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Watercolour Fan Art Illustration of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation

I’ve started doing a few flashbacks posts talking about some of my favourite pieces from my back-catalogue; first up was my fan art illustration of Willow Rosenberg from Joss Whedon’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Today, it’s all about another fan art piece, this time of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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I’m a big nerd; you can see that from a number of my wish list posts. And my all-time favourite show as a child was Star Trek: The Next Generation.

A4 Print of Watercolour Fan Art Illustration of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation, by Karen Murray of A Rose Cast
A6 Print of Watercolour Fan Art Illustration of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation, by Karen Murray of A Rose Cast

Captain Jean-Luc Picard was an idol to me as a child (well, still is), and I think a lot of my moral basis comes directly from him. (As well as Hawkeye from M∗A∗S∗H, another childhood fave of mine. Yeah … I had weird choices for a kid.) So I wanted to create a little ode to him while I was trying my hand at drawing from real-life references. And just like Willow, I was really ecstatic with how he turned out.

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So I decided to pop A4 and A6 art prints up on my store, along with a greeting card version with an additional banner of text. I’ve always liked the sound of the Walt Whitman/Dead Poets Society quote, "O Captain! My Captain!", so thought it would be fitting for this piece. It makes for a great greeting card to give to a nerdy friend.

Greeting Card of Watercolour Fan Art Illustration of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation, with text "O captain! My captain", by Karen Murray of A Rose Cast

I currently have five fan art illustrations in this line of art prints and greeting cards. Captain Picard is joined by; Joss Whedon creations Malcolm ‘Mal’ Reynolds from the short-lived sci-fi/western classic Firefly, and Willow Rosenberg from Buffy The Vampire Slayer; Usagi Tsukino from the manga/anime Sailor Moon; and Princess Bubblegum from the animated show Adventure Time (though she still needs the greeting card treatment).

Watercolour Fan Art Greeting Cards of Willow Rosenberg from Joss Whedon's Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation

Watercolour Fan Art Greeting Cards of Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds from Joss Whedon's Firefly, and Usagi Tsukino from manga/anime Sailor Moon

Watercolour Fan Art Illustration of Willow Rosenberg from Joss Whedon's Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from sci-fi epic Star Trek: The Next Generation, Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds from Joss Whedon's Firefly, and Usagi Tsukino from manga/anime Sailor Moon, and Princess Bubblegum from cartoon Adventure Time

And like most of my products, you can also buy the Captain Jean-Luc Picard illustration on a number different products over on my Society6Redbubble and Art Rookie stores, from cushions and cards to mugs and rugs.



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Karen Murray of A Rose Cast

Hello, I'm Karen

I'm an illustrator & designer from the UK, producing my own products as well as custom illustration for clients, both big and small.

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