Landscapes of a galaxy Far far away

This gallery includes many landscape paintings that represent the different climates and terrains of five planets from the Star Wars movies. Each painting will have certain characteristics that are found on each planet. The five planets that will be represented in this galley are Takodana, Naboo, Kashyyyk, Alderaan, and Tatooine.              Michelle Barita

Among the Sierra Nevada, California is a good representation of the planet Alderaan. There are many snow-covered mountains on Alderaan, along with lush forests and lakes. In this painting there are snow-covered mountains, two waterfalls and a big lake. Around the lake is a lush forest with animals. The emphasis of the mountains show how they are the main focus of this painting. Alderaan is made up of snowy mountains, and the emphasis of the mountains in the painting help to show this. The bright light shining down on the mountains show that they are covered in snow, which is seen on Alderaan. http://img15.deviantart.net/36ee/i/2011/115/9/2/alderaan__beacon_of_hope_by_skarvalidus-d3esasi.jpg
Winter at the Sognefjord is a good representation of the planet Alderaan. Most of Alderaan is covered in snowy plains and mountains. This painting has snowy mountains with a river cutting through the ground. The color in the painting helps to represent the atmosphere of Alderaan. Because of the snow on Alderaan, there is a blue tint to the sky. In the painting, there is a blue tint to the entire painting. Along with the blue, the white snow is vibrant in this painting, which is well known on the planet of Alderaan. http://www.swissinfo.ch/image/32082732/16x9/640/360/db9e5fbab37007067f6966b500f75fb6/BV/ep3-ia-95761-r-32082842.jpg
Study, Harbor Island, Lake George is a good representation of the planet Kashyyyk. Kashyyyk is a forest planet with many lakes, beaches, mountains, and lush forest. This painting represents all of those characteristics. In the painting, there is a big lake surrounded by mountains and forests. The shape of the mountains is representative of the mountains seen on Kashyyyk. The rounded mountains are seen everywhere on the planet, and are represented in this painting. The lush green colors of the trees are also represented in both the painting and on the planet. http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/foceunleashed/images/0/08/Iai_kashyyyk.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20111113185919
Summer Night is a good representation of the planet Kashyyyk. The entire planet of Kashyyyk is covered in a lush forest. Summer Night is a painting of a forest that is similar to what is on Kashyyyk. In this forest, there is a small lake with trees around it. Line plays a role in this painting. There are many straight lines in this painting that point towards the center of the painting. These lines are seen in all the trees and branches. The trees on Kashyyyk are tall and very straight. A lake, as seen in Summer Night, surrounds some of those trees on the planet Kashyyyk. http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/starwars/images/3/34/Kashyyyk_Atlas.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130327205744
A General View of the Falls of Niagara is a good representation of the planet Naboo. Naboo has many cliffs that have beautiful waterfalls. This painting has two waterfalls that represent what Naboo’s waterfalls look like. Proportion is seen in this painting. The waterfalls are the biggest objects in the painting. This shows that they are important in this painting, just like they are on Naboo. The waterfalls are big enough to build buildings on top of them. This is seen often on the planet of Naboo, because most of their cities are built on top of the waterfalls. http://propaholics.wolfchasers.com/uploader/users/tyranus3/FALCON%20ON%20NABOO%2070pct.jpg
Fort Union, Mouth of the Yellowstone River 2000 Miles above St. Louis is a good representation of the planet Naboo. Naboo has vast grass plains. These plains go on for miles and end in either a forest or a lake. This painting is about a vast grass plain that has a river cutting through the plain. Space plays a role in this painting. There is a lot of negative space in this painting. The land slowly fades off into the background and looks like it goes on forever. This space makes the landscape look vast and never ending. The plains on Naboo are like this painting, because they are vast and seem like they never end. http://a.dilcdn.com/bl/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2014/07/Image-1.jpg
Scenery in the Grand Tetons is a good representation of the planet Takodana. There are lakes and forests on the planet of Takodana. This painting gives a good representation of what this planet looks like. In the painting, there are mountains, a lake, and trees. Most of Takodana is covered in an ocean, with islands. On these islands there are mountains and forests. Value is seen in this painting. Most of the value in this painting is on the mountains and lake. This tells the viewer that these mountains are important to the painting. Mountains play a big role in the landscape of Takodana. http://www.starwars.com/databank/takodana
Cornish Headlands is a good representation of the planet Takodana. Most of Takodana is covered in a vast blue ocean. This painting comprises of a vast ocean with mountains ending into the ocean. On the mountains is lush green grass. Space is used in this painting. There is a lot of negative space in this painting. This space is seen with the ocean. Around the ocean are cliffs that slowly become smaller as they move away from the front of the painting. This space is seen everywhere on Takodana, because there is an ocean that is surrounded by cliffs. http://static1.squarespace.com/static/56272186e4b0a79b5123f467/t/56578bbbe4b0c668da528895/1448577981045/
Northern Landscape, Spring is a good representation of the planet Tatooine. Tatooine is a desert planet with flat barren landscapes that go on for miles. This painting represents those characteristics. This painting has a barren landscape with very little hills or landmarks. Proportion plays a big part in this painting. As the landscape moves towards the back of the painting, the landscape starts to become smaller and less detail is seen. His helps to create depth in the painting and make it seem like the landscape goes on forever. This is a major characteristic of the planet Tatooine. http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/weboflife/images/a/a1/Tatuin-1.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20151230075153&path-prefix=ru
Volterra is a good representation of the planet Tatooine. Tatooine is a desert planet with mountainous sections in the desert. Volterra has those characteristics. This painting has a mountainous landscape that is seen often on Tatooine. Color plays a big part in this painting. The dominant color in this painting is a light brown. Everything but the sky is light brown. This color represents the desert and gives the feeling that there is nothing alive in this landscape. This light brown color is the same color of the mountains on the planet of Tatooine. http://mb.web.sapo.io/c5d9b169f3a358780a9aca360ec177b0f916dd01.jpg
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