Friday, January 21, 2011

MOBY-DICK, Page 535

Title: ...the White Whale churning himself into furious speed, almost in an instant as it were, rushing among the boats with open jaws, and a lashing tail, offered appalling battle on every side; and heedless of the irons darted at him from every boat, seemed only intent on annihilating each separate plank of which those boats were made.

7.5 inches by 10.5 inches
acrylic paint and ink on found paper
January 11, 2011

4 comments:

  1. The men are so small. The whale seems to fill the sea, even the sky. The men are so small.

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  2. Just wait, Buck. Just wait. There is more coming. Much more. And very much in line with your comment.

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  3. very nice, very fine image...

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  4. Dugg, I became very comfortable with the brush by this point, and it seemed almost effortless to show motion and power this way. I've slipped a bit since then, having not used the paint as much, but this still pulses within me.

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