Spotlight – Vintage Behind the Scenes Pics Related to our Tauntaun Maquette Replica!


Feb 24th 2020

Our Tauntaun Maquette Replica – Signature Edition was recreated using Phil Tippett’s original 1978 molds,  and we’re excited to share rare vintage behind the scenes photos of the original sculpt we’ve reproduced!

Those that follow us on social media may have seen some of these, but we’ve collected them in this post to make it easier for behind-the-scenes-fans to see them all in one place. The original captions are above each image:

We’re humbled that legendary Star Wars™ effects artist Phil Tippett not only gave us access to original molds from the film’s production, but also hand-signed plaques for our Tauntaun Maquette Replica: Signature Edition. This extremely limited resin statue is a tribute to artistry behind the scenes.


A rare 1978 photo of legendary effects artist Phil Tippett’s iconic creature design. We’ve captured the details in this sculpture with our Tauntaun Maquette Replica: Signature Edition by working with the actual vintage mold from the production of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back!


Peek behind the scenes with this rare 1978 photo! We’ve captured the authentic detail sculpted by award-winning visual effects artist Phil Tippett in our Tauntaun Maquette Replica: Signature Edition with the help of the actual vintage mold used during production of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back!


This vintage photo shows preparation for the complex mold of the original Tauntaun concept sculpture during production of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. With access to the very same mold, our new Tauntaun Maquette Replica: Signature Edition is an authentic tribute to the artistry of award-winning visual effects artist Phil Tippett.


A rare behind the scenes image shows the original Tauntaun concept maquette being molded during production of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. With access to this very same mold, our new Tauntaun Maquette Replica: Signature Edition is an authentic tribute to the artistry of award-winning visual effects artist Phil Tippett.



We also recently shared a video of our recreation!

 

Want to learn more about this official Star Wars creation? Visit our Tauntaun Maquette Replica – Signature Edition page for many more photos and full details about this amazing piece of prop art, or to order yours today!

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