Archive for ‘Creativity’



Mondo Chewbacca Print

StarWars.com Team | November 11, 2010


“Attack Position” by Rich Kelly

Collectors and fans who’d like to add something a little different to their Star Wars art collection should check out this new series of art prints from Mondo.

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek and Universal Monsters.

These prints are VERY limited in run and are snatched up by collectors quickly, selling out in mere minutes. So if you want to know which prints are on sale and when, follow MondoNews on Twitter!

Here’s the most recent print “Attack Position” by artist Rich Kelly. It’s a hand-numbered, 24″ x 36″ screen print. Edition of 400. Printed by D&L Screen Printing.

Here’s what Kelly said about the print:

“When I was approached with this project, a considerable amount of artistic liberty was encouraged. After re-watching the original trilogy and observing how Chewbacca interacted with the rest of the characters, I realized that on more than one occasion he was basically used for comic relief with Han. Even during some of the battle scenes he seems to be fumbling around a bit.

As a kid, I definitely remember thinking of him as a major force to be reckoned with. Therefore, I decided I wanted to depict “Chewie” as one bad dude; kicking ass and taking names. Endor came to mind as an appropriate environment, with Chewbacca gliding down a fallen tree, about to attack a couple of unsuspecting stormtroopers.”

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Fan-Made Sith ‘O Lanterns

Bonnie Burton | October 29, 2010


Boba Fett Carving by PumpkinGutter

Fans are a creative bunch especially when it comes to Halloween. This year fans tweeted quite a few well-made jack-o-lanterns! Here’s a few of our favorite!

If you’d like to try your fan at carving your own Star Wars tribute in pumpkin form, here’s some stencils we’ve made just for Halloween: Spooky Sith-O-LanternsStencils



Darth Maul pumpkin by @HoachX


Boba Fett pumpkin submitted by @ZWhite1914


Darth Vader pumpkin by @mattbellia


Stormtrooper pumpkin by @stevebayouk

Mondo Darth Vader Print

StarWars.com Team | October 28, 2010


“Luke’s Destiny” by Frank Stockton

Collectors and fans who’d like to add something a little different to their Star Wars art collection should check out this new series of art prints from Mondo.

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek and Universal Monsters.

These prints are VERY limited in run and are snatched up by collectors quickly, selling out in mere minutes. So if you want to know which prints are on sale and when, follow MondoNews on Twitter!

Here’s the most recent print “Luke’s Destiny” by artist Frank Stockton. It’s a hand-numbered, 24″ x 36″ screen print. Edition of 360. Printed by D&L Screen Printing.

Read more about the Mondo Star Wars prints here:

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Fan-Made Jabba Needlepoint Sampler

Bonnie Burton | October 25, 2010

What started out as a needlepoint sampler for the Serenity Prayer has turned into a very impressive tongue and cheek tribute to Star Wars.

We’ve captured the beauty and power of this prayer as never before – with, um, Slave Leia and Jabba the Hutt. Leia’s chain is actually a metallic embroidery thread, crocheted and woven into the design; and Jabba is complete with little tiny knotted warts.

Check it out here:
Slave to Serenity

Mondo “Palace” Star Wars Print

StarWars.com Team | October 21, 2010


“Palace” by Tom Whalen

Collectors and fans who’d like to add something a little different to their Star Wars art collection should check out this new series of art prints from Mondo.

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek and Universal Monsters.

These prints are VERY limited in run and are snatched up by collectors quickly, selling out in mere minutes. So if you want to know which prints are on sale and when, follow MondoNews on Twitter!

Here’s the most recent print “Palace” by artist Tom Whalen. It’s a 17.5″x 26″ screen print, hand numbered, and a edition of 260. Printed by D&L Screen Printing.

Available 10/22/2010 at a random time here on the Mondotees.com site..

Read more about the Mondo Star Wars prints here:

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Han Solo’s Other Ride?

Bonnie Burton | October 21, 2010

Who says vans get to have all the cool Star Wars airbrush art? Here’s a truck that shows off pride for the Falcon AND the American flag!

Thanks for the tip, Justin LaSalata.

Jabba and Leia Bots?

