Han Solo in carbonite recreated with Microsoft Kinect


Very interesting projects using Microsoft’s Kinect present themselves seemingly on a daily basis.  MIT graduate student Edwina Portocarrero, adorned in a Princess Leia costume, recreated the holographic projection plea for assistance made famous by Carrie Fisher.  More recently we profiled Be Your Own Souvenir, a system which scans people in real-time and generates a miniature […]

Steampunk Star Wars


You don’t have to be a steampunk fan to adore these incredible reimaginings of your favorite Star Wars characters by artist Bjorn Hurri. And by “your favorite characters,” I of course mean “original trilogy characters.” To call Hurri’s work “fan art” is a gross misconception. These beautifully detailed illustrations belong in a fine art collection. […]