Pages from Jim Woodring's Moleskine sketchbook

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8 Responses to “Pages from Jim Woodring's Moleskine sketchbook”

  1. Hools Verne says:

    @2 Jim has suffered from uncontrollable hallucinations for as long as he can remember. He draws them to exercise some control over them and his life.

  2. Baldhead says:

    is the fact of the notebook being moleskine in any way relevant to anything? I mean we don’t even know what colour shirt he was wearing when he drew these!

  3. pidg says:

    To even the balance, I have a Moleskine 2010 diary and it is rubbish. The pages are so thin it can’t handle fountain pen. Hemmingway would have been disappointed.

  4. Egypt Urnash says:

    Whew. I’m really glad his roughs don’t make my brain start vibrating the way his fully-finished work does. Something about those repeated wobbly horizontal lines he uses makes all his art just drip queasy uncomfortableness for me, and I start to be afraid his particular brand of craziness is visually-transmittible…

  5. fatwomenhavecurves says:

    brilliant. beautiful. mesmerizing.

    lightyears above the fecal sea of most contemporary “artists,” woodring shines like a beacon of psychedelica (and i do mean that in the most shamanic possible way).

  6. Anonymous says:

    someone’s been smoking salvia

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