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The 1964/65 New York World's Fair And The Design of Star Trek, By Doug Drexler

“The answers we seek will be found in the near tomorrow… Let us explore together the future. A future not of dreams, but of reality. For much of what we are about to see is even now beyond the promise, an...

June 26, 2014

The Drex Files: DS9 -- A Day In The Life, Part II

In part two of his latest The Drex Files guest blog, Doug Drexler uses words and pictures to beam Trek fans back 20 years, to 1993, for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine set. If you...

January 05, 2013

The Drex Files: DS9 -- A Day In The Life, Part I

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine holds an extra-special place in my heart. It's where I went from being a makeup artist to becoming a member of the legendary Star Trek art department. It all started while doing makeup on TN...

January 04, 2013

Drex Files: Bob Justman, The Heart & Soul Of Star Trek, II

In part two of his deeply personal guest blog, Doug Drexler pays tribute to one of the most important men in Star Trek history, Robert H. Justman. If you haven't read part one yet, please click HERE. 1986 - Th...

October 19, 2012

Drex Files: Bob Justman, The Heart & Soul Of Star Trek

Image- (From L-R) Doug, the wonderful Jackie Justman, The man himself, Mike and Denise Okuda. Our last visit with Bob, just weeks before he slipped the surly bonds.   I have been meaning to write an entry abo...

October 18, 2012

The Drex Files - Ships Of The Line: Active Duty!

I had to think about it for a minute, but as incredible as it may seem, the Ships Of The Line calendar is 15 years old! We've shared some incredible vistas and marveled at some awe-inspiring starships, and somehow th...

March 25, 2012

The Drex Files: Butt of the Joke

  Step right up! Drexler's Hollywood science-fiction sleigh ride continues to accelerate, charting new territories, fighting scary monsters, dancing with wild producers, leaping tall buildings with nutty directo...

August 11, 2011

The Drex Files #4

Here is the latest and fourth D-TV, a time machine if you will, a window looking back to our old-school Star Trek roots... the roots which begat new-school Galactica. Working on Trek those 17 years was some of the bes...

April 14, 2011

The Drex Files: Hangin' With Mr. Wezmo

I'm hip deep in prep right now with legendary Trek VXF supervisor Gary Hutzel. Why, you ask? Galactica returns to basics, and Blood and Chrome is fully upon us. Would anyone like some toast?But, just because I'm inten...

February 03, 2011

The Drex Files - A Video Addendum #2

  "...All the stuff that you do... the hundreds and hundreds of hours, and the hundreds and hundreds of things, and then there's a few oddball items that you end up being remembered the most for..."In my career ...

October 29, 2010

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