Monday, December 08, 2008

never ever

I believe that, in the past, I have vowed to never ever draw anything that incorporated a light design on a dark background ever again. It really is a bugger. If you don't believe me have a go.

But, there again, I do believe that I've also vowed to never ever reveal any more of the contents of my underwear drawer.

I'm calling this one EDM #193 - Draw a close-up part of something. You can see my set of challenges, so far, HERE. I've also been interviewed this week by the lovely Laura of Make Do And Mend. And, you can read that HERE.

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22 Comments:

Blogger R.E. Wolf said...

Should I cover my eyes and apologize? **wink** Once again, you've turned something so ordinary into something amazing. At the risk of sounding terribly "cheeky" I have to say "Nice knickers!" :D

2:11 PM  
Blogger Barbara Weeks said...

Great drawing - love the interview!

2:46 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

Andrea, I very much enjoyed reading that interview. It gave me a better insight into what fuels your imagination and feeds your muse.

2:51 PM  
Blogger MILLY said...

Just read your interview (by the other milly). Great to see all your work. The sepia collection is amazing, well done you. Eileen

3:10 PM  
Blogger Stephen Hall said...

Loved the interview and nice to see your work in a narrative, really impressed - well done you! I love the complexity of the underwear drawing - I seriously would not know where to start, it must have took you an age to work it all out! Your pen work is truly staggering and an inspiration. Keep producing magical stuff!

5:56 PM  
Blogger Emma said...

If only the contents of my underwear drawer looked this good!

6:16 PM  
Blogger caseytoussaint said...

I believe you that this was difficult to do - but now I'll ust sit back and enjoy your work.

7:46 PM  
Blogger Teri C said...

OMG, there is no end to your amazing ability! That small pink ribbon is just perfect.

12:59 AM  
OpenID africantapestry said...

Cute, cute, cute...and of course expertly drawn!
ronell

11:34 AM  
Blogger Jules said...

Just visited your edm challenges on Flickr - it was like seeing old friends. Such wonderful things!!

5:03 PM  
Blogger kazumiwannabe said...

Oh, too cute! Love the touch of color! Never would have thought of drawing this - great idea! I think this one is going to become my second favorite of your drawings (the first being the working table you drew a while back, with a lot of stuff and books on it).

5:20 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Lawson said...

Your talent is truly amazing. I am always in awe at the fine detail of your ballpoint drawings—wow!

1:47 AM  
Anonymous Jackie said...

I just got the latest newsletter from Chronicle Books and you are one of the 5 artists they picked for there "what's in your Moleskine" contest! congrats on that! (they show one of your button drawings)
I like the touch of color,too,and the interview was great.

5:11 AM  
Blogger The Guru said...

You are truly a great soul! The Guru wishes you luck in the spiritual journey of life!

8:01 AM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you all, folks. I'mso glad you like my knickers!

This is the LAST time I will be flashing my pants. Well, maybe...

Glad you liked the interview too. It's a very cool site. And, always well worth a visit. I was very flattered to be asked to participate.

Jules, I know what you mean about seeing some of those oldies. This set has built up since the beginning of my blog! It's nice to see some of them again (only some!), and it's quite a colourful set.

Jackie, thanks for letting me know about the Chronicle Books competition. I didn't know. That's made my day.

Cheers, guys and dolls.

12:01 PM  
Anonymous chris hack said...

loved the interview andrea... really wonderful hearing what inspires and motivates others. and your work is of such a ridiculously high standard. very intimidating. and thank you for your comments on my blog. it's quite scary taking those first few steps.

12:46 PM  
Blogger Eddie Willson said...

Hi Andrea,
really like your blog. I've put a review of it on my blog http://madebypeople.blogspot.com/ Take care,
Ed

1:04 PM  
Blogger suzanne cabrera said...

You're simply too much... I love this post and drawing from beginning to end.

2:46 AM  
Anonymous Plastic Card Printing said...

You have done a tremendous job. It has so many minute details which only an expert can do. Keep up the good work.

7:31 AM  
Blogger flowerhugger said...

Congrats! and i just looked again at all your sketches, they are charming! I especially liked the one of the bed, perhaps because I just cleaned out from under my 80 year old mothers bed and closet and discovered amazing little treasures and cards and letters from back as far as 50 years!! I have 4 children's books written, what is the range of rates for each illustration??

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4:29 AM  
Anonymous Plastic Card said...

You have done unique design, and i love interview. Congrats.

12:40 PM  

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