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


  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.

  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.

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

  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!

  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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