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Star Wars Iwo Jima by OtisFrampton Star Wars Iwo Jima by OtisFrampton
This commission featuring Star Wars characters raising the Rebel flag on the planet Iwo Jima measures 9x12 inches and was drawn on Strathmore cold press 100lb paper with Micron pens and Prismacolor markers.

You can watch a recording of me inking and coloring most of this piece on my Ustream channel here: [link]

Go here to learn more about commissioning original or digital artwork from me: [link]

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mixmasterESP Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  New member
Epic, just Epic
Maksik234 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
Lol - awesome work!
TeamRocketJ Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
it is sad though  
TeamRocketJ Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
you realize 3/4  of them died right you killed  luke  chewie and wedge
jchunt Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
Nice piece. I read the other comments and agree about the sense of having a bunch of "easily offendeds" out there. As artists we don't always look for a deeper meaning, just a fun play on an iconic image of history. I'm diggin' it...
GunMasterG3 Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome man!
HiddenPalm Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
The rebellion in Star Wars were guerrilla fighters against an empire, they were not invaders planting their flag on other people's soil.

The Japanese were not oppressing US citizenry, unlike the Empire in Star Wars which oppressed the galaxy. This is image is pretty cruel to all fellow Star Wars fans in Japan, where close to 20,000 Japanese defenders were massacred during Iwo Jima, so many sacrificing their lives against the invading empire.

Their grandchildren grew up to love Star Wars too.
MidRocK-Morgan Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think you're over-thinking this far too much. As evidenced by the fact you left a 3-paragraph comment on a drawing of four men and a Wookiee sticking a flag in the ground.
imperialarmytrooper Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
well if this is the new republic era than its the republic attacking the imperial remnat
OtisFrampton Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Yep, that was my intention upon drawing this commission... being cruel to Japanese Star Wars fans.


There seems to be an outbreak of Easily Offended these days. Like some kind of zombie grievance brigade, attacking everyone and everything that they think might be in any way intended to be derogatory.

If you don't like the image, don't look at it. But don't presume harmful motivations in me when you have no idea what I think or feel.
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