Nearly two decades have passed since I built my last model. Influenced by a galaxy far, far away I decided to revisit an old hobby.
Long before Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away, acclaimed filmmaker, author, screenwriter, and animator Hayao Miyazaki’s passion for storytelling began with a young boy falling in love with a beautiful goddess. This is just the starting point.
Combining realism with fantasy, Syd Mead is one of today’s most prolific and influential conceptual artists elaborately preparing the world for the future. His work stands out among the myriad of concept artists today. He has the innate ability to capture a photographic essence in formal media producing a duplicate reality in graphic form.
From Star Wars to Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, the artist known as Moebius helped shape the imagery of the modern sci-fi/fantasy genre. A closer look at the elements of his art reveal influences that can be seen on the pages of today’s comic books and graphic novels, as well as the movie screen.
Retrozap Artist, Kendall Schroeder shares a story written over 40 years ago as he remembers a Christmas inspired by Star Wars.
Kendall Schroeder returns to share his work as he takes part in the annual Inktober Challenge with a Star Wars flair.
James Volpe gives his impressions of Solo: A Star Wars Story and what he would like to see in Solo sequels.
James Volpe has more movie and music cover mashups from Solo: A Star Wars Story in this edition of the RetroZap Artist Series.
Chewie with goggles! What more could anyone want? Retrozap artist Kendall Schroeder takes you through his process as he creates this iconic Star Wars character in this addition of the Retrozap Artist Series.
Kendall Schroeder counts down to Solo: A Star Wars Story by creating one drawing a day leading up to the premiere in this installment of the RetroZap Artist Series.
James Volpe continues the theme of the space cowboy, Han Solo, and what might be seen in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story in this edition of the Retrozap Artist Series.
With the series ending of Star Wars Rebels, Kendall Schroeder takes a closer look at Ahsoka Tano’s transformation in this installment of the RetroZap Artist Series.
Kendall Schroeder is back with look at a Han Solo western feel in this edition of the Retrozap Artist Series.