Thursday, November 12, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 071

Title: ...who has also by the stillness and seclusion of many long night-watches in the remotest waters, and beneath constellations never seen here at the north, been led to think untraditionally and independently...

7.75 inches by 11 inches
colored pencil, ink and marker on found paper
November 12, 2009


  1. This one took way longer than I thought it would, which is why it is a day late. Oddly enough, I decided to use black colored pencil instead of ink thinking it would save me time. Lesson learned.

    Also, this one looks much better larger, so click on the image to get a better and more realistic look.

  2. Yowza, love it. One of my favorite contrasts in any kind of print or image, be it art or even fabric, is black against very bright colors. The pink eye is especially fantastic - and even a bit haunting - as it juts out from steady intensity of the blacks.

  3. I was, in a weird way, kind of going for the effect that you see in those blacklight posters from the 70s. That really bright almost fluorescent color against a velvety black. I think I came fairly close.


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