Star Wars and Shakespeare combine, as Adobe updates the classics

Star Wars and Shakespeare combine, as Adobe updates the classics
(Image credit: Darryll Jones / Adobe / RSC)

Adobe and the Royal Shakespeare Company have collaborated on a digital art series to reimagine The Bard's most beloved and most studied scenes and characters using digital illustration, comic book artistry and photography.

The project, to boost creativity in the classroom, came about after Adobe conducted a study of 2,000 school and college-age people in the UK, following a recent drop of young people studying William Shakespeare at A-Level (roughly equivalent to SAT II). 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.