Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Felicitations, a Star Trek parody comic by Amy Crook for Tara Swiger

Felicitations, a Star Trek parody comic
by Amy Crook for Tara Swiger

This commission was so fun! Tara Swiger came to me wanting a Trekkie birthday card with a Tara sort of twist, and we passed ideas back and forth via email until this finally gelled.

Spock’s holding a gift in what I think of as Tara colors, though really her pink is usually even brighter, and Picard’s got his usual “make it so” hand gesture going on. It was kind of fun mixing eras, too (though technically Spock did show up on Next Generation, he wasn’t in his TOS uniform). A little logic, a little illogic, and a lot of fangirl glee went into the image!

After Tara got her original in the mail, she sent me this fun little quote to share with you:

Hoorah! I just got my custom illustration in the mail (Amy sent the ORIGINAL! So fancy!) and it is so perfect!
I requested a customer birthday card, something funny + sweet to send Captains on their birthday. Amy helped me come up with the perfect idea, because I was a bit foggy about what I wanted.
I love that she got the geekery and she’s clever enough to make it funny.

Amy’s super-easy to work with (this is my second custom order!) and I’ve been nervous (I have NO idea what’s involved), but she makes it easy!

If you’d like an illustration of your very own, just email me to get started!

Find more like this:

Categories: Card Design, Completed Commissions, People, Figures and Faces, Series and Books, Things I'm a Fan Of
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

« Drip divider »

2 Responses to “Felicitations”

Drip divider
  1. […] My custom birthday cards!  […]

  2. […] I drew this birthday card for Tara, I wanted something similar for my Etsy shop, but not exactly the same. I decided to […]