Saturday, November 24, 2007

no kidding

I can't believe that I've gone and done another cassette drawing as, quite frankly, the first one was a pain in the arse. I was going to make this one more simple, but about 6 hours into it I realised that wasn't going to be the case. No kidding.

It seems my last post (guess the album) was far too easy. So here's another, which I think may be a little more difficult. In this one I'm looking for the musician/s who inspired this drawing.

**The answer to this one is Rufus Wainwright, and you can see notes on the clues HERE. Thanks for the comments and guesses folks.**

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Blogger Joan Y said...

I love your tapes Andrea! What a fabulous tribute to ... uh, Rufus Wainwright?

9:00 PM  
Blogger wagonized said...

I am going insane! And now that i've read Joan's message, i can't help being influenced by it!
One thing's for sure: i am listening to Antony & The Johnsons because of it. You made me want to pull out the CD.
My first thought was Leonard Cohen (didn't the McGarrigle sisters play in "I'm Your Man"?) -- but the Wainwrights sound like a plausible solution: sister, father...
The drawing is exquisite -- and given the details, i can believe it took you that long to draw.

12:15 AM  
Blogger wagonized said...

Oh gosh... the song "What Can I Do" By Antony and The Johnsons... Mama, help me to live!

12:20 AM  
Blogger Billy Bad-Ass said...

I just found your blog, great stuff! I will look around some more, and be a return visitor.

My Blog: Ink Stained Hands

8:46 AM  
Blogger juj said...

oh Andrea! You never cease to amaze me. The beauty and intricacy of this leaves me speechless.

3:03 PM  
Blogger sharpiemark said...

well, it certainly paid off!

4:30 PM  
Anonymous Fricka said...

ooh yyeeaah lovin those tapes, great drawing andrea :)

your clues are way too cryptic for me! perhaps im too young :P

12:14 PM  
Anonymous Africantapestry said...

I can't believe you did either! the last drawing was magnificent and this one just as amazing. I'm not even trying to guess the artist, I am just in awe of your work...

4:37 PM  
Blogger Genine said...

Anrdea this rocks!!!! You are so talented and patient.
I can't wait to find out hte answer!

6:06 PM  
Blogger suzanne said...

Gosh, I'm so stumped I can't even offer a guess :( BUT, I sure love the drawing. You should start selling prints...or better yet, originals!

12:48 AM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Cheers folks.

Well, I do think this one was more difficult even thought Jo got it straight away! Yes, it indeedy was Rufus Wainwright. I'm guessing that Rufus' work is not as widely known as CSNY though (I should really stop talking about all the artists I really love if I want to make these a little harder). Anyway, I'll put all the answers on Flickr - as with the last drawing.

France, I adore the Anthony and the Johnson's album. The track 'What Can I do' is one of my faves. Such a beautiful album.

Thank you all.

1:42 AM  
Blogger Teri C said...

Come pick me up...I am blown away with the intracacies of this art!!! Stunning.

4:35 PM  
Anonymous shirley said...

Just stopped by your blog for a little visit - and again I'm totally amazed at your detailed and precise style! Fabulous! Did you really write all of those little words around your boots!!

11:50 AM  
Blogger mrana said...

Wow, I can't believe you did this again, it's amazing!

1:55 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thanks ladies.

Shirley, I certainly did write all that stuff. I didn't know what I was going to write about I just let it pour out onto the page.

Mariana, I know. I can't believe I did it either.

Cheers, Teri.

11:45 AM  

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