Proof: 1. Matt Kish and his Zak Smithesque project to draw a picture for every page of Moby-Dick. 2. The Whale by Philip Hoare 3. The poem in this weeks New Yorker by Robert Pinsky: “Whale” 4. Bands naming themselves after Melville’s masterpiece. Will Tilikum going on a murder spree have any effect on this trend? I’m not sure.
By Jason Diamond People get obsessed with things and sometimes it causes them to create art. Matt Kish is a good example of that, he’s obsessed with Moby-Dick, and he decided to draw a picture for every page of the book. He set up a blog specifically so you can see his progress. What’s the process for drawing these? Does a quote just pop out at you and you think “I should draw that”? That is not far off the […]