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. This month we are featuring Yoda, looking young and spry.
I like this one much better than last month’s! I started with a color scheme of yellow (for the flowers), green (for Yoda), and brown (for his robes), and then added some blue to the background for interest.
Above Yoda’s head is the symbol of the Jedi Order. That, plus the lightsaber in hand, makes me think this is Prequel Yoda (as I said, he also looks pretty spry). I remember being really awed in the theater when Yoda busted out his lightsaber and started jumping around. As a shorter-than-average person, Yoda is such an inspiration!
I didn’t quite get the “glowing” effect I wanted on the lightsaber, so I tried to make the Jedi Order symbol glow, and I really like the way it turned out.
Here’s a step-by-step of my progress: