Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Sketchy Shakespeare

A college friend of mine recently started a blog called Shakesketch -- whimsical illustrations inspired by Shakespeare quotes.

I suggested "Egypt, thou knew’st too well / My heart was to thy rudder tied by the strings / And thou shouldst tow me after" from Antony and Cleopatra, with this as the result:

Go over to Shakesketch to check out the other illustrations and send your own favorite Shakespeare quote to the artist!

It really is a great daily reminder of the richness of Shakespeare's language and metaphors.

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