Fettpedia
Fettpedia

Fettpedia

Difference between revisions of "Ralph McQuarrie"

From Fettpedia

Jump to: navigation, search
m (White Armor, Brown Poncho)
m
 
(2 intermediate revisions by one user not shown)
Line 2: Line 2:
  
 
'''Artist - Boba Fett's Conceptual Artist'''
 
'''Artist - Boba Fett's Conceptual Artist'''
 +
 +
Born:  June 13, 1929
 +
Died: March 3, 2012
  
 
Conceptual artist for the Star Wars trilogy. His paintings communicated [[George Lucas]]' vision of Boba Fett and the other bounty hunters to the rest of the film's art department. Ralph worked with [[Joe Johnston]] on the design for Boba Fett's armor.
 
Conceptual artist for the Star Wars trilogy. His paintings communicated [[George Lucas]]' vision of Boba Fett and the other bounty hunters to the rest of the film's art department. Ralph worked with [[Joe Johnston]] on the design for Boba Fett's armor.
 +
 +
==== Origin of Boba Fett ====
 +
 +
"I was sitting in a meeting with George, doodling on a piece of paper while taking notes. He was talking about Hoth, and I was thinking about a costume for that. When George saw this sketch, he said, 'that would make a good bounty hunter. Develop it and make it a guy with all kinds of gadgets on his suit -- rockets and so forth -- to defend himself with.'"
 +
-- The Art of Ralph McQuarrie (April 2007)
  
 
==== White Armor, Brown Poncho ====
 
==== White Armor, Brown Poncho ====
Line 10: Line 18:
  
 
<coppermine>id 1708</coppermine>
 
<coppermine>id 1708</coppermine>
 +
 +
==== Links ====
 +
 +
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yF5HFFcv8E 1978 Costume Screen Test]

Latest revision as of 12:58, 14 June 2014

Artist - Boba Fett's Conceptual Artist

Born: June 13, 1929 Died: March 3, 2012

Conceptual artist for the Star Wars trilogy. His paintings communicated George Lucas' vision of Boba Fett and the other bounty hunters to the rest of the film's art department. Ralph worked with Joe Johnston on the design for Boba Fett's armor.

Origin of Boba Fett

"I was sitting in a meeting with George, doodling on a piece of paper while taking notes. He was talking about Hoth, and I was thinking about a costume for that. When George saw this sketch, he said, 'that would make a good bounty hunter. Develop it and make it a guy with all kinds of gadgets on his suit -- rockets and so forth -- to defend himself with.'" -- The Art of Ralph McQuarrie (April 2007)

White Armor, Brown Poncho

Several of McQuarrie's paintings also feature Boba Fett in both a white armor and also in a Western-style brown poncho. This look was not used either for the film production.

Links

Contributors to this Fettpedia record • BFFC Admin

  • This page was last modified on 14 June 2014, at 12:58.
  • This page has been accessed 3,555 times.

About Fettpedia
Fettpedia is your knowledge base for everything Boba Fett. Login with your BFFC account to add/edit a record. No account yet? Sign up for free.