Friday, March 5, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 184

Title: What is it that in the Albino man so peculiarly repels and often shocks the eye, as that sometimes he is loathed by his own kith and kin!

8 inches by 10.75 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
March 5, 2010

4 comments:

  1. Thank you Jeffrey. Actually, painted. I had wanted very badly to do something with a cutout, but I couldn't find a texture I was happy with in a large enough size. This is 3 layers of cheap white acrylic with a gel ink roller ball pen over the top.

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  2. It's a nice idea to use humble materials for this project because, after all, the physical object of Moby Dick is just ink and paper.

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  3. Anja, that is an intriguing way of looking at this project and one I had not previous thought of. I've always been fond of "humble" materials (although I've often used the term "cheap," which I can see has some definite and perhaps not so desirable connotations) but your comment is a very apt way of connecting the materials with the inspiration. Thank you very much for this comment.

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