On his website, artist Gabriel Dishaw describes himself as an “upcycler/sculptor,” but looking at his work, it’s fair to assume he’s also huge Star Wars fan, too. He has several series devoted to characters from the films, including a number of recent sculptures that cleverly repurpose Louis Vuitton handbags among their materials.
Most of the intricate, one-of-a-kind pieces run well over $US1,000 ($1,295) (and most are sold out anyway), but those of us without deep pockets can ogle his creations via Dishaw’s website and his Instagram feed. We see a lot of Star Wars art these days, especially posters, but these sculptures are truly unique. Here’s a few of our favourites: