Step throughout the Lucasfilm art departments for the creation of fantastical worlds, unforgettable characters, and not possible creatures. The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens will take you there, from the earliest gathering of artists and production designers at Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco to the fever pitch of production at Pinewood Studios to the belief of post-production at Industrial Light & Magic—all with unprecedented get right of entry to. Exclusive interviews with all the creative team impart fascinating insights in bringing director J. J. Abrams’s vision to life; unused “blue sky” concept art offers glimpses into roads not traveled.
Bursting with hundreds of stunning artistic endeavors, including production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, blueprints, and matte paintings, this visual feast will delight Star Wars fans and cineastes for decades to come back. The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the definitive expression of how the contemporary chapter within the Star Wars saga was once dreamed into being.
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The Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Mark Cotta Vaz. Forewords by J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy.