Kylo Ren and Darth Vader – Queue the Motion Art please :)

Fell in love with both of these images when I saw them, especially the piece by Helen Shin – it’s nothing short of amazing… it needed to be animated!

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Kylo Ren by Helen Shin

 

And two of my favourite characters in the Star Wars universe together! Darth Vader and grandson, heir apparent, all-round bad boy Kylo Ren

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Darth Vader and Kylo Ren by Eric Romero

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Reylo Motion Art – Boomdafunk Edit

Boomdafunk is a wicked artist on Tumblr that makes some of the most amazing Reylo art. She is definitely one of my favourite Star Wars artists (of which I now have an ever-growing list). Browsing through Twitter I came across one of her images and of course, I instantly got to thinking about how I could edit this awesome art into something even more special (hopefully) by enhancing it and animating it. So I added some image enhancements including colourising the original image and then animating it and lastly, rotating the image:

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When the creative bug gets hold – more Star Wars creations

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Kylo Ren 01 blending a still image with a gif in Photoshop – *all images used are not my own unless otherwise specified
I think I’m going through a very creative phase right now. I mean, I’ve always had the creative bug in some form or another. Being a writer, I guess for me anyway, there has always been a connection to art and the appreciation of art. Unfortunately for me, the straight up truth is I sucked quite badly at anything artistic at school and I’ve never had a single art lesson other than learning how to paint by numbers when I was about 4 and learning how to draw stick figures when I was about 14. So everything I do or create comes purely from a love of creating things and not from any true talent – not in the sense that I’d think of myself as an artist because I definitely don’t.

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