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Chewbacca Goes Up

Chewbacca Goes Up by Sarrah Wilkinson - A whimsical illustration of Chewbacca from Star Wars clinging to the mass of balloons from the Pixar film, Up.

This was one of my two entries for the badge art competition for Phoenix Comicon 2012. I didn't win, but I was really pleased with how this image came out. I went outside of a lot of comfort zones here, using a lot of vivid colors, stylization, and simplification to make what I feel is quite a successful design overall. I didn't win the badge art competition, but growing as an artist is never a loss!

I did this one because two of the guests at the 2012 show were Peter Mayhew (who played Chewbacca in "Star Wars"), and Ed Asner (who voiced Carl in Pixar's "Up"). By combining the two, I came up with this rather silly image. :)

© 2012 Artwork by Sarrah Wilkinson

Completion date: 3/6/2012 - Page last updated: 4/15/2013

Keywords: digital, Chewbacca, Star Wars, Up, balloons, clouds, wookie, Pixar, Lucasfilms, funny, cute, silly

Categories: Artwork, Digital Drawings and Illustrations, Humorous / Whimsical, Science Fiction