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Vader's Justice by JakeMurray Vader's Justice by JakeMurray
Now this is something I'm SUPER pumped about. Star Wars was such an inspiration to me as a kid and I remember thinking time and time again "I wish I could do Star Wars art!". Well, whaddaya know. I get to do Star Wars art! Fantasy Flight Games is releasing their new Star Wars living card game soon and a couple of my cards were spoiled at the previews at GenCon. The first card I did for the game was none other than Darth Vader. I'm really humbled that my art director felt comfortable enough giving me the task to create art for the most badass sci-fi villain of all time. Rarely do we get to see Vader dealing with rebel scum in such a direct way, so I'm sure you can imagine how giddy I was when I got the initial prompt.

Image ŠLucasfilm, LTD and Fantasy Flight Games
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Very well done Vader action!!!
Vader's Justice by JakeMurray ( Suggested by violetmirage and Featured by Shue13 )
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WeiWenn Featured By Owner Edited 2 hours ago
Wait, this is the scene from Rogue One, but the art was posted in 2012.
:o (Eek) 
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nekrosith Featured By Owner 5 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work, I'm glad they choose you
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Soundwave364674 Featured By Owner May 30, 2018
That was such an awesome scene! I really enjoyed that film very much, fabulous work here!! ;)
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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Soundwave364674 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2018
You're welcome! Have you seen Solo's new movie yet?
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah I've seen it. It was fun. What did you think?
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Soundwave364674 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2018
Yes, it was excellent. Especially that epic cameo in the end. (I dare not mention it as I might spoil it for people) It's a shame that it didn't do well at the box office. Star Wars fans are never happy. 
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RensKnight Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Amen...I thought the movie got a really bad rap it didn't deserve.  I enjoyed it a lot!
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Soundwave364674 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2018
Thanks, I couldn't agree more! I don't see why anyone should hate that film at all as I thought it was great!
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RensKnight Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
I can understand people having their own informed opinions.  I am just sad that so many people didn't even give it a fair chance. :(
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SamuraiShinai Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018
A-a-a-awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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Autohumans Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2018
That scene in Rogue One was awesome. The best part in the new trilogy.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Sure was! 
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Were you able to... see the future?
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Haha either that, or Lucasfilm was able to see the past.......whooooaaaaaa. ;)
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
O_O
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vitorkennedy8 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2017
the movie was lousy but vader slaughter was the only i liked because reminded you very legends that scene.
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Soundwave364674 Featured By Owner May 30, 2018
How the hell was the movie lousy? I thought that it was great!
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
I really enjoyed the movie overall, but it's definitely the most memorable scene in the entire thing.
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Krigstein Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2017
Well done, For me the best part of Rogue One was the end there when Vader boarded the rebel ship like an unstoppable force of nature.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Yeah it was a great scene. Really glad we finally got to see a suited Vader being a full on badass.
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Krigstein Featured By Owner Edited Nov 7, 2017
Shouldn't somebody at 20th Century Fox/Disney owe you royalties here? ;-) LOL
Joking
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha if only. Seems to be a running theme for my Star Wars work this past year. But that's the way it goes with licensed work!
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IronOakMan Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
They're like animals, so I slaughtered them like animals...
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha
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Sliversun Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2017
The most awesome scene in Rouge One.  Nice work!
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much! 
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mzandonai2 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017
that guy losing his right hand is a beautifil nice touch
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Anakin/Vader always did have a thing for "disarming" people.
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mzandonai2 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2017
Yeah right! 😂
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Trajforce Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2017
I'M ONLY HUMAN AFTER ALL
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Soundwave364674 Featured By Owner May 30, 2018
Rag N' Bone Man, lol. :lol:
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SawuScimitar74 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2017
You captured the moment in the movie perfectly. Magnificent work! :)
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much. :)
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SawuScimitar74 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017
You're very welcome! :)
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Spider-Bat700 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2017
You know, even though this picture was done well before Rogue One, it captures that moment in the movie pretty perfectly.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! I like to think that the movie captures my painting pretty perfectly hahaha.
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TheHazmatSuit Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh f*ck. That's the best representation of Vader's rampage at the end of Rogue One I ever seen. Somehow makes it even more awesome than the already fear-inducing movie sequence.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! This painting was actually done about 4-5 years before the release of Rogue One! :D
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TheHazmatSuit Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Oddly prophetic then, wasn't it?
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Haha definitely.
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TheHazmatSuit Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Let's just rejoice it came about.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
It was a dream come true for sure. Kind of a morbid dream....but a good dream. :P
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TheHazmatSuit Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
True. Too true.
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John-the-Enforcer Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2017
Those poor bastards didn't stand a chance they instant they hear that horrifying breathing...and a red lightsaber igniting.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah...pretty much a done deal for them. I actually met one of the rebel soldiers who eats it in Rogue One at Celebration this year. I think this image might have given him some PTSD flashbacks lol.
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John-the-Enforcer Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017
I imagine it did.
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Cosmic--Chaos Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent work recapturing the final scene in Rogue One. It really surprised me when I saw it, and the scene was rife with desperation & raw terror.
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JakeMurray Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! This actually was painted about 4 - 5 years before Rogue One, so I like to think they did a good job of capturing my painting on film hahaha. :)
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