Sunday, August 12, 2007

i play dead

Just a little quickie today, more of a doodle actually. There seems to be a theme going on around here - cat toys. And they all belong to this girl HERE.

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Blogger Joan Y said...

You know, I was hoping to figure out how you drew the fuzzies from the expanded view ... but I still can't figure it out!! I swear you make ballpoint pens do impossible things. Awesome!

5:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Second that! And you make ink do amazing things, too. How on earth do you get the soft shadows behind your tea bags drawing or the surface of the wallet is beyond me. Will you enlighten us, pleaaase?


1:52 PM  
Blogger Tracy said...

your girl is a cutie pie and your drawing is a doodle? my doodles should look so good! i agree with the others - pens are magic in your hand.

2:11 PM  
Blogger mrana said...

wow this is great Andrea, how do you get that wonderful blurry effect on the edges?! And I love the colour!

4:59 PM  
Blogger suzanne said...

I LOVE this. It just radiates off the screen. I wish my "doodles" were like this.

6:55 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Cheers guys,

I really like this little guy actually. I think because it just started out as a doodle and I wasn't expecting anything of it. It was a nice little surprise. Unlike the drawing I've just finished which took AGES and does absolutely nothing for me!

What I like about this was trying out a new texture - fuzziness! I just touched the paper really very lightly with the pen and hatched as I normally would. I think that's how I did it?!


11:52 PM  
Blogger Rebel Alliance said...

i really like your work... congratulations

8:23 AM  
Anonymous Fricka said...

oooh... i may have to try that technique meself! This is really cute, the pink works so well. =)

12:53 PM  
Blogger CrumpledPaperbirds said...

It sure doesn't look like a ballpoint...but I beleive you drew it the way you said you did, anyway, still magic!!! Amazing softie darling:)

7:01 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Cheers guys!

9:24 PM  
Blogger Mooneybeams said...

And I thought I was the only one who was obsessed with cat paws!

Am amazed and inspired by your artwork.

1:28 PM  

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