Tuesday, June 12, 2007

i get up in the evening..

...and I ain't got nothing to say.

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Anonymous wagonized said...

I go to bed feeling the same way...
What a strange coincidence. Fed Marvin tonight and left the can opener by the sink. I looked at it for a second and smiled as i thought what a crappy drawing i would make of it. Then i went online and saw this cool spread of yours.
I love the topic and will not try to find any correlation between the objects and the song...
I like the lightness of this one.

12:27 AM  
Blogger r.e.wolf said...

I ain't nothing but tired

12:36 AM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Yep, and I'm tired and bored of myself.

12:37 AM  
Blogger Renate said...

As long as you have something to draw ... ;)

7:29 AM  
Blogger suzanne said...

I know the feeling...

1:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a humourous drawing! Part of what I love about visiting your blog every day is the surprise every drawing is: Cloves! But of course! Tea bags? How come no one thought of that? You make the mundane feel magical Andrea. You may be bored, but your illustrations are never boring.


1:39 PM  
Blogger Teri C said...

With art like this....who needs to say anything! Wonderful!

8:14 PM  
Blogger Kathleen said...

Hmmm, can openers, can you feel the movement?
Hard to be bored with so many drawing subjects in the world . . . Easy to be tired . . .

12:23 AM  
Blogger Wendee said...

Oh, I know the feeling. In a funk, too, and, I'm procrastinating like crazy typing this. I'd rather be drawing can- openers, myself. Boy, that's not speaking well of where my motivation is right now. [sigh]

Amazing, though, that this layout and all the repeated sketches still speak of your artistic sense. You might be bored and tired, but this drawing's got a lightness and sense of humor to it.

4:26 AM  
Blogger juj said...

You have such a gift for making the ordinary extraordinary. and as always, the steady appearance of your non-steady hands amazes me.

3:07 PM  
Blogger Big A said...

ooo, very nice. are you using colored pencil here?

5:35 PM  
Blogger mociehocie said...

bruse rocks & so does your art1 i love the toothbrush the best, i'm always looking to crop a composition in a funky way!

5:59 PM  
Blogger Emma said...

Sorry to hear you are feeling uninspired. I occasionally feel like that myself, although your drawings are an inspiration to me - how is it you manage to make such ordinary everyday objects so special?!
I hope you won't let your lack of inspiration get you down too much. When I feel that way I go for walks, visit museums and art galleries, go shopping, eat nice food, buy myself flowers, and suddenly one day the inspiration returns.

9:22 PM  
Blogger Cindy Cooksey said...

Wow, I just got through looking at your whole blog. It's beautiful. You have quite a talent! Most if not all done in a little moleskine?! Don't sell yourself short.
Cindy at cookseyville.blogspot.com

11:58 PM  
Anonymous martha said...

I know exactly how you feel!

Make me a drawing...

12:24 AM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thanks guys,

I really am in a bit of a funk at the moment but I know 'this too shall pass' (another Bruce quote).

It's so frustrating when this happens though. It feels like there's somehting missing when I'm not drawing, which obviuosly there is, but I feel incomplete. Anyway..

The more I see this one the more I like it. It was just a drawing I did without thinking about. I like doing that.

Big A - this is just ink. Brown Pilot pen. Emma - I agree I need to get out and find some inspiration.

Cheers everyone!

9:11 AM  
Blogger Nancy Van Blaricom said...

How on earth do you come up with these wonderful objects to draw. You have such patience and do such a great job. You don't show the appearanc with your work, that you are bored with yourself. Great work.

2:41 PM  
Blogger Africantapestry said...

Your drawings are definitely anything but boring Andrea. They are wonderfully exciting! Just hang in there...it'll pass.

4:40 PM  
Blogger kookiejar said...

Hey! I like your style..... and the toothbrush down there is quite cool!

11:12 PM  
Blogger MIguel Herranz said...

Great! So subtle the treatment of the dark areas, and so original the composition... Each drawer of your kitchen becames a treasure trunk on the paper.

8:28 PM  
Blogger Joan Yoshioka said...

Dancing can openers! Just like my dream! :)

1:59 AM  
Blogger littlemithi said...

Loving the page full of the same thing - Why don;t more people draw like that!!??!! I'll never bore of you ... ;)

7:06 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you all guys.

The great thing about a tin opener like this is that it is totally different from every angle; making it a cool object to draw.


11:55 PM  

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