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Latest News:


November 15, 2014

We have a mini documentary ready for viewing.

If you have 5 minutes you can get a glimpse at a day in the life

with the owners and crew of Far Away Creations:

 




October 4, 2014

We attended Sun City SciFi in El Paso, Texas.

On the trip back home we stopped off on Tatooine (White Sands National Monument)

Right click on the photo to see a larger image.




June 27, 2014

We attended the Albuquerque Comic Expo for the 4th year and it was an exceptional time
as can be seen by the following photo with Sam Witwer and Sam Huntington joining us for a group photo.


We attended the Albuquerque Comic Expo for the 4th year and it was an exceptional time
as can be seen by the following photo with Sam Witwer and Sam Huntington joining us for a group photo.

Click on the ACE photo to go to the ACE website.

Click on the group photo to see a higher resolution image.




June 15, 2014

One of F.A.C.'s artists, Josh West finished his new HALO costume and
he has hit it out of the park, using shop floor mat of all things.

What weird everyday materials do you use for your creations?

Hey, Josh might even be up for building a costume for YOU too.  Feel free to inquire.

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June 14, 2014

The Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper ran a nice article about us.

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They also posted a video:

www.coloradoan.com/videos/entertainment/2014/06/12/10381611/



June 13, 2014

The Far Away Creations team attended Denver Comic Con for another amazing year.

Thanks to everyone who came by to say hi, take photos on the landspeeder set, and enjoy the Star Wars fan club interactive experience that was set up next to us.

 





May 22, 2014

We document one way of making a nice rust patina, for the back side of our landspeeder project.
Click on the photo to go directly to the article:





May 3, 2014

We attended the Denver Mini Maker Faire and we showed off our new backdrop for our landspeeder.  We were able to get some new photos in some better lighting that nearly allow the true colors to be captured.

Click on the following photo to go directly to our build article for more information or click on the Maker Faire photo to go to their website:







April 19, 2014

We debuted our new vinyl backdrop for our landspeeder at the FoCo Comic and Gaming Festival in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Click on the photo to go directly to our build article for more information:





 


April 1, 2014


In conjunction with D&A Electronics we will be creating a section on our projects page for electronics.

For starters we have put together this nifty electronics kit that will work with a Transport Driver costume.

Click on the image to watch the video:






March 14, 2014



We attended Sun City SciFi convention in El Paso Texas, March 14-16.

We showcased our full sized replica of a portion of Jabba's Palace, with Han Solo in Carbonite.

We were excited to see our friend Ray Park, who played Darth Maul.

Click on the photo to go to their website:



Here is a comparison photo we took of our set, while at the convention.  Click on the photo to view the article:





January 8, 2014

We located some very hard to find World War II airplane parts for the back of the landspeeder.
Click on the photo to go to the article.



October 27, 2013

We attended the annual "Hauntings At The Hangar" event
at the Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver Colorado.

We have been attending this event since it started, which I believe has been 9 years so far.

This year we decided to have a little fun.  Like our new look?



See more pics on our Facebook page.



September 24, 2013


Announcement for October 5th, 2013:

With our full scale replica landspeeder in tow, we will be at the Fort Collins Maker Faire along with the Mountain States R2 builders club.

Click on the photo to go to the website.



Here is a recent photo of the progress on our speeder.  Click on the photo to go directly to the article:


 



August 6, 2013.


We have added a new category to our Projects page for making foam rubber props.

Click on the photo to go directly to the article.






August 4, 2013.
 We have added more progress photos to our landspeeder article, on our projects page.

Click on the photo to go directly to the article.






July 20, 2013.

By popular demand, we have finally added an article documenting the ongoing build of our full scale, remote controlled R2-D2.

Click on the photo to go directly to the article on our projects page:






June 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2013.

Far Away Creations, crew, and friends attended ACE (Albuqerque Comic Expo) for the 3rd year.

Thank you for coming by our booth, saying hi, and taking some photos with our full scale landspeeder.

Click on the photo to go to the ACE website:




June 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2013.

While on the road in New Mexico we attended the Roswell Film and Comic Convention

click on the photo to go to the Roswell Convention website:






May 31 - June 2, 2013:

Far Away Creations and crew attended Denver Comic Con.

61,000 attendees!  Wow!  The place was insane.

Thanks everyone for coming to visit us, say hi, and take some pictures on our sets.  We displayed our Jabba's Palace / Han in carbonite set as well as debuting our landspeeder.

Click on the picture to go to the Denver Comic Con website:


 




Winter project of 2012 / 2013:

Building a full scale landspeeder.

Keep checking our Projects page to follow the progress
or
Click on the photo to go directly to the article.





August, 2012

The gang makes the trek from Colorado to Orlando Florida for Star Wars Celebration VI.



We finished the extra props and walls (minus the Taun Taun and Jerba heads) for the Jabba's Palace set and we set it up for the 501st to use at their private party (501st bash).  After the bash we moved it to the 501st experience room at the Convention Center for the rest of the weekend.






July, 2012

This was a new fun project:  We built a Han Solo in Carbonite ~ coffee table.
Why not?










June 9th, 2012


We attended the 2nd annual Albuquerque Comic Expo
After having such an incredible time in 2011 and with the incredible hosts, how could we resist?



This was our 2nd opportunity to set up our new set piece and the convention go-ers loved it:






April  - May, 2012

Cal spends some time in the desert on the set of the new Lone Ranger movie starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer

Click on the photo to go directly to the article




No, the following photos are not from the set.  Cal's wife Kathy took these pictures to share with the casting agent.





You won't believe the "prospector" facial hair Cal had by the time he was called to the set
We will post some more pictures of Cal after the movie is released (July 3rd)



April 20th, 2012

We (mostly) finished our new full scale, replica movie set and it made its debut at Starfest, which is a local Sci-Fi convention in Denver, Colorado. 

As members of the 501st costuming organization, we were excited to put the set on display in order to help raise funds for Noah Warden, a little boy who is in need of a service dog.

See Noah's page here:
www.noahsmiracle.blogspot.com/



To see the creation of the prop and the movie set,

go to our Projects Page by clicking here
or
go directly to the Article by clicking here



April 16th, 2012

Flightsuits become available after years of Research and Development
Contact us for details.









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