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Painted Droid Pumpkins

This Star Wars Pumpkin is a Perfect Painted Replica of the BB-8 Robot

— October 6, 2015 — Art & Design
This Star Wars pumpkin is an adorable, artistic replica of the BB-8 android character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

With the approaching release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the mania is increasing, with more and more odd and out-there merchandise and DIY projects appearing to honor the upcoming film. Lucasfilm and Disney have been releasing tidbits of information about The Force Awakens, and perhaps the most popular of these teasers is images of BB-8, a cute rotund cousin to R2D2.

A talented maker and Star Wars fan has crafted this unique BB-8 Star Wars pumpkin. Composed of a smaller gourd stacked on top of a full-size legume, the Star Wars pumpkin perfectly resembles the fan favorite from the much-anticipated film.
Trend Themes
1. Star Wars DIY Projects - The increasing mania surrounding Star Wars merchandise and DIY projects presents an opportunity for businesses to tap into this niche market.
2. Character-themed Pumpkins - As people continue to look for creative and artistic ways to express their fandom, the trend of character-themed pumpkins presents an opportunity for businesses to create unique products and offer customized pumpkin-carving services.
3. Replica Art - Artists creating realistic replicas of characters and objects from popular culture presents an opportunity for businesses to create unique merchandise and offer customized creative services.
Industry Implications
1. Entertainment - As the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens approaches, the entertainment industry has the potential to cash in on the increasing mania surrounding Star Wars merchandise and DIY projects.
2. Seasonal Retail - The trend of character-themed pumpkins presents an opportunity for seasonal retail businesses to offer unique and customizable products during the Halloween season.
3. Art and Design - The trend of creating unique and artistic replicas of popular culture characters and objects presents an opportunity for businesses in the art and design industry to offer creative services and unique merchandise.
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