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Starwars of the Victorian Era


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Starwars of the Victorian Era. Who doesn’t like Starwars? Well, to satisfy most of us, here are some amazing digital paintings of four infamous characters. They have been spruced up in Victorian attire by talented illustrator and animator, Greg Peltz. I recently went to see the new Star Wars film with my son at the IMAX near where I live, and I must say, it was great to see C3-P0 and R2D2 on a huge screen again! (Illustration above: Victorian Starwars Jabba the Hut).

Above: Victorian Starwars C3P-O

Starwars Boba-Fett

Above: Victorian Starwars Boba-Fett

Starwars Chewbacca

Above: Starwars Chewbacca

Further Details

For more information, as well as more of these Starwars illustrations, please head-over to the Greg Peltz blog. All images © copyright Greg Peltz / via antilogic.

If you like these illustrations, you may also like to see Cycles and Seasons Calendar.

See Also: 50+ Ultimate StarWars Inspiration

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Is this the most ultimate StarWars inspiration post ever? It just maybe! From craftily sculptured Darth heads and stunning illustrative examples—to humorous StarWars comics and satire—this inspiration article should give you much viewing pleasure. May DesignSoak be with you…

Storm Trooper Illustration

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Captain America Trooper

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The Amazing Human Yoda

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Star Wars Bathroom Tile Mosaic

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In a bathroom far far away, this unique Star Wars bathroom tile mosaic adorns the wall. Designed by Jagoda Architecture, this themed shower wall shows C3-PO, R2-D2 and Chewbacca seemingly stood on coloured platforms.

C3-PO Bathroom tiles

Credits: Found via Peety Goring from Technabob. Design by Jagoda Architecture. See the rest here.


5 Fantastic Artworks by Federico Uribe

Here are 5 stunning pieces of artwork by Federico Uribe. As can be seen, the artworks are made from everyday objects, such as jigsaw pieces, pencils and coins. I can remember back in the days of art class, where there wasn’t a computer in sight. All we had to work with were pencils, coloured pastels, vaious paints, and of course – pencils! The ends of these were either thrown away or simply put back into the art trays. No-one ever used used them, so it’s good to see an artist like Uribe find such a fantastic use for the old pencil-ends and suchlike…

Federico Uribe

Gallery // Fantastic Artworks by Federico Uribe

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♥ SEE ALSO: Sketch Art by Irina Vinnik.

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Credits: All images © copyright Federico Uribe .For more works by Federico, please visit his site: Federicouribe.com

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Pencil Art

These funky pencil art photos were produced by Bisy Backson, a creative from Amsterdam. I love original work such as this, and its good to escape the amount of digital and Photoshop work out there [SEE THE REST OF THE SET HERE].

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5 Fantastic Artworks by Federico Uribe – Made from Everyday Objects!

Learn More about the Coloured Pencil on Wikipedia:

A colored pencil, coloured pencil r pencil crayon is an art medium constructed of a narrow, pigmented core encased in a wooden cylindrical case. Unlike graphite and charcoal pencils, colored pencils’ cores are wax- or oil-based and contain varying proportions of pigments, additives, and binding agents. Water-soluble (watercolor) pencils and pastel pencils are also manufactured as well as colored leads for mechanical pencils [more].

See Also: Amfursands: Fur-Decorated Ampersands by David McLeod.

Victorian Graphic Design Posters

I found these Victorian graphic design posters and leaflet collection via Attitude Design. I think it’s great to look back upon design ‘before Photoshop‘ and see how different and varied advertising was back then. I rally like the one shown below, with the man posing in the ever-so-classic ‘fight pose’. Did boxers really stand like this? Check out the poster of a woman holding a camera up in the air, too. Classic.

As it happens, I recently visited the National Media Museum in Bradford, here in England, where they have an entire collection of vintage cameras and their corresponding Victorian graphic design posters and other interesting artifacts.

Gallery // Victorian Graphic Design Leaflets and Posters

Victorian Graphic Designs

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The image shown above was found via Attitude Design. Copyright © of the individual designs shown are copyright © their respective holders.

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If you like vintage design, check out 10 Vintage VW Campervan Images.

Ink Bubble Drawing by Roland Flexner

Take a look at these ink bubble drawings by Roland Flexner, who was born in Nice, France. He now lives in New York City and exhibits his work, which includes these sensational drawings:

Gallery // Ink Bubble Drawings

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If you like drawing inspiration, why not quickly check out Pencil Sculptures by Jennifer Maestre.

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All images © copyright Roland Flexner. Visit Rolandflexner.com for more examples.

My Personnel Experience with Drawing Ink Pens

On another note, when I was at University (Coventry, UK), myself and the rest of the students were all asked to buy a set of ink pens for a project. It was then that I saw how remarkable these pends can be. I think the smallest nib was a 0.1, and then the ‘Rotering Set’ went all the way up to 0.9 or 1.0 I think. I still use them to this day, years later, although I don’t buy the ones with inc cartridges any longer. I use the ‘DP’ ones instead. You can check out one of my Moleskine Sketches sing these ink pens over on Pure Christian Graphic Design entitled “Cross Walkies Photo Illustration“.

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