The Art of Solo
A Star Wars Story
By Phil Szostak, and Lucasfilm Ltd
Illustrator various artists
Foreword by James Clyne, and Neil Lamont
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: May 25, 2018
  • Price: $40.00
  • Trim Size: 11 516 x 10 38
  • ISBN: 1-4197-2745-1
  • EAN: 9781419727450
  • Page Count: 256
  • Illustrations: 300 color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: US/CAN/AUS/NZ/UK English

The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story reveals, for the first time, the design evolution of each new fantastical set, otherworldly machine, and unforgettable character in the film. Packed with hundreds of spectacular images, including production paintings, concept art and sketches, storyboards, and matte paintings, The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story is the definitive guide to the art of the film—and a must-have keepsake for fans.

About the authors

Lucasfilm creative art manager Phil Szostak has worked in conjunction with Star Wars art departments since 2008. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York, Szostak ran the JAK Films Art Department on Skywalker Ranch for more than three years before joining the narrative design team on LucasArts’s Star Wars: 1313. He is also the author of The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Abrams, 2015) and The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Abrams, 2017).

Neil Lamont served as supervising art director for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, War Horse, Edge of Tomorrow, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He was co-production designer on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and is the production designer of Solo: A Star Wars Story

James Clyne has worked as a film industry artist for well over a decade. Clyne has collaborated on more than thirty film projects, including A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Minority Report, Avatar, Star Trek (2009), and Star Trek Into Darkness.