Red One Standing By

Red One Standing By

This painting is obviously inspired by Star Wars. I used this lovely render by GrahamTG as a reference.

Perhaps unexpectedly, the most difficult part of this painting was not the two X-Wings, but the clouds in the background. I had to find a balance between believability and abstraction.

You can see me going back and forth a few times with the clouds in this animation of my painting process:

Work-in-progress animation

If you like this, you may also enjoy my portrait of the Mandalorian and the Child as well as my collection of Star Wars posters.