Well, I just got the new Force Awakens X-Wing Miniature Game for Christmas! I must have been pretty good last year after all. And our son who is absolutely crazy about anything that flies, got a matching set from Micro Machines. This post will review the Force Awakens Set; compare the ships to the Original X-Wing Miniatures Game, as well as the Micro Machines set; and also discuss the topic of collectability.
People are always wearing cool T-shirts to our M4Ps. But, I have to admit I always enjoy the homemade ones the most. (I also like the DIY costumes the best too. It is just so much fun seeing what people can make with some duct-tape, foam, spray pain, fabric and lots of imagination)
Amy, artist extraordinaire, designed, and made her custom shirts. (She is an illustrator, designers, crafter and just all around amazing artist – you should check her other work out here: amyblandford.com. It will TOTALLY blow you away)
I am an artist. I am not bragging or anything, I actually went to art college, and have spent the past 20-ish years in the field of design and advertising. In one of my art history classes back in college, I remember being told that Michelangelo once said: “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” I know what he meant. I felt exactly the same about the 5″x5″x9″ block of mozzarella cheese on my kitchen counter, just waiting for me to carve it for our first M4P.
I am of course no Michelangelo! But it was still pretty successful. As far as Star Wars fan art is concerned, it definitely turned out pretty cheesy…which of course was the whole point.
Carved Death Star Cheese Ball
Our very first excursion into the world of Star Wars cheese art.