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“The Tyrant is over 56 inches (1.4m) long and weighs approximately 70 lbs (32kg) with a full load (the interior adds a lot of weight),” explains the author. “That makes it about 20 inches longer — and quite a few times heavier — than the classic LEGO UCS version.“
The limited edition (a run of about 200 prints) Star Wars Ukiyo-e prints uses the imagery licensed from Lucas Films to create this centuries old technique called ukiyo-e.
Ukiyo-e is an art with three different people working together: the eshi (painter), horishi(carver) and surishi (printer). Together, these skilled craftsman created 3 different scenes from Star Wars, each in a limited edition run of 200. And
Launched on Japanese crowdfunding site Makuake, the project got backers putting down 54,000 yen (about $440) for a single print. The full set at 162,000 yen (about $1300) is already sold out.
French photographer Sacha Goldberg (the photographer who brought us Mamika) has created this series of characters from the world's superheroes, storybooks and Star Wars and styled them like something from 17th-century Flemish paintings.
There is very little that needs to be said about these.
The Bayeux Tapestry is the record of the Norman Invasion of England in 1066. In a similar style, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis handstitched The Coruscant Tapestry, telling the entire Star Wars epic in pictures, and Aurebesh lettering.
Luke and Leia, Vader, the Clone Army, the Emperor, C3PO, Han; it's all there. And just $20,000 at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles.
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A fan of Star Wars took it upon himself to make this awesome animated sequence (without sound right now).
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