CVI CVI "As You Wish" Charity Art Helmet Project

Discussion in 'FanForce: Star Wars Celebration VI, VII, Europe II' started by JediJustin, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. JediJustin Jedi Master

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    http://www.starwarscelebration.com/LP/Whats-Happening/As-You-Wish/

    The art of trooping will once again reach new heights as an all-volunteer team of fans and artists present the ?As You Wish? charity art helmet project at Star Wars Celebration VI, August 23-16 in Orlando, Florida.

    Many will remember that at Celebration V in 2010, over 50 one-of-a-kind, customized stormtrooper helmets were auctioned off to raise over $65,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Building on the tremendous success of that event, the Dented Helmet costuming group and the 501st Legion, with support from eFx are presenting Boba Fett and clone trooper helmets to talented artists and studios to be re-imagined.

    The helmets, once completed, will be on display at Celebration VI, then auctioned off by Make-A-Wish online after the show, with all proceeds going to support their programs that help critically ill kids and their families. Art Andrews from The Dented Helmet, and Chris Romines from the 501st are heading up the effort.

    ?Some of the artists involved in this project include Joe Johnston (the original designer/painter for Boba Fett and the director of Captain America); Weta Workshop (New Zealand FX Studio: Lord of the Rings and District 9); and Jim Lee (DC Comic Artist),? says Andrews.

    Fans and art collectors can follow the project over the next year, including artist interviews and progress reports, at
    http://www.facebook.com/asyouwishproj
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  3. D-Ludicrous Jedi Grand Master

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    Here is something I never understood. People who are so apathetic about something actually bother to take the time and energy to post a reply to let people know how apathetic they are to the current topic. I wish more of these people who take their mothers advice and if they don't have anything worthwhile to say... ST*U.

    That said, I for one think this is a wonderful project. I enjoyed the last two, Vader and Stormtrooper projects. I thought the design and artistry of these helmets were very creative and I can't wait to see what these new ones are going to look like. Are there going to be new artists for this project or are there going to be both old and new.
  4. ChewieTitan Force Ghost

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    Very cool. So glad they are doing this again. I got one of the TK helmets last year. That was probably my 2nd biggest highlight of CV.
  5. EnviousSerious-Rue Jedi Grand Master

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    I missed out on the helmets last year at CV but I won't miss it again at CVI.
  6. Miana Kenobi Costuming & Props Mod - Retired Admin

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    I thought this was a Princess Bride project based on the title.
  7. echo-3 Former RSA

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    Sure its a great idea/project,
    Im just done with it as I have seen it at the last couple of Celebrations. So TO ME its old news . You can only so many helments with crazy designs so many times.
  8. Miana Kenobi Costuming & Props Mod - Retired Admin

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    It's always fun seeing what people come up with, though. As I'm friends with Mr. Romines and spent some time helping out with the TK project, I was more amused by the number of celebrities that were bummed they weren't asked to do it. [face_laugh]
  9. D-Ludicrous Jedi Grand Master

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    If you are so bored with it then why did you even bother to reply? You could just have easily have said "muh" to yourself and then "move along, move along".
  10. echo-3 Former RSA

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    So Im not entitled to say what I feel? I simply stated what I think about it.
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  12. JediJustin Jedi Master

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    Just a Mod reminder to add this under "Con Events" in the CVI Forum Index thread.
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  14. JediJustin Jedi Master

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    Pretty please? ;)
  15. The_Clone_Emperor Jedi Knight

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    Good afternoon,

    The 501st's contribution to the "As You Wish" SW CVI Helmet Charity Helmet Project will be based on the Phase I Clone Trooper helmet, donated by eFx Collectibles.

    Using a Clone Trooper helmet and Vader's face plate as a base, my piece will be a recreation of HR Giger's Alien as constructed from parts of the Star Wars Universe.
    [image=http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7189/6979892965_df51888b7a_z.jpg] [image=http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7022/6771172515_c34e688090_z.jpg] [image=http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7041/6865379329_182b311f7b_z.jpg]
    I am currently wrapping up construction on the maquette that is serving as my a guide as I produce the final full-sized piece.

    Be sure to visit our project page;
    "As You Wish Project" on Facebook

    To keep up with progress on my contribution visit;
    HRG Trooper Progress Gallery

    Be well,
    Thomas