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Holy Sonnet!

This is a project I worked on a few years ago for a now-defunct magazine called Re:generation Quarterly. The text is from John Donne's Holy Sonnet 19, and my friend Nate came up with the image ideas after seeing a piece by Chris Ware. I did the drawings with Adobe Illustrator. It's a sort of parody of the Jack Chick-type tracts with demons and lots of hellfire.

It ran in the magazine as a two-page spread, but we also made a Fold-Your-Own Tract (PDF) which has instructions for printing it out, folding, cutting and stapling it to make a small multi-page tract for distributing at random. You can make your own here, or buy it from the Art-o-matic for a dollar!

(Click on the thumbnails below to pop-up the larger image.)

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September 14, 2005


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