Friday, September 18, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 043

Title: "Oh! so my conscience hangs in me!" he groans, "straight upward, so it burns; but the chambers of my soul are all in crookedness!"

7.75 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 18, 2009

4 comments:

  1. The single flame brings it all together. Wow.

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  2. My wife said the white bars reminded her of bone. Which was a wonderful compliment as well.

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  3. So much impact. The white 'bars' remind me of newspaper structures I used to make as a child - where we rolled up sheets and taped them into sticks and built cubes, pyramids, buildings. When I look at this drawing that is what I imagine - and I imagine the flame reaching them and burning them down.

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  4. Samantha, that is fascinating! I never did anything like that with newspapers, but now I almost want to try. I do like your addressing the combustible nature of what you see...I had hoped for that to come through and am very grateful it did.

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