The Art of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (with Special Edition)
January 1997
176ppg

Publisher: Del Rey
Author: Vic Bulluck and Valerie Hoffman; Edited by Deborah Call
Cover Artist: Ralph McQuarrie

Cover Price: $19.95
Media: Softcover
ISBN: 0-345-41088-2 -

SYNOPSIS
The Art of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is a magnificent, full-color celebration of the amazing artistic and technical accomplishments in the second chapter of the most spectacular space epic of all time. Lavishly illustrated with production sketches, production paintings, costume designs, construction drawings, matte paintings, storyboards, and stills, and complete biographies of the outstanding artists and technicians who created the film, The Art of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is an indispensable volume for fans and special-effects buffs alike. This volume includes: •The complex stop-motion animation technique used for the tauntaun, the beast Luke rode on the frozen planet Hoth •The design and animation techniques used in the creation of the immense Imperial walkers •The fascinating development of the swamp planet Dagobah •The evolution of the character of Yoda •Enthralling matte paintings that bring Cloud City to life


Original Printing
The Art of The Empire Strikes Back (hardcover)
October, 1980; ISBN: 0-345-29335-5 - 1st

Other Printings
The Art of The Empire Strikes Back (softcover)
October, 1980; ISBN: 0-345-35208-4 - 1st
The Art of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (softcover)
October, 1994; ISBN: 0-345-39203-5 - 1st

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