Wednesday, September 29, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 391

Title: Drawing across her bow, he perceived that in accordance with the fanciful French taste, the upper part of her stem-piece was carved in the likeness of a huge drooping stalk, was painted green, and for thorns had copper spikes projecting from it here and there; the whole terminating in a symmetrical folded bulb of a bright red color.

8 inches by 10.75 inches
acrylic paint on found paper
September 28, 2010

2 comments:

  1. This one evolved so many times while I was painting it. I don't think I've ever changed course so many times in one piece. I did a lot of self-editing though, and I think what I left out and what I held back from painting really improved the piece a lot.

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