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Old Timey Star Wars

Thursday 09.15.2011 , Posted by

Very proper, these Star Wars prints are.” Old Timey Star Wars, a personal project by New York based designer Nick Agin, puts our favorite characters from a galaxy far away into somewhat updated attire. Backgrounds of a more modern and mathematical appearance mesh well with the figures, and lend a further element of some alternate reality. See more of Agin’s personal and professional work, along with a selection of prints for sale at cargocollective.com. [Read more…]

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Intergalactic Collision: Star Wars & Day of the Dead

Thursday 03.24.2011 , Posted by

A long time ago in a country a lot like Mexico… computer artist John Karpinsky created a perfect mix of traditional culture and the galactic phenominon that is Star Wars. His gorgeous illustrations are so spot on it seems like this is how George Lucas originally intended them. His inspiration:

“Star Wars was a large part of my childhood, which sadly passed long ago. This is my tribute to characters of my youth, an invitation to the celebration of that cultural phenomenon that shaped my life so long ago.”

For more of Karpinsky’s work, see his flickr or purchase prints at Etsy. If you liked these images, you’ll really dig our posts “Star Wars Depicted with Traditional Mexican Art,” “The Softer Side of Star Wars” and “Star Wars: Not So Long Ago After All.”

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