Monday, November 05, 2007

let there be love

My first drawing in a week. Haven't even picked up a pen. Sometimes it's good to have a break. Recharge these batteries. And, I'm such a creature of habit. I find it very difficult to draw unless I'm sat in this very armchair. So after the most gorgeous week away - full of laughs, singing, driving, laughs, Top Gear, laughs and love - I got back, crashed into this chair and came up with this.

This one's for you Cla. Love ya!

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Blogger Computerarte said...

I'm glad you are back! The drawing is great.
Have a great weeeK!

12:35 PM  
Anonymous martha said...

Great subject idea and amazing execution, as always. I love how it hinges across the book spread! Glad you enjoyed your trip too.

3:18 PM  
Blogger Joan Y said...

Awesome awesome awesome! I want a suitcase like this! Welcome back Andrea!

4:41 PM  
Blogger Teri C said...

Having a refreshing break is a good thing but I am happy you are back with your wonderful art!!!

8:03 PM  
Anonymous petescully said...

great stuff, as usual!

12:56 AM  
Anonymous wagonized said...

I was listening to Oasis TODAY for the first time in (seriously) a couple of years. How funny.
Love the suitcase that opens with the Moleskine.
Love the details. And it's all so... YOU.

2:43 AM  
Blogger suzanne said...

Glad you're back. You've definitely been missed. Looking in your suitcase is lots of fun. I don't know how the brownies survived! BTW, what is Top Gear?

1:00 PM  
Blogger r.e.wolf said...

Brilliant as always! And yes, you were missed!

3:55 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Aaaw, shucks (is that how you spell it?). Thanks guys.

I kind of did this on auto-pilot, after a seven hour drive. It just came out, no thinking about it. It's not a real suitcase, but imagined, but Jo I want one just like it too.

France, now that is strange! I love Oasis, great songwriting and great driving tunes to sing a long to.

Suzanne, Top Gear is THE BEST tv programme here in the UK. I am addicted. It is about cars predominantly, but it is so much more than I have a crush on one of the presenters! Ha.

Cheers folks!

12:50 AM  
Blogger Tracy said...

see i've been preoccupied with this and that and i come back here and say aaaaaaah. just such a lovely drawing - i wish i had that suitcase as well for a nice long trip to no where in particular

2:23 PM  
Anonymous janey said...

Well aren'y you a neat packer. I know I say it alot but I'm always amazed at your work.

11:15 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Great drawing, but the question is: Did you manage to repack everything so neatly coming home as you did when you set out? ;-) (I never can)

A crush on a Top Gear presenter, which one? My favourite is Captain Slow (James May) :-))

9:22 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Aaaw, thanks lovely people.

Tracy and Janey, your support and kind words mean so much to me, thanks.

Elizabeth, this one is drawn from the imagination, in reality I threw a load of clothes in some Ikea bags - classy. And, DEFINATELY Captain Slow!! SO cute. The flowery shirt is a tribute to the lovely man!

Cheers guys.

10:29 PM  
Blogger brian nelson said...

Fantastic! I love Top Gear! The funniest show in America, too!

1:14 AM  
Blogger freelancer's fashionblog said...

I love the suitcase drawings, they're really wonderful. It makes me think of an old suitcase full of travel-stickers that I found in a trash container a couple of years ago (I took it with me and it is one of my favourite elements at home now).

1:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

James May Is So NOT Nice Lookingg , Richard Hammond is thee bestt x
Lurvee thee drawingg x
lurvee clarice x

7:46 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thanks everybody!

Clarice, you are WRONG. And James would beat Richard in a fight and a race and he can fly a plane. That makes him the best.

10:03 PM  

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