I was looking through some old stuff yesterday. Throughout my life I've always made books. Books of stuff. Books about nothing much. Just about life, I guess. I found this one which is about 15 years old. It's jam packed with drawings, photos, thoughts and ideas. I hadn't looked through it for years.
This page, particularly, made me smile. Not just because it looks like one of my drawings. And not just because Weller and Young can all be found amongst the stamps and other bits and pieces from places I've visited. But mostly because this is, without a doubt, my favourite photo of my mam and dad. Looking fabulous. Looking like a couple of young Mods.
I'm getting this urge. A feeling that I might just draw this entire page in one of my Moleskines.
Saturday, March 27, 2010
tell me have you ever seen me
Posted by andrea joseph's sketchblog at 3:33 PM
Labels: collections, Mods, Neil Young, Paul Weller, stamps
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It does look like one of your drawings and you should draw it in your Moleskine.
yes. it would be nice to see it in drawing.
i can't wait to see it. :)
Amazing... I too thought it a page from one of you sketchbook...Sweet memories...Lovely photo of your parents! :)
What Tim and Lene and Margaret said -I say ditto.
Please? Pretty please. with sugar?
If anyone can do it, you can.
What a cool photo to have of your Mom and Dad. I think sketching this page is a great idea!!
That looks great! Such a cool layout (and Stephen is there too) but your folks steal the page, although I can't think when I last read 'Surathani' - what a place!
Print and publish!
i love an old photo and this one is wonderful especially sitting among all those bits and pieces. a little scrapbook.
oh i cannot wait to see your drawing.
Do it! Do it! Do it!
Love the rat-tail comb in your Mom's hand! brings back the days....
Hello, Im trying to have a daily sketchbook ,organizer ,journal,all in one book. Im just starting to learn all this scrapbooking and journaling daily. can you please show some of your pages and explain how to do these books.It would mean alot.
Beautiful combination, especially photo looks so emotional. Drawing would be amazing in your style.
It's a lovely photo isn't it? It's a lovely spread actually. I think I'm going to attempt drawing this, but I don't know how I'll tackle the photo. Hmmmmm.
Did you spot the monkey (my mother is holding it)? It seemed that throughout my childhood if you were having a photo taken you had a monkey thrust in your hands? That doesn't seem to happen anymore. Which can only be a good thing.
Linda, I don't really do any scrapbooking. Or journalling. For me it's all drawing - there are the odd exceptions, but they are few and far between. I'd say the best thing is to join the Everyday Matters group (if you haven't already). You'll find a lot of help there.
Cheers, my dears.
You have such cool parents! I hope my children can think something similar of me in the years to come! :)
Great photo! :)
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