Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the "Star Wars" Model Shop

Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the "Star Wars" Model Shop


By (author) Lorne Peterson

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  • Publisher: Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP
  • Format: Hardback | 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 240mm x 332mm x 28mm | 1,860g
  • Publication date: 14 November 2006
  • Publication City/Country: San Rafael
  • ISBN 10: 1933784032
  • ISBN 13: 9781933784038
  • Illustrations note: Colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 120,653

Product description

From the producers of the acclaimed "Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars" comes an inside look at the secrets behind the saga's artful models and sculptures. Lorne Peterson, model and sculpture designer for the entire "Star Wars" saga, takes us on a journey through the intricate process of crafting and sculpting the models from sketch to screen and the artistry behind the dazzling results. "Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Model Shop" features more than 300 full-color photographs and illustrations from the Lucasfilm archives, models from all six films, interviews, images and text with concept sculptors, an overview of the ILM model shop from 1976 through today and numerous gatefolds of the most loved models. ILM virtually redefined visual effects and blazed a trail into the digital realm, follow behind the camera and into the rarely seen workshops and an amazing look at the creation of movie magic. "Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Modelshop" takes readers behind-the-scenes for the first in-depth look at these amazing models and the process behind their creation, punctuated by Lorne Peterson's exuberance and dedication to craft. This unique visual treat is a must-have for any "Star Wars" fan.

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