Start Your Engines
♦ Over at Kotaku.com, they just put a big post focusing on Jason Battersby, who works at Audi but also creates concept art in his spare time…
Jason Battersby is a designer at Audi, but in his spare time he dabbles in concept art as well. So enjoy this TIE Fighter design, and think of it as a collaboration between the Galactic Empire and a German car manufacturer.
He calls it the Tie-X, and has even given it a little backstory:
Out of the shadows comes the Tie-X, Vader’s secret advanced Tie-Fighter project. Only a handful escaped the Death Star before it’s untimely demise. These advanced Tie-Fighters were built to be the most agile in the Empire, carrying out secret missions for Vader across the galaxy.
You can see more of Jason’s work at his ArtStation page.