I just realized that the Rebel “A295” blasters from Hoth (Episode V) are actually modified German StG44s and resin repros. As that part of Star Wars saga was filmed in Norway, wonder if they were just recycled from the ones handed in there in 1945…
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With Halloween creeping in and having some Episode IV withdrawal, I worked up my own version of a blended bad Stormtrooper helmet with some psychedelic and sugar skull overtones.
Just going to drop this right here as I have always been a fan of pre-Edo period Imperial Japanese Ukiyo-e imagery, and Star Wars, which as many have noted, draws many inspirations from the old Empire.
If you ever had a question over whether George Lucas based the whole space opera thing that we know and love off Japanese warrior culture, watch this light-saber enhanced Kendo sparring