Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 30: Obi-Wan never told you what happend to your father…

Well, I’ve made it to the next-to-last day of daily drawings from The Empire Strikes Back. So I thought this was a pretty appropriate choice for today: The end of Luke and Vader’s battle.

Drawing of Vader telling Luke a dark secret
Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father.

The Empire Strikes Back, the second Star Wars film (and greatest film of all time) turned 30 on May 21st, 2010. I’m doing one drawing a day throughout May, 2010!

Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 29: But you are not a Jedi yet.

As we quickly head towards the ending of The Empire Strikes Back, I decided to take a moment to capture the first clash of lightsabers between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Painted in Photoshop CS5.

Drawing of Luke and Vader's epic lightsaber battle
The Force is with you, young Skywalker. But you are not a Jedi yet.

The Empire Strikes Back, the second Star Wars film (and greatest film of all time) turned 30 on May 21st, 2010. I’m doing one drawing a day throughout May, 2010!

Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 26: Darth Vader – Surprise Guest

One of the coolest moments of the entire Star Wars saga is captured in my drawing for today – Darth Vader’s surprise appearance on Cloud City. I think we were all shocked when Lando opened the dining room door!

Drawing of Darth Vader deflecting Han Solo's blaster
Darth Vader deflects Han Solo on Bespin

The Empire Strikes Back, the second Star Wars film (and greatest film of all time) turned 30 on May 21st, 2010. I’m doing one drawing a day throughout May, 2010!

Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 23: Your weapons, you will not need them.

Luke finds himself in some trouble of his own in this scene I selected to draw from The Empire Strikes Back for today’s ‘Empire at 30’ daily drawing.

Drawing of Vader in the Cave on Dagaboh
Luke discovers something about himself on Dagobah

The Empire Strikes Back, the second Star Wars film (and greatest film of all time) turned 30 on May 21st, 2010. I’m doing one drawing a day throughout May, 2010!

Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 15: Darth Vader’s Meditation Room

Today drawing features Darth Vader in his meditation room aboard his star destroyer. It needs more details or something.

Drawing of Darth Vader's Meditation Chamber
Darth Vader's Meditation Chamber

The Empire Strikes Back, the second Star Wars film (and greatest film of all time) turned 30 on May 21st, 2010. I’m doing one drawing a day throughout May, 2010!

Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 12: Darth Vader Wants that Ship.

Today brings a new ‘Empire drawing – this time featuring the Force-choke happy Darth Vader who missed catching the Millennium Falcon by ‘just this much’.

Drawing of Darth Vader
Vader: "I want that ship."

The Empire Strikes Back, the second Star Wars film (and greatest film of all time) turned 30 on May 21st, 2010. I’m doing one drawing a day throughout May, 2010!

Empire at 30 Daily Drawings May 8: Chewie and Probe Droid Oh Oh

Today’s drawing features Chewbacca as he tries to draw the probe droid’s attention. Unfortunately, the signal got out and the Empire is coming…

I’m outta town so this will have to do for now!