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Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by andylloyd, May 13, 2009.

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  1. andylloyd Jedi Padawan

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    May 13, 2009
    I wanted to share this with fellow Star Wars fans. In March 2009 I painted a large and detailed Star Wars mural onto a bedroom wall in Cheltenham, England. This dramatic mural includes a massive Darth Vader mask, Anakin Skywalker fighting Obi Wan Kenobi, and several space battles.

    You can see the YouTube video here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGy8D8q9STw

    I've also posted a webpage showing how the mural was created over the course of several days, along with a set of photos:

    http://www.cheltenham-art.com/andymurals4.htm

    Hope you enjoy looking at the mural!
  2. Jag4Me Jedi Grand Master

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    Jan 29, 2008
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    Wow! That's an amazing mural! How long did it take to complete?
  3. NYCitygurl NSWFF Manager

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  4. TheMacUnleashed Jedi Grand Master

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  5. andylloyd Jedi Padawan

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    I work very intensively when I'm painting. The mural took 25 hours, which is quick considering the amount of detail involved. I really enjoyed painting the fighters from episode 3, and the planet. The Darth Vader mask was also a lot of fun to paint. The figures in the middle were difficult, particularly their faces, because I did the initial drawing freehand, and they're each about 5 feet tall on the wall. I think I got Obi Wan pretty good, but Anakin wasn't quite right. But there we go.

    The real struggle was amalgamating the different scenes into a pleasing whole. I think it's a very dramatic mural, and the kid whose wall it's on loves it! He's 4 years old, so he has a lot of childhood in front of him to enjoy it in. Although I don't think any Star Wars fan reall grows out of it!
  6. Qui-Gon_Reborn Manager Emeritus

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  7. NYCitygurl NSWFF Manager

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    What inspired you to do it for the kid?
  8. JediXManSerenaKenobi Jedi Master

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    That's incredible!!! Wow!! The detail is astounding!

    - Serena
  9. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

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    :eek:

    Wow, jolly good idea, mate! And how good of you to show us how you did your master piece en detail. I hope you get many people to hire you.

    [:D]
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