The Old Republic is no more and the Imperial order rules the galaxy under control of Emperor Palpatine. Wave upon wave of ships enter space combat for the first time in an attempt to end the Rebellion against the newly formed Galactic Empire.
The story is based on Weasel 102's idea. The Galactic Empire has found a hidden Rebel base, as the rebels evacuate stardestroyers bombard the planets surface while ties intercept the ships and fighters fleeing.
So this was yet another Star Wars character that I was unfamiliar with until this assignment came along. I was asked to imbue the admiral with the look of a "confident and brilliant military man. Striking features and red eyes. The pose and body language should reflect that he is emotionally controlled."
Illustrated for the Star Wars miniatures: Imperial Entanglements packaging art.
I used the same mixed media approach, washes of acrylic in the background and oil built up on top for detail and glazed in for color modulation.
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The Empire is hunting out Rebels in the sector, interference from the asteroid field and rings surrounding the planet are disrupting the Stardestroyers readings. Two Tydirium shuttles equiped with with advanced sensors are dispatched along with tie fighter escorts.
The Imperials gather their forces in a last attempt against the New Republic in gaining crucial sectors of space in the outer rim worlds of the galaxy. Only winning the battle ahead can sway the balance of power.
Two Rebel Alliance fleets from Sullust and Endor have blockaded Coruscant seizing vital shipyards in orbit used to build Imperial starships. The remaining fleets gain control of the core world in an attempt to restore peace and freedom throughout the galaxy...