If you’ve been to a major convention around the United States, there’s a good chance that you’ve bumped into Roxy the Rancor, a 1:1 scale prop replica of Jabba’s pet beast from Return of the Jedi. Now, its creators have built a new major prop that you’ll see on the convention floor soon!
Incredibly, no special effects were used to create these visuals. The sculptures consist of thousands of layers of paper, arranged in a honeycomb-like lattice and pieced together with glue. Then, using a subtractive carving technique, Hongbo chips away with an electric saw to achieve the desired shapes.