Monday, September 10, 2007

you own it now

I NEVER expected to post this. I was starting a drawing the other day and my hand was quite shaky. So I did a little 'warming up' exercise which turned into this drawing. I often feel the pressure to make my next drawing 'better' than the last. I know this is pressure that I put on myself. I also know that I love this drawing and that if I saw it on somebody else's blog I would be gushing about it. So I am going to post it. Now. Before I change my mind.

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13 Comments:

Anonymous karen blados said...

So glad you posted it, because it is AWESOME! You are a compositional goddess!

7:36 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

i do love it! it is amazing, like all of your drawings.

9:16 PM  
Blogger Bonny said...

Andrea, this is awesome! I love your drawings because of the complex compositions. They are so well done, too. Every time I see one like this I keep marvelling at your patiendce. I doubt very much I could draw something as involved as this.
Love it!

12:46 AM  
Blogger mrana said...

I love it, Andrea! I am gushing!

5:12 AM  
Blogger brian nelson said...

Incredible, Andrea! My guess is those square ones are used to clean out the nib slit. You run it between the nib tines from the breather hole to the tip of the nib. That is my guess.

11:56 AM  
Blogger juj said...

Yes, I am gushing. I love the rhythm of this piece. Glad you posted it.

2:22 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Cheers guys,

Ah, Brian is that what they are for? I did think it must have something to do with the cleaning process. Also they fit into the gaps in the drawing where I need something 'fat' as opposed to long and thin!

Thank you.

4:31 PM  
Blogger Computerarte said...

So lovely Andrea, great composition!

11:45 PM  
Blogger Alison said...

These sort of compositions would be great for wrapping paper or even fabric. wonderful

10:36 AM  
Blogger Emma said...

This would make a wonderful fabric design!

7:19 PM  
Anonymous karen blados said...

Hi Andrea! I just love your work, so I'm passing the "Creative Blogger" award on to you. Check out the post on my site.

9:42 PM  
Blogger Genine said...

This is Awesome!!! I love it!

4:24 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Cheers guys,
I also thought this would make quite nice wrapping paper.

Something odd is happening with my comments/emails. I'm not recieving notification of their arrival. Thanks Karen.

4:47 PM  

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