The Star Wars Art of Mats Gunnarsson

January 31, 2013 at 7:42 am | Posted in Art, Interview, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

The old vintage Star Wars action figures, while not always the most accurate depictions of their film counterparts, have a certain visual appeal. Part of it is nostalgic, but part of it is stylistic. The old figures had a look the mirrored the time period they were from.

Now if someone told me they were going to do an art portrait series on the vintage Star Wars figures, I wouldn’t have thought much of it. But sometimes seeing is believing.

Below are a series of oil paintings by Swedish artist Mats Gunnarsson. Mats captures the look of the old toys many of us grew up with as well as a tiny piece of the nostalgia of our childhoods. We also managed to snag a moment of Mats’ time and asked him a few questions. We hope you enjoy our gallery of Mats Star Wars artwork and his interview below.

Continue Reading The Star Wars Art of Mats Gunnarsson…

Blog at
Entries and comments feeds.