COUNTDOWN TO STAR WARS EPISODE SEVEN – 235 DAYS

star-wars-force-awakens

Counting down the 235 days until The Force Awakens on December 18, 2015.

In the days leading up to Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, And There Came A Day will present links, images, videos, art, memories, laughs, theories and thoughts leading up to the big day… which happens to be on my birthday!  ENJOY and may the Force be with you, always… or at least until 12.18.15!

RALPH MCQUARRIE STILL DESIGNING STAR WARS

If you know your Star Wars, you know the name Ralph McQuarrie. When developing his space epic, George Lucas famously engaged McQuarrie to design and paint images from the story of Star Wars as Lucas was developing the script. This was to help people visualize his world as well as to help the filmmaker gain funding to make Star Wars. McQuarrie created a truly staggering amount of illustrations and paintings.

McQuarrie died in 2012 so he can’t be assisting on The Force Awakens, right? No so fast. Take a look at this:

Rey DesignThis is a McQuarrie design of Luke Skywalker when Lucas thought that the Skywalker character might be a woman. Below is The Force Awakens‘ Rey. The similarities are more than striking and McQuarrie’s visual signature on the Star Wars universe continues…

Daisy-Ridley

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under daily Star Wars Countdown, Star Wars, Star Wars Countdown, Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens, The Force Awakens

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s