Thursday, 10 July 2008

Han & Chewie


I took the Han Solo I did previously, gave him a body and added his old pal Chewbacca... This is another reasonably rough digital sketch for fun.

The poses were taken from some old Episode IV publicity shots I found floating around on the web. I love Chewie's vaguely knock-kneed apathy compared to Harrison's cock-sure hero stance.

I'd really like to see the adventures of Han and Chewie (before they got involved with that Skywalker boy) as opposed to the stuff that Lucasfilm seems to be producing currently. I don't know whether I'll go and see The Clone Wars and I'm not holding my breath for the Star Wars TV series coming sometime around 2011!

The Adventures of Han Solo and Chewbacca...
Come on George, dig around in your beard for some old space-pirate tales, you know it makes sense!

5 comments:

Qualia said...

I luurve chewy, although he does look very sad but then who wouldn't being that hairy lol... Hans is great too. The colour makes a huge difference, well done, x

matt dawson said...

'One man and his dog'. Perhaps Chewie is looking non plused because Han is about to put in in kennels for the holidays...? Great piece for the blog, really has that instant recognition factor.

Phil said...

I really like this piece, it's very confidently executed, and shows the characters personalities really well. I always felt that Chewee was to Han as Hobbes is to Calvin; a slighty put upon, slightly smarter side-kick who sticks around because of the adventures that he he's too smart to get himself into, but none the less enjoys all the same when he's dragged into them by his crazy and mildly foolish hero.

phil said...

And; The Adventures of Han Solo and Chewbacca, a genius concept! Why hasn't that been done already?

D.TAYLOR said...

Stunning image sir! Do you do commissions? This would look great in my new studio. Please feel free to contact me...I'm serious!

V nice blog too!