Howie Weed signed sketch photo Star Wars Wampa 11×14
Authentic Howie Weed signed sketch photo Star Wars Wampa 11×14. Signed by Howie in black marker adding Grrr above his signature and drawing his Wampa sketch underneath.
Harold “Howie” S. Weed (born December 23, 1962) is an American visual and special effects artist known for his work on Hollywood films and franchises. His most notable works have been Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back; Star Trek, and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Then again, Weed started his career in films in the 1980s with an uncredited model making job for the film Gremlins.
Howie Weed has gained a cult following for his involvement with the Star Wars Universe. In addition, Weed works with George Lucas’ company Industrial Light and Magic and has appeared in Episode IV; as multiple characters and worked on multiple Star Wars films behind the scenes with his special effects work.
In the 1997 Special Edition re-release of Star Wars: A New Hope, Weed played Ketwol; a character created with a costume and mechanical stilts.
Also in the re-release, Weed appeared as the Wampa, replacing actor Des Webb, and then as character Melas.
Furthermore, Weed worked on Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace as a digital model development and construction artist and then Star Wars; Episode III Revenge of the Sith as a digital modeler.
Additionally, Weed has been interviewed for the Star Wars: Insider magazine and Jedi News.