Sunday, March 21, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 201

Title: An uncommon large whale, the body of which was larger than the ship itself, lay almost at the surface of the water, but was not perceived by any one on board till the moment when the ship, which was in full sail, was almost upon him...

7.5 inches by 10.5 inches
colored pencil and ink on found paper
March 16, 2010

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful! And menacing. Reminds me of the Breugel painting of Icarus, and the W H Auden poem inspired by it.

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  2. Thank you Elizabeth, "beautiful" and "menacing" are exactly what I was trying for and it is always rewarding to learn when I have accomplished what I set out to do. And being mentioned in the same breath as Breugel and, indirectly, Auden? Well...damn. That's just really truly mindblowing. I feel lucky when people just tell me they like this stuff. To know it calls to mind those masters is just...well, like I said. Damn. Thank you very very very much.

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