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Simon Willems' Works Remind Us That Stormtroopers are People Too

 - Jan 29, 2011
References: simonwillems & buzzfeed
Simon Willems is an artist who has forever changed how I view Stormtroopers with his series of paintings entitled "Stormtrooper Mourning The Loss Of His Mother." These paintings depict a distraught Stormtrooper as he grieves for the loss of a loved one alone.

I never considered Stormtroopers anything more than clones with badass armor and terrible aim before I saw Simon Willems' work. If you're a Star Wars fan with a soft side, you've definitely got to check these paintings out. Even the purest of Jedis might shed a tear here.