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The Emperor


I wasn't quite feeling the theme for the challenge, as usual, then I decided to force myself to participate, and in the end I quite enjoyed the process and even liked the result.

So after much consideration I decided to go with a taleteller responsible for bringing to life perhaps one of the most iconic and influential Tales of the modern culture.
I'm talking of course about George Lucas and Star Wars. Although it does seem a bit unfair to single out and credit only George with the movies (we all know how giving the man unlimited power over the production process of "the prequels" turned out). In any case I can't exactly depict the whole cinema crew that produced the beloved classics, and besides, Lucas' contribution to the original cause is undeniable.
So instead of being salty or melancholic about George "ruining my childhood" and whatnot, I decided to simply celebrate the storyteller for his achievements.

I didn't want to depict any of the canonic main cast in the piece to avoid it from being highjacked and becoming a space opera poster, so I turned it it into a loose amalgamation of world-building visual material (If whatever I just wrote even makes sense). I could prattle about Star Wars until I hit the character limit, but this really isn't the place for that, is it?

It felt like I Levled Up when I recently discovered this loose painting style for myself. I have been quite enthusiastic in practicing it.
Some people might call it "Lazy" or "Sloppy", whatever - I call it "Free" and "Expressive" and I Love it. Besides, it kind of fits with the theme of the piece imo.

Critical feedback appreciated and the rights to the depicted characters belong to Lucas Arts ofcourse. Or is it Disney? One of the two anyway.

WiP gif thing: https://media.giphy.com/media/26ufdUY61OkeVCXqE/giphy.gif

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Love your idea of having the pages "come to life" and show the characters! Very creative!

MycosynthWellspring responds:

Thanks. Although I'd argue that it's not that innovative. Still beats a random spacey poster illustration for me though :D

Cheers m8.

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Aug 25, 2016
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