The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 25, 2019 - Comment

Step inside the Lucasfilm art departments for the creation of fantastical worlds, unforgettable characters, and unimaginable 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

Step inside the Lucasfilm art departments for the creation of fantastical worlds, unforgettable characters, and unimaginable 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 conclusion of post-production at Industrial Light & Magic—all with unprecedented access. Exclusive interviews with the entire 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 works of art, including production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, blueprints, and matte paintings, this visual feast will delight Star Wars fans and cineastes for decades to come. The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the definitive expression of how the latest chapter in the Star Wars saga was dreamed into being.

ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ABRAMS IN SPRING 2016:
The Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Mark Cotta Vaz. Forewords by J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy.
ISBN: 978-1-4197-2022-2

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Anonymous says:

The force is strong with this one This is an amazing art book that would please any star wars fan. Its loaded with content and the pictures look beautiful and cover lots of different things from the new movie. Throughout the book there are brief comments talking about the art teams journey designing everything as well as comments on some of the pictures. Also the book is laid out in a timeline format so that as you go through the book you get to see how the art team was progressing and when they made everything (For example on…

Anonymous says:

Great but a bit different from other Star Wars artbooks Length:: 3:11 Mins Wow. This artbook is better than I expected, but it’s also a bit different than the ones for Episodes I, II and III.The content is interestingly arranged in chronologically in order of the film production, so you can follow along as the art and concepts are developed from January 2013 to January 2015. You’ll be able to see the early concepts for Rey and Finn who in the beginning are drawn like they are for some teen movie, and then much…

Anonymous says:

A beautiful book! Just not what one would expect from an ‘Art of Star Wars’ book. I have all of the other Art of Star Wars Books and they are some of my most prized possessions. I love to look through them over and over. But this new one is quite different.First off it’s told in production order – not arranged by character, prop, costume, setting, etc. as all other previous Art of Star Wars books have been. When you want to see how a prop, or a costume evolved you have to parse it as it’s placed sporadically throughout the book.Another issue I have…

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