Monday, December 8, 2014

Soaring INTERSTELLAR Spaceship Concept Art by Steve Burg

Monday, December 8, 2014 - by Maurice Mitchell 8

Interstellar (2014) concept art by Steve Burg
Check out Interstellar concept art by Steve Burg!

While the plot of Intersteallar is fantastical, the ships for his film are not, Christopher Nolan said, "For me, the starting point of the movie is a familiar Earth. We didn't put a lot of futurism in the designs. I wanted to carry that tone into the spacecraft, not jump too far in the future." He and his production designer Nathan Crowley used existing spacecraft designs and spent months coming up initial designs. Those designs were then refined by his team including artist Steve Burg.

Burg shared some of his concept art for the film at his Facebook page. Burg is a professional concept artist who's worked on big budget films like The Matrix (1999), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and X-Men (2000).

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Update: Removed images from The 100 (even though they're awesome)

See more of Steve Burg's stunning portfolio at http://www.steveburg.blogspot.com.

Click on the links if you want to see more of Steve Burg's work or Interstellar artwork on my blog.

What do you think of the concept art? If you've seen Interstellar what do you think of the designs?

Official Interstellar Summary
"The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage."
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Cinematography by Hoyte van Hoytema
Production Design by Nathan Crowley
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Topher Grace, Michael Caine, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon
Release Date(s): October 26, 2014 (premiere), November 5, 2014 (North America), November 7, 2014 (United Kingdom)
Official Site: https://interstellar.withgoogle.com/
© Copyright 2014 Syncopy, Lynda Obst Productions, Legendary Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures. All rights reserved

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Maurice Mitchell
Lover of science fiction and art.

8 comments:

  1. The detail in this work blows my mind (you may have heard a very, very small "poof").

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  2. I think tath this starbase is from "the 100"

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  3. Whoops! You're right. I pulled them out. Thanks Ariel!

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  4. LOL it's pretty mind-blosing to me too. (poof)

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  5. I like the effort towards realism in this movie. Part of what makes the Millenium Falcon or Serenity work is their rugged, utilitarian, auto shop atmospheres. I like Star Trek a lot but it's often too sterile.

    Haven't seen Interstellar yet but I'm hearing lots of good things.

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  6. Those designs are pretty awesome. Like the post says, not too unfamiliar. Thanks for sharing, I love how you bring these designs to light

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