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Spock - Fascinating by Araen Spock - Fascinating by Araen
Dr. McCoy:
- Please, Spock, do me a favor ... 'n' don't say it's 'fascinating'...
Spock:
- No... but it is... interesting.

Graphite pencil portrait of Spock (Leonard Nimoy) from Star Trek Original Series.

"He was just plain sexy, without even trying. Sex symbol, savant and occasional psychic: Spock is an icon for all times." - Hazelyn Patterson

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Interesting thoughts about Spock by Henry Jenkins:
"It's a struggle we all face," says Henry Jenkins, humanities professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Are we driven by our emotion or by our intellect? And how do we reconcile those two things?"
One of the things Jenkins studies is Star Trek fan culture. He says Spock's struggle makes him an unlikely sex symbol.
"Spock is sexy for a large number of people, male and female," Jenkins says. "Many of the female fans I studied really are attracted to the emotional depths of this character." Like many men, Spock "represses outward signs of emotion," Jenkins says. He's a character "who tries to hold it all in, but who seems to be sensitive, sensuous at certain times."
And Spock's intense relationship with Captain Kirk only complicates his character.
"He seems to have a deep affection and even passionate relationship to Captain Kirk," Jenkins says. "This character, then, became the embodiment of the mystery of masculinity."


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Bres-Photos Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Fascinating!
 Do you mind if I use this in my group :iconspockprimeorspock:? Would you care to join?
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Rita-Ria Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
absolute wonderful artwork
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Sartpurple Featured By Owner May 7, 2013
Excellent!
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
wow great drawing, I've often thought of drawing Spock......... this is such inspiring work!!!
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lotr1000 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
amazing shading work! :)
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Lei-Feiyang Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
I think it's brilliant!!
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Edward1948 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
very nice
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aniruddharay Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Photographer
wonderful
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LonnyClouser Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Spock is my favorite from Star Trek ... great drawing!! :D
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Paudraic Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great portrait!
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