- The designs of K2-SO, the film's new droid and likely a fan favorite from the film. The book shows very early concepts of K2, and well as artwork that looks to be near to the final film version of the droid.
- Rough sketches of Jyn, including various alternate costume and gear designs.
- Designs for the new all-black Death Troopers, Director Krennic's elite personal guards.
- Illustrations of Krennic's encounter with Darth Vader in his castle on Mustafar.
- Full two-page spreads of artwork from the Battle of Scarif (both the ground and air campaigns).
In looking through the book, it's interesting to see how the design team takes cues from old Star Wars (necessary given the film's proximity to the original 1977 film) and build on it to create new designs. For example, you'll see the traditional TIE Fighter that you know and love, but you'll also be introduced to the TIE Striker (very similar in overall look and design, but a distinctive new shape).
I really enjoyed spending time going through "The Art of Rogue One", and will likely find myself revisiting it many times in the future. The level of creativity on display in Star Wars is a major reason why it's my favorite film series, and books like this capture everything I love about the art and design of the movies.
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