Monster Gallery: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
One of the flying creatures from Dagobah.
Concept art of the Space Slug by Ralph McQuarrie
The hand puppet.
Tauntaun concept art by Ralph McQuarrie
Phil Tippett with a prototype Tauntaun – the Piranha mutant from ‘Piranha’ (1978).
Tippett sculpts the Tauntaun maquette
Tippett with the Tauntaun puppet.
Full-size Tauntauns on set.
Wampa illustration by Ralph McQuarrie.
Building the Wampa suit.
Early version of the close-up puppet.
The close-up puppet.
Filming the close-up puppet.
The special edition suit.
The special edition head puppet.