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3DAD 028 : Discussion on Ralph McQuarrie’s Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek Illustrations with John Scoleri

In this session, we are talking again with long time associate and supporter of Ralph McQuarrie and his work, John Scoleri. Find out in Session 25 of the podcast how John became involved in meeting and helping to promote Ralph’s work.

John Scoleri

John Scoleri

Ralph McQuarrie was the concept artist for a number of strong iconic movies aside from Star Wars, including – Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind, raiders of the lost ark, E.T., the 1978 Battlestar Galactica series and Star Trek’s “Planet of the Titans” film which was cancelled at the script stage.  I mention these examples since not everyone is aware of the impact that Ralph had outside of the Star Wars arena and a new book that John Scoleri and Stan Stice hopes to publish called “The Art of Ralph McQuarrie : Archives Art book showcases the best work of Ralph’s career throughout.… Read the rest

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3DAD 025 : The Life of Ralph McQuarrie, Conceptual Artist for Star Wars, with John Scoleri

This is session 25 of the 3D Art Direct Podcast talking about the life of Ralph McQuarrie, conceptual artist for Star Wars with John Scoleri.

John Scoleri has supported and promoted the artwork of Ralph McQuarrie, the concept artist for Star Wars through many years and more recently with the publication of the book “The Art of Ralph McQuarrie” of which he was co-author and publisher.

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He’s also exhibited Ralph’s work at a series of major events around the world called Star Wars Celebrations, clocking up lots of air miles in the process.

You can find out more about John’s mission in promoting and publishing Ralph’s work at the Ralph McQuarrie facebook page here:-

https://www.facebook.com/RalphMcQuarrie

You can see some good sized images of Ralph’s artwork that we discuss with John from his Star Wars blog post.

You can download the podcast

      1. HERE

In this session we discover:-

– The impact of Star Wars on John Scoleri when he first saw it in 1977.… Read the rest

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