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Star Wars model artist in Fort Worth

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Star Wars model artist in Fort Worth

Death Star Creator Showing Rare Footage

Colin Cantwell, creator of the original Star Wars ships is appearing at Collected Games and Games from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at 7420 N. Beach Street, Suite 236, Fort Worth. The event is free.

Cantwell is the original concept artist and model builder for all things that flew in the first Star Wars movie. His designs include the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Death Star, Star Destroyer, and others.

At 5:30 p.m., Cantwell will give a free presentation featuring exclusive videos describing his interaction with George Lucas and his work on Star Wars. Also featured will be an audience choice of videos showing some of his other iconic projects including his work on 2001, A Space Odyssey and War Games, as well as being Walter Cronkite’s lead analyst during coverage of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Autographs will be on sale for $25 and include a free 8×12 print of either his original 1974 Star Wars concept art or his 1975 photos of the first Star Wars models.

– FWBP Staff

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