Bonnie Burton | October 19, 2010

Jenny and Tony Bot transform polymer clay, glass beads and wire to make crafty tributes to cinematic icons including Star Wars characters Princess Leia and Jabba the Hutt.

In our final semester in college, Jennifer and I had the opportunity to create an entire class around our robots. The class known as “A Robot’s Life for Me”, was part of our Cinema Studies minor and cumulated in a book that portrayed some of cinemas finest moments in a more metallic form. Needless to say, the class was a blast and allowed us to explore our robots in a way that we never thought possible. Overall, it was hard work resulting in 60 plus robots, lots of mini props, many many photographs, and lots of patience.

We knew that it would have been ludicrous for us to bypass recreating a Star Wars film for a book based on American cinema. And while we didn’t initially know what scene we wanted to replicate what we did know is we wanted it to be as big of a challenge and as absurd as possible. Therefore, what better scene to tackle then the one you see above. In the end, we were very pleased by the results and it still makes us laugh every time we look at the photo. I mean it isn’t everyday that you get to make a robot into a virtual massive blob and then create a bot that is undeniably one of the nerdiest sex symbols known to man.

Check out all the photos here:
Robots

DIY Crocheted Yoda Hat

Bonnie Burton | October 19, 2010

Here’s a great fan-made craft of a Yoda hat for those of you who know how to crochet!

My four-year-old son decided that he wanted to be Yoda for Halloween. I took about two days to whip up this hat for him. He really wanted the eyes on there. I was just going to do the ears and hair, but he begged me for the eyes! It was fairly easy to do and I think it turned out well. Though I now want to keep going and make it a full Yoda face…though the poor kid couldn’t see then. Maybe after Halloween, I’ll add the rest of the face!

Check out how you can make your own version of this hat here:
Yoda Crochet Hat (via Craftster.org)

Making Darth Fairy!

Bonnie Burton | October 11, 2010

Inspired by the pretty in Pink Princess Vader costume, this fan took it a step further to create a purple Darth Vader costume for her youngling!

With last year’s fairy costume in hand I set out to make her dreams come true. We had an old Darth Vader mask that I primed and spray painted lavender. Princess Fierce brought me a broken toy crown that I took apart, painted green, added purple glitter sparkles and mounted to the mask.

I redesigned the straps to the mask to be purple and green ribbon from the sides and one piece with loops across the top. Allowing me to tie a bow through the loop and basically make a net that sat on her head. She was ecstatic. The mask wasn’t too tight but yet did not slip. She wore it comfortably for most of 8 hours.

With mask done I moved on to what every good fairy needs…a wand. I found some adorable lavender flowers for half price at Hobby Lobby. Score! I spray painted a styrofoam ball, with thumb pressed dimple. I added on Death Star detail with a green sharpie then glued it into the flower’s center. Add some green and lavender ribbon to the flower stem and we have the Death Star Flower Wand.

The final touch was Vader’s control panel. Using a picture of Vader for a guide I cut out pieces of purple and green felt and glued them down to a purple panel. Stitched the panel on to the fairy costume and Darth Fairy was born.

Read more about this awesome here:
Making Darth Fairy

Mondo “Bounty Hunters – Wave 2″ Print

| October 6, 2010


“Bounty Hunters – Wave 2″ by Ken Taylor

Collectors and fans who’d like to add something a little different to their Star Wars art collection should check out this new series of art prints from Mondo.

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek and Universal Monsters.

These prints are VERY limited in run and are snatched up by collectors quickly, selling out in mere minutes. So if you want to know which prints are on sale and when, follow MondoNews on Twitter!

As the sequel to artist Ken Taylor‘s previous Mondo “Bounty Hunters – Wave 1″ Print, here’s his most recent print Bounty Hunters – Wave 2.

It’s a 12″x 36″ hand-numbered screen print. Edition of 425. Printed by D&L Screen Printing. Note: This set includes three separate posters of 4-Lom, Boba Fett and Dengar that measure 12″x36″ each. When buying this set, you will receive all three posters.

Read more about the Mondo Star Wars prints here:

Get more info about these prints from MondoTees.com.
Follow MondoNews on Twitter for updates!