The Secret Life of Plagueis in Star Wars Extreme Sports
”Comparing the spindly infantry droid to the black-bodied super battle droid was like comparing a Muun to a champion shock-ball player.”
James Luceno, page 29 of Labyrinth of Evil (2005)
”From that angle Plagueis looked almost as he had when Sidious first met him, decades earlier: smooth, hairless cranium; humped nose, with its bridge flattened as if from a shock-ball blow and its sharp tip pressed almost to his upper lip; jutting lower jaw; sunken eyes still brimming with menace - a physical characteristic rarely encountered in a Muun.”
James Luceno, page 4 of Darth Plagueis (2011)
I will forever be dying at this.
Quick ink pen + digital colours. Padmé translates to lotus in Sanskrit.
I’ve also read that the words ‘pad me' are used in a specific Buddhist mantra which helps enlightenment towards compassion.
Pad me is the part of the chant which purifies ignorance and prejudice, greed and possessiveness. The colours associated with pad me are red and blue.
It is interesting to think about how well these meanings fit Padmé Amidala’s character, as well as her roles towards other characters and the storyline of Star Wars.
I’ll be away from Wednesday to Sunday on a seaside break - I’m feeling inspired to do a Summer Sith™ set of vacation snapshot styled doodles when I get back.
Any ideas for the kind of summer or beach activities that’d be fun/relevant to choose for Palpatine, Maul, Plagueis, Dooku, Asajj, Vader,etc.?
I’ve been making really quick ink pen pictures of SW characters and adding simple colours on them. These are the first sketches I did!
PSA: I love everything about Naboo and I love Star Wars politicians. That is all.
I appear to be slowly turning the Inquisitor into a glamour photography model…
And to the right we see a, uh… very experimental sketch of the Inquisitor?
Ancient Sith tradition dictates that all participants in summer excursions must be dressed incognito. The most cunning disguise of all is the flower patterned Aloha shirt, although it comes at the price of one’s dignity.
(In the novel ‘Shadow Hunter’, Palpatine and Maul once wore tourist clothes on Coruscant. This is definitely not that scene, but I can only imagine how glorious Sith would look in cheerful holiday garb.)
~Asajj Ventress in an ‘animation screenshot’ type of sketch~
Life Update and Apologies
I’m sorry for totally ignoring my inbox and also not doing much of the drawing prompts people have sent asks about. I’ve had a slightly busy period organising and going through personal life things in the last few weeks. Anyways, I’ll be catching up on tumblr this weekend and hopefully next week too.
I’m happy to say I had my graduation ceremony yesterday, which ended up being really nice. Additionally, I had went through multiple job testing and one place contacted me that they’ll most likely be hiring me next week. Hopefully I will get this job and start working, but apart from maybe a small adjustment period I intend to make a more disciplined schedule and do a few drawings every week here. :3 So if anything, possibly I’ll be having more activity soon?
The Character Wardrobe Meme: Maul and Savage + underwear
I gave them Polynesian basic clothes and a fire dancing context (lightsaber dancing?) because I’ve always felt Dathomir Zabraks would mix well with elements from that real world cultural area.
Requested by gallusrostromegalus!
Found an old sketch of Palpatine and gave it some quick colours out of pity. Shine on you crazy Sith Lord.
Among things the new tumblr ‘recommended’ feature has been putting up on my dashboard, so far I’ve seen: a gif of a woman licking potato chips crumbs off a man’s face, a gif of a guy pretending to give another guy a handjob in a hockey game audience, a vegan food recipe, a bunch of photos from some random concert, and a painting of Woody Allen.
I am beginning to be slightly alarmed at what is next to come.