I designed this sign with inspiration from the Star Wars Universe, specifically Disney’s Galaxies Edge addition to their Hollywood studios theme park. My goal was to create a sign that appeared to be constructed of multiple forms of media as one would find in the Star Wars universe (ie: metals, plastics, wood, etc etc.) I am completely satisfied with how this piece turned out. The ENTIRE sign consists of ONLY baltic birch plywood. Hope you all enjoy this piece!
Really nice job. Your paint patina technique is very impressive.
Well thank you! I appreciate that. I don’t see myself as professional by any means but I have found a few loop holes in the painting process that really give it that realistic factor. Dry brushing on some paint washes, even homemade washes, really make a difference. It is mostly just hours of dry brushing over and over again to achieve the various layers.
I love it!! Great job!
Those bolts had me completely fooled. Nice work.
Quite a surprise to read that this was made completely from plywood. Fantastic manipulation of the material.
Great coloring on that. The hardware fooled me too!
That is quite impressive. Great job!
What does it say???
You did an amazing job on this, hard to believe this is only baltic birch! Wonderful.
Those “bolts” qualify as Greeblies… I love it!
The individual letters are all mirrored, but they spell out:
ALL VISITORS MUST HA(?)E
ORDINACE CODE OGA
Guessing that the hexagon on the second line is supposed to be the letter “V” or a blinking cursor of some sort?
Wow! Cool! Great painting. Can you explain what dry brushing is? Is that apply the paint then go over it with dry brushes?
That is correct, the V in “have” looked off,
So I decided to use a piece of scrap that I had and fit it in there. The sign would have been one positioned outside of Ogas Cantina.
Dry brushing is a technique where you apply a VERY SMALL amount of paint to the tip of the brush and then brush it on a paper towel until there is almost none left, then go over the project with that minute amount of paint. It takes hours but the results are fantastic.
Interesting! Thanks. Sounds like a youtube search is in order…
What an awesome look you’ve made with the different finishes. This piece really comes together great as a whole!
Gee, there’s no need for a personal attack… Oh… Never mind… I read that wrong.
Fantastic finished job on that. The aged metal look is amazing!