Saturday, May 1, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 232

Title: And as for Pirates, when they chance to cross each other's cross-bones, the first hail is — "How many skulls?"

10.75 inches by 15.75 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
May 1, 2010

6 comments:

  1. Very nice design and color, great lettering too.

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  2. This skull pattern is really awesome.

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  3. Jeffrey, thank you, I was concerned about how this would look at first but I was pleasantly surprised by the end. Also, an ode to perhaps my favorite pirate of all time.

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  4. Thank you Hannah. The acrylic paint went relatively quickly but finishing all those eyes and mouths, even as rough as they look, took a ghastly amount of time. Well worth the effort though, I think. I wish I could make this into wallpaper for my room.

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  5. This reminds me of that cartoon 'Maus'.

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  6. Given my lifetime of reading every comic and graphic novel I could find, that is probably yet another influence Scott.

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