A is for Ackbar: An alphabet from a galaxy far, far away by Brandon and Emma Peat.
When my wife Emma and I found out we were pregnant with our first child, Tycho, we began thinking of fun ways to decorate a baby boy’s room. Since we live in an apartment and aren’t allowed to paint the walls, that meant posters or prints of some kind. And, being artists, we naturally wanted to create those prints ourselves. In the end, we decided to illustrate an alphabet of characters from one of our favorite franchises – Star Wars.
Selecting each letter was a lengthy process. The characters who made the cut are primarily from the Original Trilogy (no Prequel characters here!), with a few from the Expanded Universe of books, comics, and video games. We also tried to keep the illustrations as non-violent as possible (in the words of Wuher, “No blasters!”) for maximum kid-friendliness.
I sketched the basis for each character in pencil, which Emma then rendered and colored in Illustrator – it was very much a collaborative process. The project was her idea, even…man I love having a nerdy wife.
See them all at BrandonPeat.com.
18 Notes/ Hide
- jedioriana reblogged this from clubjade
- nerdystarwarsgal likes this
- colra90 likes this
- echnolon reblogged this from feminist-phoenix
- lvlingkelpie reblogged this from feminist-phoenix
- cactuswren likes this
- thegeekmaster likes this
- sora-power likes this
- tellychan likes this
- tellychan reblogged this from feminist-phoenix
- breyanabobby reblogged this from feminist-phoenix
- feminist-phoenix reblogged this from clubjade and added:
- feminist-phoenix likes this
- anythingtomakeyoustay reblogged this from clubjade and added:
- anythingtomakeyoustay likes this
- easilyenraged likes this
- ericgeller likes this
- leheichou reblogged this from clubjade
- chelbell23 likes this
- bactaqueen likes this
- clubjade posted this