5 Art and Design Projects Inspired by Literary Classics

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In this brainpickings.org post, content curator Maria Popova highlights five outstanding visual design projects that have sprung from themes of classic literature. From the 552-day quest of retired high school English teacher Matt Kish to draw one illustration each day, using pages from recycled books and all possible drawing mediums, until he covered every single page of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”, to the comic collection “Hark! A Vagrant” by New Yorker cartoonist Kate Beaton that features witty and intelligent caricatures based on historical and literary characters and happenings (such as the one featured above), these meticulous projects are astounding in both content and commitment!

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