Saturday, April 18, 2009

don't look back in anger

The sun is out here, in the UK, this weekend, which means one thing. Actually, it means a few things. Across the country people are wiping down the white plastic garden furniture. Back gardens are filled with the smell of burning sausages on disposable BBQs. People dressed completely inappropriately for the time of year and temperature. Oasis tunes blasting from kitchen windows. And, of course, copious amounts of alcohol being consumed.

Me? I'm drawing pixie shoes. It's a worry.

Actually, I'm going to put this drawing away for a little while. You're probably getting as bored with it as I am. I promise I'm going to draw something a little more normal next. I was thinking of that sugar sachet collection. It's all relative, right?

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Blogger Margaret Ann said...

You have such a lovely flowing composition goin on here...your mastery of line and texture is impeccable... Love this! :)

7:26 PM  
Blogger beckasharpe said...

Gorgeous shoes, love seeing how the drawing has developed. Define normal! Looking forward to the next drawing however you look at it :)

8:00 PM  
Blogger Pippa said...

This is BRILLIANT! I KNEW it was meant to be woodlandy. I love love love love LOVE it! I want the two on the far right :o)

10:01 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thanks, ladies.

Pippa, I just wrote on the Flickr upload that I really wish somebody would make the things I see in my head, 'cos I really would love those acorn shoes!

Cheers, girls.

10:06 PM  
Blogger Erin in Morro Bay said...

Does the amount of alcohol consumed have anything to do with writing about pixies? LOL I would think that a sunny day in April is just cause for outdoor celebration!

10:10 PM  
Blogger joseph's art and stuff said...

this is growing beautifully!

12:10 AM  
Blogger donna said...

I never get bored by your drawings! Love the pixie shoes!

We have the same phenomemon in Portland, Oregon. I am amazed at how many people wear flip-flops if the sun comes out. I am from LA and would freeze (even mid-summer). ;)

2:30 PM  
Blogger suzanne cabrera said...

I would kill for some shoes with acorns...SO cute!

If it makes you feel any better, its the same scenario in the states. Beautiful outside, drawing inside.

1:05 AM  
Blogger Genine said...

AJ this is phenomenal.LOVE the progression photos.

1:13 AM  
Blogger A Brush with Color said...

These are just great--I love your work. I just think it's completely unique and endearing.

5:06 AM  
Blogger Stephen Hall said...

I wish my wife would draw shoes instead of collecting them, wondeful drawings as usual. I really like the woodland theme in your work. Amazing!

8:58 AM  
Blogger Ricardo Sérgio said...

This is wonderful. Great work.

10:45 PM  
Blogger Such a Wondrous Place this Faery Space said...

I just love to see what you are drawing next! Thanks for sharing. Blessings from Amy.

11:50 PM  
Blogger Teri C said...

You never stop making me drop my jaw in wonder over your beautiful art.

And I am so amazed that you rememvbered Capt. Jeff!!!!!! wowzers

1:56 AM  
Blogger clare said...

I am chuckling over your narrative and DROOLING over you drawings!!!

10:14 AM  
Blogger Jennifer Lawson said...

Brilliant and soooooooo cute. Love the shoes with the leaves.

11:26 AM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Spring fever crazies us all a bit - in different ways!! I love your pixie shoes, but then again I love everything you do!!

7:08 PM  
Blogger freebird said...

Are you going to be offering copies for sale of this picture? I think my daughter and her little girl (who both adore shoes) would love it.

3:29 AM  
Blogger Alex said...

This piece has to fetch you millions of comments ^^
I want to be one of the millions at least!
It's simply GOOD!

6:50 AM  

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