Style changes everything

April 8, 2010

I found this through a post on Topless Robot, a comic related website, and I was impressed by the design involved. Malcolm Sutherland has animated various sequences from Star Wars (for a project called Star Wars Uncut– where anyone can submit a remake of random scenes), but he has redesigned all the elements for his version. His personal style is very whimsical, and comes across as a blend of Moebius a.k.a. Jean Giraud…

Moebius- a.k.a. Jean Giraud

and the psychedelic designs from the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine by¬†Heinz Edelmann.

Blue Meanies are coming!

Malcolm Sutherland has animated several shots from the film, but the one below I found most interesting. His redesigned Luke has the impression of a japanese farmer or a scarecrow, which I found amusing.

I tried to embed the video but can’t seem to get it to work, so here’s the link and a quick shot from the animation.

“All wings report in”

Red 5 standing by