84 minutes | Jan 21st 2021

315: Greg Hildebrandt on his Art, Inspirations and Star Wars

Artist and illustrator Greg Hildebrandt, of Brothers Hildebrandt fame, sits down with us to discuss the famous Star Wars poster, his artistic inspirations and so much more. There is no other image that brings you back to the classic days of Star Wars than the legendary poster of Luke holding his Lightsaber above his head, Princess Leia with her blaster at the ready, and the LOOMING ominous helmet of Darth Vader floating in the background.      This poster was illustrated by brothers, Tim and Greg Hildebrandt, back in 1977, but you may also recognize their artwork from the best-selling Lord of the Rings calendar, The Harry Potter magic card decks, Star Trek and Marvel Comics, the Shadows of the Empire trading card set, his recent series of Pin-Up Beauties, and several pieces for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Not only a storyteller in paintings, Mr. Hildebrandt tells amazing stories and shares his artistic inspirations with us. See all of his artwork at SpiderwebArt.com. Now to hear the totally ridiculous but true story of Greg, Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando’s squirt gun fight and the events that lead up to it, you must be a member of the Skywalking Force. And yes Michael’s pet/buddy, Bubbles works his way into the story!    Also on this episode:   NEW Skywalking Network Podcast! Totally Tell Me Everything with Sarah Woloski and Bryn MacKinnon The Muppet Show will start streaming on Disney+ on February 19 Star Wars Trading Post coming to Downtown Disney Join us for Pop Culture Trivia every Friday night at 6:30pm PT - livestreaming on our Facebook Page and YouTube channel. Please subscribe to get the notifications when we go live! WandaVision Zoom Chats every Friday at 7:45pm PT - anyone can join! The audio of these Zoom Chats will be available as podcast episodes for the Skywalking Force, our Patreon. Check it out and have a look at all the levels available.   Join Our Mailing List   Sign Up for our Weekly Newsletter   Check out these SKYwalking NETwork Podcasts:   Resilience Squadron - Sharing the adventures and challenges of disabled fans across and in the Star Wars universe Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics - Delving into each issue of the Star Wars comic series 1977-1986 The Max EFX Podcast - Chronicling the 35-year Special Effects film career of Max Cervantes Neverland Clubhouse - Two sisters, and best friends, sharing Disney adventures Talking Apes - focusing on the original Planet of the Apes films and TV shows   SPONSORS   Small World Vacations is an official sponsor of Skywalking Through Neverland. Contact them for a no obligation price quote at www.smallworldvacations.com. Tell them Skywalking Through Neverland sent you.   SUPPORT THE SHOW   Find out how you can become a part of the Skywalking Force and unlock bonus content. This past month we've been sharing lots of Behind-The-Scenes content as we worked on Neverland Podcast. Check it out!   CONTACT US   Instagram: http://instagram.com/skywalkingpod Twitter: https://twitter.com/SkywalkingPod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skywalkingthroughneverland Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.   If you dug this episode, click over to iTunes | Stitcher | YouTube and leave us a review!   Never Land on Alderaan!  
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