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Old 03-04-2012, 10:41 AM   #1
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R.I.P Ralph McQuarrie



"His influence on design will be felt forever. There's no doubt in our hearts that centuries from now amazing spaceships will soar, future cities will rise and someone, somewhere will say... "that looks like something Ralph McQuarrie painted."



We Lost a Legend yesterday, Ralph McQuarrie, sadly passed away aged 82, after a 15 year struggle with Parkinson's Disease.

Many of you will know of him, but those who dont, every time you see Star Wars, and any piece of merchandise, the very look and feel of that Galaxy far far away was brought to life if not envisioned by Ralph, Apart from George himself, we've lost perhaps the most influential person involved with the Star Wars Saga. he also did concept art for BSG, Star Trek, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, E.T among others.

Rest in Peace.

Ralph McQuarrie Remembered, by George Lucas

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Old 03-04-2012, 11:34 AM   #2
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That's sad news, but he will be immortalized through his artwork which encapsulates the Star Wars universe and is inspiring to many young artists today. Rest in peace.


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Old 03-04-2012, 01:49 PM   #3
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His artwork caught my eye when I first saw it on the cover of a book called Star Wars: Splinter Of The Mind's Eye by Alan Dean Foster. I've always enjoyed his artwork.

R.I.P Ralph McQuarrie


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Old 03-04-2012, 02:48 PM   #4
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:53 PM   #5
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His illustrations for Star Wars are beyond compare, but I love his drawings for Battlestar Galactica just as much.

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Old 03-04-2012, 05:30 PM   #6
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amazing.

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Old 03-04-2012, 06:05 PM   #7
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The end of an era...

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Old 03-04-2012, 07:50 PM   #8
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Indeed it is.

RIP to the man responsible for the look and feel that made the OT so groundbreaking and memorable.


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Old 03-05-2012, 09:50 AM   #9
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amazing.
Agreed


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Old 03-05-2012, 05:56 PM   #10
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Ralph McQuarrie was amazing!


RIP!


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Old 03-05-2012, 07:43 PM   #11
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This is terrible. He was amazing in artwork and all the stuff he did. Sad he had to die

R.I.P. Ralph McQuarrie


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