"Machen will nicht, aber muss!"
6 x 8 pen and ink on mixed media paper
Quick Sharpie sketch from 2010.
Dip pen lines over ballpoint sketch.
This piece is inspired by Peter Lorre's famous speech in Fritz Lang's M (1931), considered to be "the blueprint for the modern psychological thriller" (Criterion Collection). One of my all-time favorite films. The quote roughly translates to "Don't want to, but must!"