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)
June 17th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
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- TFN has some thoughts from Dreams & Visions Press’ Paul Bateman on the influences of Ralph McQuarrie and other concept artists in the film’s trailer.
- It’s been copyrighted off Youtube, but the bootleg clip from Star Wars weekends lives on at io9.
- Look for TV Guide’s The Clone Wars special in August.
February 25th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
The 501st inducted concept artist Ralph McQuarrie into their ranks today. The deed was done in front of the Yoda fountain at the Presidio.
July 4th, 2007 by Paula · Comments Off
After a bit of haggling with FedEx, I finally got my copy of The Art of Ralph McQuarrie.
Wow. I never realized how much breadth of talent Ralph McQuarrie has. Sure, he created some of the most iconic images in Star Wars. Sure, he clearly has a great understanding of design. But I just never realized.
April 11th, 2007 by Dunc · 2 Comments
April 9th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
Audition on Youtube to become a Star Wars Celebrity. This is sure to be interesting!
April 3rd, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
Action figures based on the original McQuarrie concept art of Metropolis-inspired Threepio and Artoo! Now that’s almost worth waiting in line for.
In other CIV news, Master Replicas will be hosting tree competitive ‘Combat Trials’.
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February 6th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
Nice hefty feature on The Art of Ralph McQuarrie.
January 2nd, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
The Art of Ralph McQuarrie is now available for preorder. The book is limited to 2000 copies and preorders will ship in April. It’s set to officially debut at Celebration IV, but if you really want a copy, now is the time.
December 5th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
The Art of Ralph McQuarrie to debut at Celebration IV. It’s a limited edition of 2000 copies, available for preorder January 1st.