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Rachael Shankman (rshankman)

Moby Dick

by Rachael Shankman

Available in 11 and 15 ounce sizes, our premium ceramic coffee mugs feature wrap-around art and large handles for easy gripping. Dishwasher and microwave safe, these cool coffee mugs will be your new favorite way to consume hot or cold beverages.


Look for it on the cover of the San Francisco Opera's program magazine for Moby Dick! Done for my thesis in graduate school, this was an illustration of Moby Dick, the white whale.

Moby Dick, White Whale, ocean, sea, ship, boat, nautical, storm, book

Bryan Keith Lanier commented on March 21, 2011 9:25am
WOW... I love this! The sense of scale is breathtaking, great job
Rachael Shankman commented on March 21, 2011 11:07pm
Thank you!
Efi Tolia commented on June 4, 2011 9:39am
I was about to say what Bryan already has. Stunning!
Katie Lawter commented on June 9, 2011 2:23pm
Gaaaaaah, those textures. So freakin' pretty.
SCOTT BELCASTRO commented on June 16, 2011 6:54am
The best...
Rachael Shankman commented on June 16, 2011 10:22am
Thank you for the kind words!
Jacqueline Abt commented on July 18, 2011 5:11pm
Amazing Colors!
Well done!
J Jasper Daniel commented on July 27, 2011 5:11am
blinktheshutter commented on September 1, 2011 10:56am
Love the idea!
Matthew Lawler commented on October 7, 2011 2:21pm
uuuumazing work! I love all that texture and color!
Thébas commented on October 10, 2011 1:56pm
Fantastic colours!! Love it.
World Raven commented on October 16, 2011 7:21am
So dramatic, really captures the emotion of the book.
BRKFST SNDWCHS commented on October 28, 2011 1:44pm
White Whale! Holy Grail!
Nancy Falso commented on October 28, 2011 8:36pm
This is absolutely amazing.
Jeffrey Francis commented on November 7, 2011 2:58pm
Hugo Barros commented on November 23, 2011 3:28am
Ben Hartnett commented on November 29, 2011 2:38pm
Great textures and sense of epic scale.
Angelo Cerantola commented on December 2, 2011 1:38pm
what a beauty!
Mike Zafiropoulos commented on December 16, 2011 1:31pm
so sweet!
Calvin Wu commented on December 30, 2011 6:36am
ariela commented on January 26, 2012 10:31am
I love this!
GENO commented on February 8, 2012 5:01pm
Well done!
Lynsie Petig commented on February 9, 2012 11:49am
Wow! Amazing technique!
Balazs Pakozdi commented on February 21, 2012 6:48am
Excellent! Brilliant technique, impressive colours, dynamic composition. Perfect! Well done, Rachael!
Miguel Velez commented on March 22, 2012 3:05pm
This is amazing
Roma commented on April 5, 2012 9:29am
Wow I love that
Adam Ragan commented on April 15, 2012 11:14am
Chris Root commented on April 15, 2012 8:00pm
Dr. Tom Osborne commented on April 28, 2012 5:55pm
wonderful work!
Ariana Perez commented on May 3, 2012 3:06pm
Saif Chowdhury commented on May 6, 2012 4:45pm
powerful stuff :)
hannes cmarits (hannes61) commented on July 26, 2012 3:20am
sooo good
Laura Graves commented on August 28, 2012 11:19am
Love this!
Wheeler Juell commented on September 15, 2012 10:42pm
I can see this scene come to life in my head. Great work!
Angela Felan commented on September 27, 2012 1:09am
Again such beautiful work.
Rachael Shankman commented on September 29, 2012 5:31pm
Thank you all!
Rebecca Loomis commented on November 14, 2012 12:27pm
I absolutely love this!
Oscar Lind Modin commented on November 16, 2012 2:42am
Amazing work!
Christy Leigh commented on November 20, 2012 7:17pm
Tyler Resty commented on December 11, 2012 7:35am
Stunning! Beautiful textures!
Matt Borchert commented on January 2, 2013 9:55am
CSNSArt commented on January 11, 2013 4:35pm
This is wonderful.
Amy Fan commented on January 30, 2013 10:53am
So beautiful!
Cordula Schaefer commented on March 3, 2013 12:23pm
Great illustration!
KadetKat commented on May 26, 2013 5:29pm
man those textures just suck you in, perfect ambiance for this book. I live in Oakland I'm so sad I didn't see this!
boobee commented on July 6, 2013 11:27am
Wow Superb!
Rebecca Allen commented on September 14, 2013 8:13pm
Your work is incredible! This is outstanding, brilliant job!
MAR AMADOR commented on January 26, 2014 8:44am
great !!!!
omgmalm commented on August 30, 2014 3:10am
Just received this print. The colors, paper and print quality are amazing, this really is a true piece of art!
Nirvana.K commented on February 25, 2015 7:37am
awesome work!
Bekim ART commented on March 24, 2015 11:22pm
Cool work
Nastya Bogdanova commented on May 6, 2015 1:14am
Beautiful colours
Alessandro Aru commented on June 7, 2015 4:36am
great idea and design. I will follow you
SCREAMNJIMMY commented on July 16, 2015 6:34am
sheltered spirits commented on September 28, 2015 5:15pm
Really fun and lush
CityOfSleepers commented on December 9, 2015 10:43am
Fantastic piece, love the design and texture. Promoted!If you want you can check out my new work:
Alexis Graff Art commented on March 16, 2016 5:03pm
amazing work :)
greatart commented on April 25, 2016 7:26am
You gonna be like this GREAT ART to!!! ==>
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