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Whale…Sperm Whale

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I’ve been obsessed with Sperm Whales during the last couple of months. Not sure what happened, but I intend to explore this obsession completely with renderings, illustrations, woodblock carvings…and some painting. I also intend to print some t-shirts with said animal…and perhaps some that mention the Essex (whaleship that went down in 1820). This true story (and book) unfolded into a very strange disaster and perilous fight to ensure self preservation…hungry anyone?

tidbit: Essex tragedy inspired the classic Moby Dick.

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Written by F&W

December 20, 2010 at 9:30 pm

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