Thursday, 11 January 2018
EPISODE VIII: FIGHTER INFERNO!
He may have gotten Leia Organa's permission to 'blow something up', but Poe Dameron's rush to the fighter bay of the Raddus sees him too late to save the rest of his squadron, and the remains of the fleet's entire fighter protection, from a fiery oblivion. An explosive early-on scene from The Last Jedi, as first rendered in concept from by visual effects talent Kevin Jenkins.
Action and adventure form a vital part of any STAR WARS film, of which The Last Jedi stylishly continues that tradition. Find out more about the genesis of the above sequence, and many other exciting moments set in space and on various worlds, in gorgeous and evocative conceptual art from a cadre of talented visualists, inside the lavish, all-new The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, compiled with enthusiasm by Phil Szostak, our now from ABRAMS.
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Online US preview of the book featuring striking conceptual art examples: