Tag Archives: Fan Art Fridays (FArFri)

FArFri “Forget”by Lei Feiyang

Here’s today’s Fan Art: “Forget” by artist Lei Feiyang on DeviantArt.  Splendid traditional art of one of my favorite scenes.

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FArFri — 11/23/12 — Convention Edition

Today’s Fan Art Friday is two great works from the convention program.  For winning the art contest sponsored by the convention organizers, both of these artists won the honor of having their art printed in the convention program.  The first is an excellent original “blueprint’ of two small spacecraft created by artist Geoffrey Mandel in the style borrowed from the book The Star Trek Starfleet Technical Manual by Franz Joseph.  (Mandel later won a greater prize, doing production work on later Star Trek incarnations! Talk about a Trekkie’s dream come true! )

The second is a fantastic pen and ink pointillist piece by artist Monica Miller  called Pirates of the Empire.  I love this, with the proud but menacing Vulcan and that leering sneer of Kirk.   Monica did a lot of work for Star Trek ‘fanzines’ at the time.  Fanzines were home-made mimeographed magazines featuring Star  Trek-centered stories.  Many fanzines were written by women and the stories were often erotic, with lots of starship romances; e.g. Spock and Chapel, and where the Kirk/Spock ‘slash’ stories were born.  Miller created many memorable covers for publications — see here a similar design for an  issue of Off The Beaten Trek.  Unfortunately I could not find any online bios for Ms. Miller, but I’m sure her unique style was greatly appreciated.

FArFri 10/26/12 A Trekkie Halloween, Various Artists

Since Halloween will be over by next Friday- Here’s some Halloween Trek!  From various artists —

Schematization on DeviantArt creates these very funny Star Trek ‘stamps’ (mini gifs) and slogans-with a great sense of humor, and even entire episodes squeezed into several seconds!  Here’s a few, including Catspaw  Hilarious! Then a nice crossover of Kirk with the Gremlin by artist Tom Whalen (strongstuff)  from Twilight Zone! And then a brilliant ‘Regency Trek by artist  lamamama I love how she portrays Amanda & Sarek! The characters there are as follows:

Top row: Sarek woos Amanda with little success

2nd Row:  Chekov defends Mother Russia, Scotty hates the French, and Sarek tries again  ( I LOVE Amanda’s expression and reply here!)

3rd Row T’Pring as snobby Caroline Bingley, Kirk gets randy, Spock does not want to dance and McCoy looks for alcohol.  Meanwhile, Uhura looks ravishing in her gown and turban!

And on the other end of history, a wild, 70’s funkadellic Spock and Uhura from griffinfly   (How cool is that?)Happy Early Halloween Everyone!

My Daily Spock 5/15/12

Continuing Senior’sWeek  — This is a splendid sketch of Leonard and Bill that the artist made as a tribute to the two during their 8oth Birthday week last year. He really captured their personalities here.   (5/16– p.s.  I just found the photo this was based on! Nice!)