The Art of Dave Seeley | Star Wars: Rogue Leader Progression

Here's the final image that this progression leads up to.A packaging image for WotC Minifigures was my inspiration at the kick-off.I had done a shoot at the Museum Of Science Star Wars show in BostonI did a shoot of myself in orange flight suit with toy light saber. Embarrassing!Here's a quick paste-up of what I had in mind - LOTS of room for improvement.Developing the picLooking at lots of Luke archive pics to help develop the likeness to Mark HamillI realized I had to shoot new ref for the x-wings, so painted a model.and re-shot themHere's the digital final, which became the underpainting print.Here's the print, mounted to masonite, being painted on my easel.Final painting photographed for printDetail without and with the oil paint.RogueLeaderPrintfor Celebration IVThe image was chosen for the cover of this novel.I convinced Del Rey / Lucasfilm to do a wrap image with the Villain.  See the Press Section for that