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Brian Miller & Joe Corroney return to Star Wars Celebration

Brian Miller & Joe Corroney return to Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars Celebrations is back, live and in person for the first time since 2019. This year thousands of fans will travel to California for Star Wars Celebration May 26-29, 2022 at the Anaheim Convention Center just steps away from Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland. Hundreds of artists were considered for the Star Wars Celebration Art Show, in the end Lucasfilm and the panel of judges narrowed down their selection to a few dozen artists chosen to create exclusive new illustrations for the event. One of the featured artist, Brian Miller, is already known for his illustrations for Smithsonian, Star Wars, Hot...

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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” — Victor Hugo​​​​​​​ Smithsonian Orbital Annex. One in a series of eight illustrations for Smithsonian FUTURES by Oktopolis: The art of Brian Miller     What might a Smithsonian exhibit look like in 2071? That was the question posed in eight workshop sessions with Smithsonian researchers. In collaboration with Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination, Smithsonian researchers paired with futurists and sci-fi creators to envision our world 50 years in the future. As part of these workshops I was tasked with distilling these future visions into eight illustrations. Each image was to...

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Preparing to Launch: Smithsonian FUTURES

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Preparing to Launch: Smithsonian FUTURES

  Thank you again for your support and patronage during these trying times -- I've spent over 8 months of my life working on a secret project. I could not have done this without your support. Today is the big day, the day I can finally tell you about it!  Smithsonian FUTURES You will be able to see new artwork from me featured at the Smithsonian in a brand new exhibit imagining life 50 years from today. Working virtually with the Smithsonian experts was very inspiring. So many great ideas for the future were proposed. Enough to fill a book or two. In...

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Create a frameless art display with Lightsabers!

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Create a frameless art display with Lightsabers!

No more blank walls. No need to buy expensive frames for every art-print in your collection. So many people I meet at Comic-Con and Star Wars Celebration tell me they are looking for a way to display their art collection without needing to have every piece in the collection professionally framed. I finally found a great solution. Plus I found a great way to display your Lightsabers to add a pop of color to your at collection! Links below for the products I used in the video. Magnetic Wooden Frameless Poster Hanger Size: Various sizes available from 8”-36” wide Color:...

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How I created The Legend of Lando for Star Wars Celebration 2020

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How I created The Legend of Lando for Star Wars Celebration 2020

Lando’s 1980 introduction is a brilliant bit of acting from Billy Dee. What starts as a tense face-off between two capable scoundrels quickly turns to a lot of laughter and hugging. Despite an awkward bit of business involving Darth Vader, Lando and Han have one of the best friendships in the galaxy far, far away. "How you doin’, ya old pirate? So good to see ya!" — Lando Calrissian Legend of Lando illustration for Star Wars Celebration 2020 by Oktopolis: The Art of Brian MillerWhen I was invited to create and illustration for Star Wars Celebration 2020 I immediately knew...

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