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Stormtroopers vs Aliens by Robert-Shane Stormtroopers vs Aliens by Robert-Shane
This took me a really long time to draw... I thought I'd never get it done!

This is a 'companion' piece to my drawing of Darth Vader meeting an Alien queen. Perhaps this battle is what happened on board Vader's Star Destroyer immediately before he turned up to restore order!?

I wanted this piece to look claustrophobic and chaotic - to give a sense of the mayhem that's taking place - without resorting to drawing blood and guts everywhere! So I only depicted the characters in the picture... no background... no scenery.

I didn't want this to be one of those pieces where the center of the page is full detail while the edges are blurry or lacking in detail. There's nothing wrong with that approach - in fact it's the 'right' way to compose a piece that directs the viewer's eye. But for this one - I just wanted the page to be full - so that wherever you look - there's something happening.

My other Star Wars / Alien mash-up featured Darth Maul - so now I have a trilogy! I think that after all the time and effort this one took - it will probably be my last! (At least for a while.)

This is an original depiction of George Lucas's/Disney's and HR Giger's copyright characters. Drawn freehand in Photoshop using a Wacom pad - this is a low res version.
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Stormtroopers vs Aliens by *rhymesyndicate ( Suggested by JZLobo and Featured by Lyricanna )
Moemoore Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
"TK-421! We Are LEAVING!"
Ardieum Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pretty cool :)
Himura-Desiius Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Whats really sad is they'd still be hard pressed to shoot anything, even at that proximity lolz
OktoberfestPone Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Obviously overrun because not a single storm trooper has ever been able to hit what he's aiming at.
Alpha-Squid Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cocoman68 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fan-F#%kin'-Tastic Concept!!!
MandisYura Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Man, I should totally show this to my dad. He LOVES Aliens!! Lol!!! This is awesome! Very well done :D
motionblurr Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Student Filmographer
Wow really nice work!!
overlord0011 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
My money's on the aliens. Stormtroopers tend to die faster and easier than nameless crewman #6 on a Star Trek away mission.
thatonepokeguy Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Even that close they'd still miss every shot :'3
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