Galactica.tv showcases concept paintings done by Ralph McQuarrie for the original pilot script of Battlestar Galactica. Apparently the cylons were originally going to be the creation of an insect race? (via)
” I wanted to show that this poor guy is trapped by shadows, and she’s stuck in the light. And the hand that reaches out to touch her isn’t even a human hand anymore” – Iain McCaig
From The Art of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
You guys clearly love concept art as much as I do – this was one of the weekend’s most read posts and most clicked links. That may be damning with faint praise – posting and hits are both pretty sparse over weekends – but clearly plenty of readers made an impression on io9 because yesterday they had a huge multiple-gallery concept art post featuring some of the hottest visual designers Hollywood has to offer, including Ryan Church, whose work you’re probably already familiar with. I can’t think of a better way to waste your morning on the computer.
On StarWars.com, a Threepio character study for The Clone Wars.
StarWars.com serves up this Yoda study for the upcoming movie/tv series.
In other Clone Wars linkage, surf over to Deadbolt for 4 Things to Expect from The Clone Wars TV Show (and 3 Things Not To.)
“I’ve never used photobucket — those images were swiped off a private folder on my website, and certainly weren’t intended for public use.”
“I can’t really comment on anything regarding the images.”
I’ve been hearing some rumblings – nothing verifiable, and quite possibly simple fan speculation – that a KOTOR III was at one point being considered, but was dropped/postponed for The Force Unleashed, something a lot of the GDC stories last week support. I wouldn’t give up hope for future installments, but don’t certainly lose sleep over it.