Saturday, September 18, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 379

Title: In cavalier attendance upon the school of females, you invariably see a male of full grown magnitude, but not old; who, upon any alarm, evinces his gallantry by falling in the rear and covering the flight of his ladies. In truth, this gentleman is a luxurious Ottoman, swimming about over the watery world...

7.75 inches by 10.75 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
September 17, 2010

6 comments:

  1. Whoa. Let me just say in advance that I'm going to rip-off at least three things I'm seeing you do there. Well done, Matt, well done.

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  2. hi matt, they are getting lovelier all the time. here in NY - didn't properly respond to your missove, will when i slow down.

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  3. Absolutely, Hannah! The gentleman indeed. Exactly what drew me to this line.

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  4. Aaron, as always I am looking forward to seeing the results of this "ripping off!" Which can hardly be called that since I have drawn inspiration and most certainly ripped you off on several occasions thus far. It's good to have your art as inspiration!

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  5. Thank you Lizzy, with this one in particular I wanted to explore rich and royal colors, such as gold and violet, something I haven't had much chance to do with the preponderance of grays, blues and blacks in this project. It turned out well, I think. I look forward to your proper response. Enjoy your time here in the U.S.

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