Talented Malaysian Artist Uses Shadows to Bring Star Wars Characters to Life

Red Hong Yi is a Malaysian-born artist known for using unconventional mediums like flower petals, coffee beans and tea bags to make works of art out of them.

In her latest art series, she decided to do Star Wars theme in honor of the release of The Force Awakens.

“I’m posting 7 shadow art pieces created by casting one single light source onto objects made of different textures and materials,” Hong wrote on Instagram.

“Star Wars” Logo – Made out of chocolate cookies with rainbow sprinkles

Princess Leia silhouette – made from slices of Red’s own jeans and some flowers glued onto wires

Master Yoda –  made out of leaves and twigs

Chewbacca – made with colorful feathers

Stormtrooper  – made out of white cotton

R2-D2  – made out of computer graphic cards

Darth Vader – made out of aluminium foil

Behind-the-scenes video

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