Star Wars:Episode I Incredible Cross-Sections

Star Wars Episode I Incredible Cross Sections Experience the Star Wars saga through the vision of DK s cross section illustration techniques and the magic of the imagineers at Lucasfilm All of the vehicles and space craft found in Star Wars Episo

  • Title: Star Wars:Episode I Incredible Cross-Sections
  • Author: David West Reynolds Richard Chasemore
  • ISBN: 9780789439628
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Experience the Star Wars saga through the vision of DK s cross section illustration techniques and the magic of the imagineers at Lucasfilm All of the vehicles and space craft found in Star Wars Episode I will be explored in precise detail Cutaways are accompanied by informative text to not only reveal the armaments, defense capabilities, propulsion systems and all otheExperience the Star Wars saga through the vision of DK s cross section illustration techniques and the magic of the imagineers at Lucasfilm All of the vehicles and space craft found in Star Wars Episode I will be explored in precise detail Cutaways are accompanied by informative text to not only reveal the armaments, defense capabilities, propulsion systems and all other key technological aspects of these vehicles but also give you insights into the culture of their creators See why the Sith Infiltrator is the most dreaded craft in the Universe Discover how many droids can be carried on a Droid Control Ship Learn how the Naboo Queen s Starship is designed to conform to the Naboo philosophy of peaceful existence Explore the weaponry of the Droid Starfighter and much, much Together with the Star Wars Episode I Visual Dictionary, these books create the definitive Star Wars Episode I reference library.14 unbelievebly detailed cross section artworks, including a magnificent gatefold cutaway of the heart of the Trade Federation Invasion Fleet, as well as encyclopedic text provide the ultimate reference resource for the craft of Star Wars Episode 1 Watch the fastest Podracers in the galaxy compete for their lives, the golden Naboo N 1 Starfighter in Battle action, the Trade Federation Landing Ship disgorging its unstoppable cargo and the awesome weaponry of the secret army s ard fighting vehicles Discover the lethal secrets of the stealthy Sith Infiltrator, how a Gungan survives in the treacherous core of Naboo, and the eerie internal workings of the droid starfighter Then explore the graceful aesthetics of the Naboo Queen s Royal Starship and the hidden control centers of the Trade Federation invasion fleet Discover the real secrets of Star Wars Episode 1 in this new Incredible Cross Sections book Here the inner workings of its key vehicles and spacecraft are vividly revealed In search of utter authenticity, DK flew their top cross section artists to the Lucasfilm headquarters at Skywalker Ranch where they worked in the film production art department There the DK team was able to map out the anatomy of each craft as it was created, using the original designs as a reference David West Reynolds is the foremost authority on Star Wars and the author of previous titles in this series He was given unrestricted access to Episode 1 film sets, prop makers, costume designers, and scriptwriters Reynolds, who holds a Ph.D in archaeology from the University of Michigan, spent many months researching the extensive Lucasfilm archive at Skywalker Ranch in California Hans Jenssen specializes in technical art, particularly in machines, and has illustrated several DK books, including Star Wars Incredible Cross Sections with Richard Cashe He lives in England but spends his vacations on Tatooine engaged in moderately disreputable pursuits Richard Cashe has worked as an illustrator in the US and Europe on a great variety of projects He enjoys perilous sports involving boards and high velocities.

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    1. Omigod, this is awesome! It's so detailed that you can see the people and furniture in some of the interiors; it's almost like looking through home-plan books, which I love doing--but these plans are for ships in space!So many technical specifications and details of the machinery, and even Star Wars information tidbits are listed--it is truly neat and realistic-seeming. The only downside is: the book is short. There aren't many ships shown. But with the amount of work the creators of this clearl [...]

    2. Although this is a short book, the artwork and cross-section in this book is absolutely brilliant and goes into a lot of detail of 14 seperate artworks, including a gatefold cutaway depicting the heart of the Trade Federation invasion fleet. The book includes an encyclopedic text alongside these beautiful drawings providing the perfect reference resource for the craft of Star Wars: Episode I. This book helps to give depth to the Star Wars Universe.If you are a fan of Star Wars I would highly rec [...]

    3. Even though the page count to these books are in the 30s you can spend hours looking at them and not seeing everything first time around - they are amazing books and the quality and detail of the art just makes me jealous of their skill. I know that a lot of the world of star wars is seen as fantasy but these books give a realism to their world - ok their machinery that for me at least makes it all a little more realistic

    4. Incredible Cross-sections of Star Wars, Episode I - The Phantom Menace: The Definitive Guide to the Craft by David Reynolds (1999)

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