You Cannot Escape Poster Posse’s Beautiful Obi-Wan Kenobi Artwork Collection


Try the whole poster assortment and unique commentary from the artists themselves.

It’s changing into a welcome custom. Over the previous couple of years, Lucasfilm and Disney have collaborated with the artists of Poster Posse to have a good time the releases of latest Star Wars storytelling, creating attractive posters for The Mandalorian and The Guide of Boba Fett. The partnership continued for Obi-Wan Kenobi — all episodes are actually streaming on Disney+ — with a surprising sequence of artwork. The works vary from Chelsea Lowe’s gritty Western take to Scott Hopko’s haunting Darth Vader, all evoking moods and themes from the present. Every poster debuted first on official Star Wars social channels, and StarWars.com is happy to characteristic the complete run right here, together with unique commentary from the artists.

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Chelsea Lowe

“After I was requested to create a poster for Obi-Wan Kenobi, I used to be so excited! I knew from the beginning I wished him to be the middle focus of the poster — full with a stern and decided look on his face. I used to be requested to include Tatooine not directly, so I made certain to provide the poster a heat, desert colour scheme. I additionally used some textured, painterly brushes to actually assist seize the grittiness of a desert environment.

Star Wars has been a relentless in my life ever since I can keep in mind. My late grandfather was at all times a mega fan and I fondly keep in mind watching the movies with him throughout the summers I’d spend at my grandparents’ home. The franchise is iconic, giving us the best good versus evil story of all time, and the best heroes and villains popular culture has seen. To not point out it is stuffed with so many themes which might be nonetheless related to our society.” — Chelsea Lowe

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Orlando Arocena

“The important thing to looking Jedi is endurance; endurance can also be the technique for this 50-year-old fan of Star Wars initially from the Bronx, NYC! And having the chance to create the artwork for the second episode of Obi Wan Kenobi is a long-awaited honor. Depicting the Inquisitors inside my model of vibrant electrical lights and flares, but maintaining them wanting as a foreboding galactic evil, was an thrilling reward for me. Particularly since a majority of my vector artwork is characterised by modernistic, colourful glows impressed very a lot from the various years of watching the Star Wars!” — Orlando Arocena

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Doaly

“It’s been a pleasure to create artwork for Obi-Wan Kenobi. I wished my piece to seize the bleakness of a galaxy the place the Empire is taking up, however with a bit of hope nonetheless in there.” Doaly

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Salvador Anguiano

“I grew up watching Star Wars, accumulating Star Wars toys, and drawing every little thing Star Wars, so attending to work on an official piece for Obi-Wan Kenobi was actually a childhood dream come true. Obi-Wan Kenobi has been every little thing I used to be anticipating after which some. It hits all the precise notes, igniting nostalgia whereas increasing a universe that by no means ceases to amaze.” — Salvador Anguiano

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Kaz Oomori

“It was thrilling to observe the long-awaited Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence and have the chance to create artwork for it. My paintings is impressed by the connection between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan. Having been a Star Wars fan my complete life, it was a pleasure to create artwork that includes these two iconic and legendary characters, highlighting their fierce historical past.” — Kaz Oomori

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Scott Hopko

“I used to be seven years previous after I first noticed Star Wars in 1977. I used to be lucky to observe it 3 times in in the future because of my Uncle John being the projectionist on the Auburn Schine Theater in Auburn, New York. I watched every displaying wide-eyed from the balcony of that lovely 1,500-seat, artwork deco theater, and fell in love with the characters and the story of a galaxy far, far-off. 

“Being requested as an example Darth Vader sitting on his throne in Mustafar is that seven-year-old’s dream come true. The theme of my illustration is ‘the sunshine and darkish aspect,’ with the throne pointing to Vader’s final redemption and ascension to the sunshine aspect, whereas his ft are firmly planted on Mustafar. The triangle design represents energy within the route during which it factors.

“For me, the Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence continues the good storytelling that George Lucas began again in 1977.” — Scott Hopko

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Luke Butland

“From the primary second seeing A New Hope after I was extremely younger, I’ve at all times been an enormous Star Wars fan. The Falcon, the lightsabers, the battle between gentle and darkish — I used to be hooked. So after I was given the chance to create paintings for Obi-Wan Kenobi, I jumped on the likelihood. The artwork depicts our lone warrior, looking out the gap for solutions to questions lengthy buried previously, because the wind and sand stream round him.” — Luke Butland

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster posse art by Rafal Rola

“My job was to indicate the connection between Obi-Wan and Leia. I wished to indicate peace and safety, the place the encircling world has no affect on them and Obi-Wan is sort of a good spirit who watches over Leia.” — Rafal Rola

Dan Brooks is a author and the editor of StarWars.com. He loves Star Wars, ELO, and the New York Rangers, Jets, Yankees, and Knicks. Observe him on Twitter @dan_brooks.

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