Hi People, I am a first generation Star Wars fan... I am 40 years young and went from Sindbad the sailor (which was amazing) and on TV Dr Who which I was hiding behind the sofa when the cibermen lurched in to the seen like a steel clad mummy trying to grab its victims...
Then along came a guy called George Lucas with a film called Star Wars.......... WOW!!!, how can I explain what it was like to view this film? today it has loads of other films to compair it against but then it was rather like the sequence in the Wizard of Oz when it went from black and white to colour.
The film started in the running position and pulled you along with the best visual effects and sounds that you could imagine and threw you in the deep end of a galactic battle far far away... with black Lords and white nights, princesses and robots..... Space ships, monsters and army's that rode dinosaurs threw the desert, sords that were like a magic lazier type of blade.
I remember feeling shocked at how brutal it was in parts, as a young tender boy when I saw the smouldering skeletons of uncle Owen and aunt Boru, that was very scary. I could go on and on about this film........
Let me just say I love Star Wars, This is one of the masks I have made to bring myself closer to the creatures I love from the original star wars films.
I only use basic tools and materials, I say that they are 1/1 scale but I do not messier my masks from the actual scale versions used. I use the basic size of an adult male person and start from that point