The Droid We Were Looking For

 

Source: http://www.blastr.com/2016-8-13/star-wars-actor-kenny-baker-man-who-brought-r2-d2-life-has-died
Source: http://www.blastr.com/2016-8-13/star-wars-actor-kenny-baker-man-who-brought-r2-d2-life-has-died

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On August 13, 2016, the world said goodbye to Kenny Baker, best known for his portrayal of the Star Wars droid R2-D2.  In honor of Kenny and the beloved character he brought to life, here are eight artistic renderings of R2-D2.

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🌟 Rest in peace Kenny! 🌟

– Graphite Drawing –

R2D2 – Page 3 – Graphite #art #drawing #sketch #sketchbook #pencil #pencildrawing #wip #starwars #r2d2

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Oliver, Luke. R2D2. 2015. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://www.instagram.com/p/44_cUboiSS/?taken-by=lukedoliver.

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– Minimalist Illustration –

Mentus, Adrian. Star Wars - R2D2. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://society6.com/product/star-wars-r2d2-cli_print#s6-958731p4a1v45.
Mentus, Adrian. Star Wars – R2D2. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://society6.com/product/star-wars-r2d2-cli_print#s6-958731p4a1v45.

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– Lego Mosaic –

Bagnall, Douglas. R2D2. 2012. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. http://hiconsumption.com/2012/11/star-wars-lego-mosaics/.
Bagnall, Douglas. R2D2. 2012. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. http://hiconsumption.com/2012/11/star-wars-lego-mosaics/.

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– Paper Quilling –

AliaDesign. Star Wars quilling art--Quilled R2D2. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://www.etsy.com/listing/173018453/star-wars-quilling-art-quilled-r2d2.
AliaDesign. Star Wars quilling art–Quilled R2D2. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://www.etsy.com/listing/173018453/star-wars-quilling-art-quilled-r2d2.

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– Animated Illustration –

Constantine, Katrina. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. http://kickingconesart.tumblr.com/post/75503079690/r2d2-love-gif.
Constantine, Katrina. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. http://kickingconesart.tumblr.com/post/75503079690/r2d2-love-gif.

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– Color Illustration –

Yang, Jason. EP5: R2D2. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. http://www.invisibleelement.com/illustration/#/far-far-away/.
Yang, Jason. EP5: R2D2. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. http://www.invisibleelement.com/illustration/#/far-far-away/.

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– Cookie Art –

Bacova, Hani. R2D2 Star Wars Cookies. 2016. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWo7F8McPt8.

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– Bronze Sculpture –

Bellino, Alain. R2-D2 Imperial Style. 2014. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://www.1stdibs.com/art/sculptures/alain-bellino-star-wars-r2-d2-bronze-sculpture/id-a_500162/.
Bellino, Alain. R2-D2 Imperial Style. 2014. Web. 15 Aug. 2016. https://www.1stdibs.com/art/sculptures/alain-bellino-star-wars-r2-d2-bronze-sculpture/id-a_500162/.

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Benjamin Schwartz's tribute to #KennyBaker, the actor behind #StarWars' #R2D2, who died over the weekend. #TNYcartoons

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Schwartz, Benjamin. 2016. Web. 16 Aug. 2016. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJIh0QSB9Rp/?taken-by=newyorkercartoons&hl=en.

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