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Star Wars Pirate AU, a.k.a.
Pirates of the Kessel Run: Curse of the Millenium Pearl

on tumblr: [link]

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combining two of my favourite movies! :D

so I was listening to Davy Jones’ theme for hours, and went “hey this reminds me of a sad, nautical mash-up of Across the Stars and the Imperial March??” (srsly, the music box tune vs when the drums kick in)… then “hey, Anakin/Vader is basically Davy Jones, Captain of the Flying Dutchman Executor" and then this AU spawned in my brain. the parallels are based more on personalities/roles, ignore family relations...

Starring...
Luke Skywalker as Will Turner
Han Solo as Captain Jack Sparrow
Chewbacca as First Mate Gibbs
Leia Organa as Elizabeth Swann
Grand Moff Tarkin as Cutler Beckett
Padme Amidala as Tia Dalma/Calypso
Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader as Captain Davy Jones
Emperor Palpatine as His Imperial Majesty, King George II

and speaking of songs... clearly He's A Pirate = the Force theme and Two Hornpipes (Tortuga) = the Star Wars Cantina :XD:

also I just wanted to try completely reversing the environment of the Anakin vs Obi-Wan final duel… (not that typhoons and giant space kraken are much of an improvement, ahaha) :noes:

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Star Wars © Georce Lucas
Pirates of the Caribbean © Disney
Wacom Intuos4, Painter 12
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haius Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Hobbyist
I would honestly kill to see this made into a real movie.  Did I comment that before on this?  I probably did.  BUT IT'S TRUE.
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Cathlena Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015
Oh gosh I just fangirled so bad over Anakin and Padmé! It's brilliant ;)
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Nshade2468 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015
So, does this make the emperor Lord Beckett and Darth Vader Davy Jones??
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Nshade2468 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015
Never mind, don't answer that. Stupid question
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Time-dragonD Featured By Owner Edited Jun 22, 2015  Student Digital Artist
First thought, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, Mom's first though when i wrote JONNY DEPP :P (i know i spelled his first name wrong P: )
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penguinanime676 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Student General Artist
lol "Across the Seas"
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Nasedo-13 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015
That panel with Padmé and Ani is fantastic :D
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shorelle Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
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ClefJ Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh I would love this. :3
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :love:
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skyguypat Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
MAN...you love PotC as well?!! :heart: Following your work just keeps getting better...savvy?! :XD:
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep, it's such an awesome and fun movie! Thank you! :D
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Clarity-Art Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student General Artist
I have a quick question yet again.

Could you post some tutorials for anatomy and the like?
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shorelle Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahhh I'm still a massive anatomy n00b and still use tutorials that I find around the internets! I tend to save them and then lose the original link, but there's a few art reference tumblrs that have a collection of great tutorials (a lot of them to do with anatomy) e.g. fyeaharttips.tumblr.com

Old-fashioned anatomy/figure drawing books are also really helpful! I recommend the ones by Andrew Loomis (they're free online as PDFs :D) and if you want to go really deeply into how the body works, Artistic Anatomy by Paul Richer is very detailed! I hope that helps as a starting point :D
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Clarity-Art Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Student General Artist
I'm writing a fanfiction on this, so is it okay if I use your character designs?  I'll alter them a little so I'm not exactly plagarizing
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shorelle Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, that's totally fine! :D
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ceemaire Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
*slow clap* Yet another way to break the Cari's feels. Alas, the feels have spoken, and the muse holds a gun to my head, demanding I ask this of you once more' may I have permission to turn this epic piece into a bit of sh*ty writing by yours truly. (Okay, not entrily sh*ty)
*bows once more, before punching muse in the face* That's what you get for holding me a frickin' gunpoint!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course that would be totally all right! Thank you so much for your message and for letting me know <33 (and good luck with your writing!!) :huggle:
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Steffel Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, I want this so bad!!
Tarkin is perfect in that outfit and the Anakin / Davy Jones parallel is fascinating. I really love all these designs. :heart:
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shorelle Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I'm glad you like the designs! :love: :huggle:
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Steffel Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome. :D
And of course I do. They are so awesome!
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Dotterall Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013   General Artist
Awesome!
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charcharwolf2 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Student General Artist
I am so happy this exists!
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shorelle Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :D
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charcharwolf2 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Yay!<3
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Talicor Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is AWESOME!! (Although, it does make me curious as to what a nautical Vader would look like)
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shorelle Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! Yeah, I wonder too... sort of like a mechanical Davy Jones? I have no idea how that work even work ahaha :XD:
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Talicor Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
For some reason I picture a poorly photoshopped pirate's hat on top of Vader's helmet...
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shorelle Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dahahaha, that works too ;)
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Talicor Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
^_^ I would still like to see more of this though!
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Elleagil Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Oh God this is too realHeart Heart Heart 
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :XD:
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GleeHatch Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013
Oh yeah, I love it xD
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :love:
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Novouto Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Student General Artist
Yes. All of the yes :D
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*high five!* :highfive:
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Cupcake-Logic Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013
I just saw this on tumblr and I swear I'm still grinning! Why do you always make me want things that I never knew I wanted?

Light saber fights on a pirate ship, I'd pay good money to see that.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! XD I'm just glad that I'm not alone in wanting this as a thing! omg, I would pay Disney insane amounts of money (well, if I had that much money ;)) to make this happen!!
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Megaloaf Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist
gaah this is so amazing! the star wars trilogy (4,5,6) has been my favorite ever since i was teeny tiny and this is so cool and pirates !? that's so awesome! and i just thought i'd let you know my whole family absolutely loves this! great job! :)
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh, thank you so much! I'm so happy that they liked it! :) :huggle:
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InnoYou Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013   Digital Artist
This is just awesome!!Really love the one you did on Padme and Ankain.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much! The roles seemed to fit them very well :XD:
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Elocinaqui Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMg, this is fantastic.  Loving it.  This would make a wonderful fanfic/saga as well.
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! Yeah, I really wish this could have happened in an alternate world, haha :D
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LadyMarissaGarmadon Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha! Too perfect. Thought quite funny being it's Will and Elizabeth and that's Luke and Leia here XD
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahaha, they just can't escape the accidental incest no matter what universe they're in... :XD:
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LadyMarissaGarmadon Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol yep
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haius Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist
I wish this were a thing.  :D

Also, TOTALLY AGREED about the soundtrack. 
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shorelle Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
As do I! :XD: And ahhh I love both soundtracks, I'm glad I'm not the only one who feels this way :love:
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Tryphosa20 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Star Wars and Pirates seem so fitting together. How come this has never been done before, but I have to say I love it best in your airy style. Anakin and Padme are so perfect (that goes without saying) :iconlovemoteplz: but I love how you handled the trilogy as well. Fantastic job. I just love this!

I actually have never seen POTC before.. well maybe once a long time ago but that was the only time. I have no idea what happens in the series.  
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