Thursday, May 03, 2012

i drag my feet like everyone

Why do I find a broken bench so moving? Yes, because I'm a bit odd. And, yes, I'm a hyper-sensitive fool. But, apart from that, why is it so moving?

And, one more thing; whatever happened to Gomez? They were amazing.

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11 Comments:

Anonymous Pippa said...

Oh wowee I love it! Zooming in on my iPod isn't enough. I need to view this on the big screen. Loving the sense of depth in your drawings of late. A treat for the eyes.

11:55 AM  
Blogger Tamberine said...

Wow, this is gorgeous.

1:14 PM  
Blogger skybluemizu said...

Best bench ever :)

1:24 PM  
Blogger Kaitlyn S. C Hatch said...

The detail of your work consistently blows my mind.

3:35 PM  
Blogger JoyCorcoran said...

There's a certain beauty in decay and broken things -- if we allow ourselves we can identify with it even more easily than with the perfect, the new and the unmarred. Our things, our selves and our civilizations decline with a remarkable beauty. You have to capture it or you're not describing the whole story. Beautiful work!

5:10 PM  
Blogger Irene La Zia said...

A broken bench is moving like anything else has been a silent witness to many important things, but never recognized as this, and left ungratefully in the lap of the gods.

Amazing drawing by the way :)

6:14 PM  
Anonymous danielle said...

Oh I love this one. Makes you wonder what conversations took place upon this bench, once upon a time...

6:19 PM  
Blogger pedalpower said...

This is lovely! I wonder who sat here and what was said...

3:26 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you, guys. Loved your ideas about why it's a touching image too. Joy, that's beautiful and I believe it's true.

Cheers.

3:06 PM  
Blogger Sue Pownall said...

I love decay, so interesting. Great drawing Andrea.

9:40 AM  
Blogger Tahirih said...

A broken bench has a story, it has history...it tells you about all the people that sat there...I love broken things, especially broken houses...beautiful work, as usual!

5:00 PM  

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