Wednesday, September 30, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 054

Title: ...and when the ship was gliding by, like a flash he darted out; gained her side; with one backward dash of his foot capsized and sank his canoe; climbed up the chains...

8.5 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint, colored pencil, ink and marker on found paper
September 30, 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 053

Title: His father was a High Chief, a King; his uncle a High Priest; and on the maternal side he boasted aunts who were the wives of unconquerable warriors.

11 inches by 7.75 inches
ink on found paper
September 28, 2009

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Friday, September 25, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 050

Title: ...he pressed his forehead against mine, clasped me round the waist, and said that henceforth we were married...

11 inches by 7.75 inches
ink and marker on found paper
September 25, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 049

Title: I'll try a pagan friend...since Christian kindness has proved but hollow courtesy.

7 inches by 9.5 inches
ink on found paper
September 24, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 048

Title: Queequeg was George Washington cannibalistically developed.

11 inches by 8.5 inches
acrylic paint, collage, ink and marker on found paper
September 23, 2009

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 047

Title: "Delight is to him, who gives no quarter in the truth, and kills, burns, and destroys all sin..."

9 inches by 11.25 inches
acrylic paint and collage on found paper
September 22, 2009

Monday, September 21, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 046

Title: "...and from the shuddering cold and blackness of the sea, the whale came breeching up towards the warm and pleasant sun, and all the delights of air and earth..."

7.75 inches by 11 inches
colored pencil and ink on found paper
September 21, 2009

Sunday, September 20, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 045

Title: "Then Jonah prayed unto the Lord out of the fish's belly."

7.75 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint, ink and marker on found paper
September 20, 2009

Saturday, September 19, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 044

Title: "And ever, as the white moon shows her affrighted face from the steep gullies in the blackness overhead..."

11 inches by 7.75 inches
acrylic paint, collage, ink and marker on found paper
September 19, 2009

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

Thursday, September 17, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 042

Title: "...Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowel's wards."

8.5 inches by 11 inches
ballpoint pen on paper
September 17, 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 041

Title: "Miserable man! Oh! most contemptible and worthy of all scorn; with slouched hat and guilty eye, skulking from his God; prowling among the shipping like a vile burglar hastening to cross the seas."

7.75 inches by 11 inches
ballpoint pen and crayon on found paper
September 16, 2009

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 040

Title: "Yet what depths of the soul does Jonah's deep sea-line sound!"

8.5 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint, collage and marker on found paper
September 15, 2009

Monday, September 14, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 039

Title: "Awful, yet bright, as lightning shone / The face of my Deliverer God."

8 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint, ink and marker on found paper
September 14, 2009

Sunday, September 13, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 038

Title: But high above the flying scud and dark-rolling clouds, there floated a little isle of sunlight, from which beamed forth an angel's face; and this bright face shed a distinct spot of radiance upon the ship's tossed deck...

11 inches by 7.75 inches
acrylic paint, collage and ink on found paper
September 13, 2009

Saturday, September 12, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 037

Title: Can it be, then, that by that act of physical isolation, he signifies his spiritual withdrawal for the time, from all outward worldly ties and connexions?

7.75 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 12, 2009

Friday, September 11, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 036

Title: Yes, it was the famous Father Mapple, so called by the whalemen, among whom he was a very great favorite.

8 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 8, 2009

Thursday, September 10, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 035

Title: What deadly voids and unbidden infidelities in the lines that seem to gnaw upon all Faith, and refuse resurrections to the beings who have placelessly perished without a grave.

11 inches by 7.75 inches
ink on found paper
September 7, 2009

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 034

Title: ...and turning sideways was surprised to see Queequeg near me. Affected by the solemnity of the scene, there was a wondering gaze of incredulous curiosity in his countenance.

7 inches by 9.5 inches
ink and marker on found paper
September 7, 2009

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 033

Title: Each silent worshipper seemed purposely sitting apart from the other, as if each silent grief were insular and incommunicable.

8 inches by 9 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 7, 2009

Monday, September 7, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 032

Title: And the women of New Bedford, they bloom like their own red roses.

9 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint and collage on found paper
September 7, 2009

Sunday, September 6, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 031

Title: Look there! that chap strutting round the corner. He wears a beaver hat and swallow-tailed coat, girdled with a sailor-belt and sheath-knife.

8.5 inches by 10 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 6, 2009

Saturday, September 5, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 030

Title: Yes, here were a set of sea-dogs, many of whom without the slightest bashfulness had boarded great whales on the high seas—entire strangers to them—and duelled them dead without winking...

8 inches by 11 inches
acrylic paint, colored pencil and ink on found paper
September 5, 2009

Friday, September 4, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 029

Title: They were nearly all whalemen; chief mates, and second mates, and third mates, and sea carpenters, and sea coopers, and sea blacksmiths, and harpooneers, and ship keepers...

11 inches by 8 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 4, 2009

Thursday, September 3, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 028

Title: However, a good laugh is a mighty good thing, and rather too scarce a good thing...

7 inches by 9.5 inches
ink on found paper
September 3, 2009

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 027

Title: But Queequeg, do you see, was a creature in the transition state—neither caterpillar nor butterfly.

7 inches by 9.5 inches
acrylic paint, ink, and marker on found paper
September 2, 2009