Around the Web

February 27, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Del Rey posted an audio excerpt from Heir to the Jedi you can listen to. Note that this excerpt is from the audiobook which will be out next Tuesday.

Convention & Event News

  • Con Nooga is February 27 to March 1 in Chattanooga, TN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Culture Shock is February 27 to March 1 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include Alan Harris, Daniel Logan, Cathy Monroe, John Mortan, Chris Parsons.
  • Pensacon is February 27 to March 1 in Pensacola, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Jeremy Bulloch, Olivia d’Abo, Dave Dorman, Julian Glover, Barbara Goodson, John Hudgens, Felix Silla, Carel Struycken, David Warner.
  • The Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention is February 28 to March 1 in Malmo, Sweden. Star Wars guests include Ray Park.

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Star Wars Celebration Europe Exclusive by Kosept

June 10, 2013 at 7:57 am | Posted in Art, Celebration, Conventions, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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MintInBox.net is offering a Star Wars Celebration Europe II exclusive from one of our favorites Star Wars artists, Kosept. They will be giving away a card set of six bounty hunters featuring artwork by Sebastien Lasnon (aka Kosept). The cards will be limited to 1000 copies. They will also be offering a card box to store the set in, also designed by Kosept, and limited to just 500 copies. If you’re planning on heading to Celebration Europe II, this is one piece of swag you will not want to miss out on.

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Our Interview with Sebastien at Kosept

February 14, 2013 at 12:03 am | Posted in Art, Interview, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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As a companion piece to our highlight of Kosept’s Star Wars art, we decided to dive a little deeper into the artwork by asking the artist himself. From inspiration and challenges, to upcoming projects, Sebastien shares a little about himself and his amazing artwork.

What inspired you in your Star Wars pieces?

Sebastien: As a graphic designer I naturally find inspiration anywhere around me but mainly in the street (graffs, street-art) and in extreme sports (snowboarding, surf, etc.). I also take my inspiration from Star Wars toys and statues. I collect them and even created a Star Wars-merchandising specialized website with friends of mine (www.mintinbox.net). I love to draw from toys photos and often use Gentle Giant busts, Kotobukiya statues, Sideshow stuff for that. Continue Reading Our Interview with Sebastien at Kosept…

The Star Wars Art of Kosept

February 14, 2013 at 12:02 am | Posted in Art, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | Leave a comment
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Browsing through Star Wars images on Pinterest, I came across a neat looking image of the droid bounty hunter IG-88. This find quickly lead me to more bounty hunters, and then a whole series of iconic Star Wars figures. The subjects are each presented with an interesting touch of flair. The way the detailed depictions of each Star Wars character blend and blur with abstract patterns adds a lot of depth to the imagery. As commented by the artist, the style is somewhere between tribal and urban, and the outcome is very cool.

The artwork is done by Kosept, and the work in this particular series is magnificent. Enjoy! Continue Reading The Star Wars Art of Kosept…

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