Inktober 2019 Day 19: Sling

For some reason the first thing that came to mind for “sling” was someone slinging food at someone else. I thought, what better than a naughty sibling slinging a messy meatball at her goody goody sister in a pure white dress?

© Letizia Morley 2019

Geoffrey Hill

© Letizia Morley 2012   Photo: Bruce Jeffrey

My husband taught English literature at the Stony Brook School for 11 years and one of his favorite contemporary poets is Geoffrey Hill, who is now at Oxford, I believe. Jake asked me to do a couple portraits of poets he admired so this is one of them. It is made with graphite and ink. The font comes from the front cover of one of Hill’s books. 

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