I didn't think I was gonna do any fan art for the longest time. But this week something just came over me I don't know if it's nostalgia or this chill work week I'm having so far or a combination there of. Just started sketching something last night with some of my free time and it started coming out pretty good. Earlier tonight I colored it and viola....my image montage of the classic ROM series is complete. P.S. Fuck IDW Publishing
|Gordon Henley as rebel X-Wing pilot Red Leader|
Unlike with The Grand Moff Tarkin and Princes Leia there was no well done CGI going on with Red Leader. That's because the producers of Rogue 1 actually inserted cut scenes from the Death Star battle from A New Hope into the ending space battle in Rogue 1. I absolutely loved that it made Rogue 1 feel that much more like classic vintage Star Wars and it was also great in terms of continuity. I can only hope that Henley was able to see Rogue 1 before his accident. Think about it, watching cut footage of yourself intended for a movie back in 1977 being used for a movie in 2016 I mean seriously how cool is that!? It should also be noted the same thing was done with the actor from A New Hope that played the rebel pilot with the call sign Gold Leader.
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Great,you did a fine job with colours!ReplyDelete
yeah, damn fine job on the sketch man. I really like how you blended the characters and different colors together seamlessly.ReplyDelete
Didn't know about Mr. Henley's passing, but choking on food really is the epitome of accidental death if I ever heard one. That definitely sucks. But that is cool that used vintage unused footage to further give fans a little extra.
thank you all. you may or may not have noticed the sketch card looks a tad bit different then when i first posted it. that's because i've been constantly tweaking it and re-uploading an updated file. every time i "finish" some new art and then look at it again after a period of time i keep seeing something new that i feel needs fine tuning. it's just a thing with me, kinda like an editor that keeps finding new mistakes after re-reading something a couple times.ReplyDelete