Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Model Shop (Hardcover)
 
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Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Model Shop (Hardcover)

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    From the producers of the acclaimed Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars comes an inside look at the secrets behind the saga’s artful models and sculptures. Lorne Peterson, model and sculpture designer for the entire Star Wars sag......more

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From the producers of the acclaimed Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars comes an inside look at the secrets behind the saga’s artful models and sculptures. Lorne Peterson, model and sculpture designer for the entire Star Wars saga, takes us on a journey through the intricate process of crafting and sculpting the models from sketch to screen and the artistry behind the dazzling results.
Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Model Shop features more than 300 full-color photographs and illustrations from the Lucasfilm archives, models from all six films, interviews, images and text with concept sculptors, an overview of the ILM model shop from 1976 through today and numerous gatefolds of the most loved models.
ILM virtually redefined visual effects and blazed a trail into the digital realm, follow behind the camera and into the rarely seen workshops and an amazing look at the creation of movie magic. Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Modelshop takes readers behind-the-scenes for the first in-depth look at these amazing models and the process behind their creation, punctuated by Lorne Peterson’s exuberance and dedication to craft.
This unique visual treat is a must-have for any Star Wars fan.

Lorne Peterson is one of the founding members of Industrial Light & Magic; he was hired by George Lucas to create the models for Star Wars. In 1978, Peterson was invited by Lucas to oversee the entire production of models for The Empire Strikes Back. His signature is evident on nearly every model used in the original trilogy. Peterson’s work is showcased in the entire Star Wars saga, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, the Ewok movies, Jurassic Park, Men in Black, Galaxy Quest, and Van Helsing. He was honored with an Academy Award® and a BAFTA Award for the special effects work in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
George Lucas is the creator of the phenomenally successful Star Wars saga and Indiana Jones series. He has been writing and directing for more than twenty-five years.

Author:
Peterson, Lorne
Genre:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Reference
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
207
Language:
English
Publisher:
Insight Editions
Publish Date:
11/07/2006
Copyright Year:
2006
ISBN:
9781933784038
Height:
13.0 in
Wdth:
9.0 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
4.15 lb
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  • A must for any Star Wars fan!

    This book meticulously goes through the ships, sets, and creatures of the original trilogy. It's filled with fantastic production and still photo's. The prequel is limited though, since most ships and environments were computer generated but this is still an excellent addition to any SW fan library.

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