What an amazing carrot, my first thought was it kind of looked like Jabba the Hutt but now I'm thinking more along the lines of a twileek dancer with the slowing wispy ends. I find it memorizing to look at. There are other pictures over at Lorrain's blog and although it's not quite as big as it originally appears to be it's still huge for a carrot that and I have to give her credit for the wonderfully artful way she frames up the picture to create an amazing illusion, kudos!
(via The Fabulous Lorraine and Friends: I Am Not Who You Think I Am....)
The Star Wars Trilogy Video In 2 Minutes
This video retells The Star Wars Trilogy in 2 minutes using Legos and stop animation. The video is great fan fun. Watch the video above.
I love the scenes picked to highlight all of the events from the three movies. There are many ships, settings, characters, and events featured. One of my favorite is Yoda chilling in a recliner under an umbrella on Dagobah. In context it's hilarious.
The language used is very casual and without names which works since the voice narrating it is a child. This lends to the fun relaxed nature of the video. For instance the scene where Darth Vader reveals his identity to Luke is phrased as "That was when the Boy got very surprising news about his dad... Wud up son."
I want that Lego collection, Wow!
Star Wars AT-AT Cake
That is one amazing looking AT-AT cake. It's not entirely edible since the legs and base are wood covered in gum paste but the head and body are edible. That said I don't know if any edible material would be strong enough to support the body and especially the head. The details on this AT-AT cake is amazing! Great job Jennifer Luxmore of Sin Desserts in Providence, RI.
(via Star Wars)
DIY Craft: Yoda Finger Puppet
A great weekend craft for all of the Star Wars fans out there... A Yoda finger puppet. I love this project not only because it's Star Wars and Yoda but also due to it's simplicity.
All you need is:
- Green, brown, red and gray colored felt squares
- Pillow stuffing
- Brown and green colored thread
- Sewing needle
- Straight pins
- C hopsticks
- Pipe cleaner/chenille stem
- Googley eyes
- Yoda Body Pattern
- Yoda Robe Front
- Yoda Robe Back
The instructions consists of 4 easy steps. Along with each step they also include pictures which I find really helpful. Get the full instructions here!
Remember: "Do or do not... There is no try."
When The Sith Did That Happen: Star Wars Timeline
Have you ever wondered when Mandalore the first began his crusade in the outer rim? Or like me ever wonder while reading Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith when those events happened in relation to finding of Anakin Skywalker on Tatooine? I like to look at a couple of different of timelines. The first Star Wars timeline is at Wookiepedia and it's a massive listing of dates and events all based on the Battle of Yavin standard. it starts at 7,500,000,000 BBY at the first star in the Cularin system, named Morasil, forming and running all the way to 137 ABY Cade Skywalker trained as a Jedi but self-exiled from the Order to become a bounty hunter. At Wookiepedia you can also look at timelines based on Books, comics, films, short stories, television series, and video games. I wished they had a series based on fan works too but it's still sweet to look at when everything happened.
The next timeline is Steve's Star Wars Timeline this one puts the Star Wars media into a timeline based on when the work occurs. For instance if you are curious when Tales of the Jedi : The Freedon Nadd Uprising occurs it is listed at - 3998 Years before A New Hope. It's not as comprehensive as Wookiepedia but it still has a lot in it and in a way it's easier to navigate and not as intimidating for someone who is new to the Star Wars setting.
Now what I would love to see is a nice list of Fan works in the Star Wars setting set in the timeline.
Sending a Message: Carbonite Solo Desk
Would you do business over Han solo in carbonite desk! Part of me thinks this is the coolest desk ever and part of me thinks that this should have been made into a wall hanging for an office... you know Jaba couldn't have used it as a desk.. That being said I bet there would be many nervous employees and business partners who would have to conduct a meeting with the business person who owns this desk. Just think if the client was an attorney!