Sunday, January 28, 2007

EDM#43 draw something china or ceramic

Everyday Matters challenge #43 draw something ceramic; kitchen ornaments. In an earlier post (perfume bottle) I experimented in using both ballpoint and pencil together in the same drawing. This picture takes that idea one step further. In the bottom of the two ornaments I have blended both graphite and ballpoint. I quite like it.

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Blogger mrana said...

You've somehow managed to make them look satisfyingly solid and yet fragile at the same time, how do you do that! I like the blend of graphite and pen, it adds an extra dimension to the drawing. They are lovely!

2:34 AM  
Blogger Emma Pod said...

These two birds are so pretty! I especially like the blue rooster. I used to have a ceramic rooster that looked very much like yours - it was a cream pitcher and the beak was the spout, the tail was the handle.

2:38 AM  
Blogger suzanne said...

I quite like this combination as well!!! Mrana is right, you really do a wonderful job of making the pieces look solid and fragile. I love taking a tour of the things around your home.

2:57 AM  
Blogger Brenda Y said...

Oh yes! Pen and graphite make a terrific combo!! These pieces are so "round," it amazes me how you do that!!!

4:57 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you all - I'm happy with these two too!

4:54 PM  
Anonymous get zapped said...

They're adorable! So gently drawn. You sure make the bic pen more than writing tool! Nice work!

5:51 PM  
Blogger wolkenlos said...

I love your looks so soft :)
Great drawings!

6:33 PM  
Anonymous wagonized said...

I do love that mix at the bottom as well -- it is so subtle and neat. The things surrounding you in your living quarters make it seem like a fairy tale. You have a way of making reality look dreamy.

8:13 PM  
Blogger Nina Johansson said...

Seems to be a great technique! You have a certain way of making things look so incredibly soft and inviting, I really like your style. You don´t just draw things from life, you do something with them that makes them your own. Amazing.

9:15 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Wow thanks for the kind comments. I'm really flattered.

12:37 AM  
Blogger heather lorin said...

The combination of the pen and graphite - and the way you blended them so seamlessly - really does add depth. Very nice!

2:35 PM  
Blogger Teri C said...

I quite love it!!! Wonderfully smooth and interesting shape!

8:26 PM  
Blogger çläu said...

Thanks Andrea!
Your drawings are wonderfull!

1:47 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Cheers guys!

5:29 PM  
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