Wednesday, December 23, 2009

MOBY-DICK, Page 112

Title: The third mate was Flask, a native of Tisbury, in Martha's Vineyard. A short, stout, ruddy young fellow, very pugnacious concerning whales, who somehow seemed to think that the great Leviathans had personally and hereditarily affronted him; and therefore it was a sort of point of honor with him, to destroy them whenever encountered.

8.5 inches by 10 inches
acrylic paint, ink and marker on found paper
December 23, 2009


  1. I like how the figure, as stylized as it is, still denotes Stubs personality.

  2. Love your project.

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    Philip Hoare

  3. Crysti, that is very good to hear. Since these characters appear so many times in the novel I knew it was important to make each of them visually distinctive yet unique, so it is encouraging to learn that I've been successful. I must have briefly sketched each of them dozens of times before settling on what I wanted.

  4. Philip, thank you so much for the link. Your film looks absolutely fascinating! Is there yet any information in showings in the States, or the possibility of a DVD release? I feel as if it's almost imperative that I see it. I'll write a short post with a link to your sites on this blog as well, I think many would be interested in your work.


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