Wednesday, August 25, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 353

Title: One old Sag-Harbor whaleman's chief reason for questioning the Hebrew story was this: — He had one of those quaint old-fashioned Bibles, embellished with curious, unscientific plates; one of which represented Jonah's whale with two spouts in his head...

7 inches by 8.5 inches
ink and pencil on Bristol board
August 24, 2010

1 comment:

Matt Kish said...

Finally back home and shifting gears back into making art. Things should start speeding up very quickly here.

With this piece, I was thinking very much about the inky brushwork of the great great artist Raymond Pettibon. It's rare with this project that I actually WANT to work on a blank white piece of paper or board, but I really wanted to spend some time with nothing more than a brush and a few bottles of ink. This one was just plain FUN to make and a great way to embark on the final leg of this 552 page journey.