Han Solo said it best..."Hokey Religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side".
Science Fiction films and T.V. shows strive to develop new and unique weapons and many of these guns have become as iconic as the shows in which they were featured.
This has created a vast universe of imaginative and lethal side arms. From Phasers to PPGs, I love them all.
"This is the weapon of the Jedi Knight. Not as clumsy or random as a blaster; An elegant weapon of a more civilized age." - Obi-Wan Kenobi
I have loved light sabers from the moment I first saw them on screen in 1977. The light saber is one of those weapons, mentioned above, that has gained it's own iconic, place in cinema history.
When a film is being made, especially genre films, teams of artists create amazing sketches, drawings, and paintings of the props, backgrounds, and costumes so that the Director can visualize his movie.
The pieces below are all examples of original works of art, or production references, used in the production of movies and T.V.