Want a 10-foot-tall painting of ‘Star Wars’ action figures?
Do you still have your original “Star Wars” action figures? Mine are tucked away in storage, but looking at Rob Burden’s artwork makes me want to dig them out.
The San Francisco artist is so obsessed with his old “Star Wars” figures that he does 10-foot-tall oil paintings of them, like “The Birth of a Jedi,” above. The works don’t portray the characters from the series, but the actual action figures themselves.
Now he’s taking his passion to new heights on Kickstarter with a $24,000 campaign to produce two enormous 10×14-foot “Star Wars” canvases.
The two paintings will depict dozens of “Star Wars” action figures and toys. A character will be the central subject of one, while the other will have a vehicle like the AT-AT Walker or a creature as the focus. Burden wants enthusiasts to vote for which toys are included in the paintings; you can vote on his Facebook page.