May the Fourth Be With You #StarWarsDay 2019





It's May the Fourth aka Star Wars Day - the most important internet holiday in the GALAXY!

To help us celebrate the day we rallied our artists to share some of their Star Wars inspired art with us.

Behold our May the Fourth Be With You art show!

First up, we've got a series of great sketches featuring both heroes and villains of the Star Wars universe from our Toronto-based Storyboard Revisionist, Eduardo Espinoza.

/images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_darth_maul-008.jpg Darth Maul by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_StormTrooper-003.jpg Stormtrooper by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Leia-005.jpg Leia Organa by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Chewbacca-009.jpg Chewbacca by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Kylo-006.jpg Kylo Ren by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Boba_Fett-010.jpg Boba Fett by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Emperor-007.jpg Emperor by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Obi_Wan_Kenobi-004.jpg Obi Wan Kenobi by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist-011.jpg Gammorean Guard by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-EduardoEspinoza_StoryboardRevisionist_Tusken_Raider-002.jpg Tusken Raider by Storyboard Revisionist Eduardo Espinoza

Next, we've got a Return of the Jedi poster and some fun post-it artwork from Toronto-based Development Coordinator, Jessica Tsou.

/images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-JessicaTsou_DevelopmentCoord_ReturnOfTheJedi-018.jpg Return of the Jedi by Development Coordinator Jessica Tsou /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-JessicaTsou_DevelopmentCoord_ChopperSketches-019.jpg Chopper sketches by Development Coordinator Jessica Tsou

We're ready for battle in this X-Wing Starfighter by Dublin-based 2D Designer, Derek Horan!

By 2D Designer Derek Horan
By 2D Designer Derek Horan

Here's an epic ensemble poster from Toronto-based Layout Artist, Samuel Amanfi! Rey is READY!

By Samuel Amanfi
By Samuel Amanfi

Our Manchester-based 2D Artist, Sara Guardiola, created a May the Fourth inspired GIF!

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R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8 shine in this sketch from Manchester-based Background Artist, James Chapman:

By Background Artist James Chapman
By Background Artist James Chapman

It's portrait time for our valiant Luke Skywalker! Digital painting by Toronto-based Compositor, Sami Ling.

Luke Skywalker by Compositor Sami Ling.
Luke Skywalker by Compositor Sami Ling.

You can see a process timelapse from Sami's Instagram here:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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We get a little retro with this pixellated Millenium Falcon piece from Dublin-based Art Director, Stephen O'Connor.

By Art Director Stephen O'Connor
By Art Director Stephen O'Connor

Toronto-based Senior Animator, Justin Salgado, takes us through the light and dark side of the force:

/images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-Justin_Salgado_Animation_Balance-017.jpg Balance by Justin Salgado /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-Justin_Salgado_Animation_Darkness-016.jpg Dark by Justin Salgado /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-Justin_Salgado_Animation_Light-015.jpg Light by Justin Salgado

Toronto-based Story Editor, Jorge Aguirre, shares a little Star Wars Episode IV Easter egg reference from his graphic novel 'Dragons Beware'!

'Dragons Beware' excerpt by Story Editor Jorge Aguirre
'Dragons Beware' excerpt by Story Editor Jorge Aguirre

Our Manchester-based Storyboard Supervisor, Paul Gunson, created these two models - Han Solo in carbonite, made from foam board, Super Sculpey clay and LED lighting and Yoda who's head and limbs were made from Sculpey and his body and clothing from raw silk. The stick came from the local woods!

/images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-Paul-Gunson-Carbonite-023.jpg Han Solo - Carbonite model (~16 inches high) by Storyboard Supervisor Paul Gunson /images/labs/StarWarsDay-May-the-fourth-Paul-Gunson-Yoda-024.jpg Yoda model (~20 inches high) by Storyboard Supervisor Paul Gunson

This one's not a drawing but it's pretty darn cool - Sarah McQuire, our Director of Operations UK, sent us this photo of her son Jack, at the Star Wars Launch Bay at Walt Disney World, ready to take on the dark side!

“It always makes me think he’s going to go into battle with Kylo Ren!”

- Sarah McQuire

We added a cheeky little lightsabre in!

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And where would we be without the legendary George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars universe? Digital painting by Dublin-based Lead Texture Artist, Supriya Pendurkar.

George Lucas by Lead Texture Artist Supriya Pendurkar
George Lucas by Lead Texture Artist Supriya Pendurkar

May the Fourth Be With You!


Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Digital Marketing Manager and drinks more than five coffees a day...

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