It’s strange that almost a month has gone by since I last posted. After the frantic pace of posting at least one illustration per day for almost 18 months straight, this is such a strange lull. I really have been quite busy though. First, I had a birthday earlier this month, and I spent some time in New York City with my wife on a small and much needed mini-vacation. Second, after a flurry of last minute details and some incredible bending-over-backwards to get things just right from my amazing publisher Tin House Books, the art book Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page, is finished and has officially been sent to the printers. That is an incredible feeling!
I’ve also been working on two small illustration projects that, for the time being, I need to keep under wraps. However, I can share this photograph of four of the recent drawings, which I’m sure you will discern are whale and Moby-Dick-related...
I’ll be able to share the full images and much more information about them within a month, I think. It’s exciting.
I expect the posts here to pick up the pace a bit now. Summer is always a bit slow for me since I like to spend time outside whenever I can and it’s been 2 years since I was able to enjoy a summer with my wife. However, with the book coming in October and a few publicity events already shaping up, I thing things will only speed up from here until the end of the year. Thanks for sticking with me and checking in now and again, I really appreciate it.