Written for: Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Art FLASH!/55 in October
For this weekend’s art collaboration, I am introducing an illustrator in ink and purveyor of magic, McMonster, a perfect choice to set the tone for October.
McMonster has developed a unique style of painting with ink and has created a surreal world. As he describes it: Story telling with no narrative.
Take a look at this 1 minute clip, which encapsulates his process.
McMonster has kindly given permission for us to use the following piece for our poetic collaboration:
In deepest night, white owls,
worshippers, and the moon
are the only entities seen.
Tonight, I am joined by a
lunette moon rowboat. I twine
my threads through air,
hoping for height, like web
of my spider friend. At least
I can be seen. City lights are
dim yellow spots in far off