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    Aug 13, 2012, 9:09 AM - As You Wish Artist Highlight - Tom Woodruff Jr / ADI #1


    Welcome to another Artist Highlight from the As You Wish Helmet Project! This helmet along with 49 others will be displayed a Star Wars: Celebration VI in Orlando, FL from Aug 23-26. Starting Thursday, August 23 these helmets will be auctioned on eBay by the Make-A-Wish Foundation with 100% of the proceeds going to support Make-A-Wish.Please be sure to LIKE us on Facebook at

    Artist Overview
    Company: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.
    Artists: Tom Woodruff Jr


    Company Facebook:

    TDH: Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

    Woodruff: I have been a leading professional Special Character Creator for film and television for 30 years. My areas of expertise combine design, building, and on-screen performance of aliens, creatures, and animal characters. Together with Alec Gillis at ADI, I share in multiple awards and nominations including the Academy Award.

    TDH: Tell us a little about the process of creating this helmet.

    Woodruff: My design was just a riff off of joking-up the name of the character. Once I hit on the idea of the Death Star as a ball gag and an bikini-Leia in the monitor, the rest fell into place. The trick was making it work on a PG level without resorting to anything graphic.

    WIP photos of the Boba Fetish helmet:
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    The finished Boba Fetish helmet:
    Click images for a closer view. This helmet will be available for sale via eBay starting Thursday, August 23 with 100% of the proceeds going to support Make-A-Wish.
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