Welcome back to our Star Wars coloring book club, where Kiri at Star Wars Anonymous and I color the same image every month to compare and contrast.
Not gonna lie, this is probably my least favorite picture I’ve done. I don’t really hate it, it’s just totally blahhhh. I hope Kiri’s turned out better. (Spoiler alert: it totally did! Check out her awesome Mustafar-themed picture here!)
The background design reminded me of a circle of Imperial Royal Guards with their red hoods, observing the battle, so I colored it all in varying reds, which ended up being too much red together. Also, I hadn’t looked at the lightsaber hilts yet: the left blue one is Obi-Wan’s, and the right red one is Vader’s, recreating their showdown on the Death Star. But now the red lightsaber doesn’t stand out at all. I tried to add some shadowing to help, but, meh.
For the rest, I tried to focus on colors of other lightsabers, so we have some Jedi green, blue, and of course purple for the one and only Mace Windu. I considered doing some magenta for Mara Jade or silver for Corran Horn, but that seemed too difficult.
Here’s my pick for next month: