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These pictures show that designing BB-8 was not as easy as you think

Forget about Rey, ignore Finn, never mind Ren - there was one little guy that stole the show in The Force Awakens, our newest bleepy friend, BB-8.

But it seems that creating this lovable little scamp was far from straightforward - at least according to these brilliant sketches by illustrator Elvira Ibragimova.

Take a look below and see how BB-8 was, ahem, a bit of a bollock to design.

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