This little octopus was painted with octopus ink which, you’ll be glad to know, was harvested from an Alaskan octopus with a slender syringe which did not injure the octopus. Octopus ink, in case you didn’t know, is incredibly concentrated and stains paper like nothing else
See Jim’s public Facebook page for more artwork he shared over the long weekend.
Almost eighteen months after work was begun on it the completed FRAN is being placed in the loving hands of Fantagraphics tomorrow. Meet me at the intersection; I’ll bring the ether.
See you tomorrow, Jim!
“Where Were You Last Night?” by Jim Woodring from McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern#13, 2004.