Original painting, portrait of STAR TREK actors Patrick Stewart and Marina Sirtis, painted by myself, artist Paul Stillwell, acrylic on canvas, stretched around a wooden frame, ready to hang. Size 30 inch x 24 inch. Personally autographed by actors Patrick Stewart and Marina Sirtis at a conventions between March and July 2008. Here is the story of how I met them. I read that Marina Sirtis (who plays Counsellor Troi in’Star Trek Next Generation’) would be signing autographs at a film convention in Coventry, March 2008. I worked for over 30 hours creating a portrait of her character, and also Patrick Stewart’s character, together. On the day of the convention I left home at 4am and drove 160 miles with my dad up to Coventry. After queuing for 3 hours we met Marina. She was so kind and friendly and was genuinely impressed with the painting. She called over to fellow actor Brent Spiner (who plays’Data’ in Star Trek) sitting nearby, to show him the painting. Marina was wonderful and took time to chat to me for a few moments too. We tried to film the meeting but the video function on my camera didn’t work at first, but luckily we got the tail end of our wonderful meeting on video, when Marina posed for a moment with the painting. A few months later in July, Patrick Stewart was signing autographs at a film convention in London. I left home at 5.30am and travelled 100 miles to London to meet him. Arriving at 8am, there was already a huge queue of fans waiting to get his autograph. He arrived at 12pm and we were told he would only be there for 3 hours. I was worried that after all the effort I put into painting the portrait and meeting Marina, I wanted to have proof that he had signed it too, so I hung my camera around my chest and switched it to video mode and left it running without touching it, hoping I could capture some footage without offending him. He signed the painting and said “Its very nice, congratulations”. I was not allowed to shake his hand and I was asked to leave as soon as he had signed it. Fortunately, when I checked the film footage later, I had managed to capture the moment he signed it. Still frames from the video of Patrick and photos of Marina signing are pictured above. The video of Patrick signing it is on my site. This item is in the category “Collectables\Science Fiction Collectables\Star Trek Collectables\Other Star Trek Collectables”. The seller is “paulstillwell-art” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Vietnam, Russian Federation, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Aruba.
- Character: Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Deanna Troy
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Type: Painting
- Series/Film: The Next Generation