Saturday, March 15, 2008

the line it is drawn

There is not a great deal of drawing going on at the moment. I'm still wiped out after the last one. And still no colour. I do, however, have a pile of half finished drawings that seems to be growing all the time. Thought I'd finish one today. This one.

Everyday Matters #17, draw a musical instrument.

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Blogger Pippa said...

Very cool indeed. Finish off those drawings - or at least show us the half-finished drawings?

12:06 PM  
Blogger PamYla said...

Beautiful drawing!

2:23 PM  
Blogger Computerarte said...


2:53 PM  
Blogger no way said...

Great strings-especially the one facing toward the viewer-that angle is a tough one.

I love looking at everything on your sketchblog-especially the older stuff I never saw when it was originally posted. Thanks for all the inspiration!

2:56 PM  
Blogger Alan said...

great drawing.

3:28 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Lawson said...

Love the way you cropped the instrument.

3:33 PM  
Blogger Teri C said...

What an interesting viewpoint!! Love those strings.

4:05 PM  
Blogger wagonized said...

That's a very sweet one. Some people like to cut their strings at the end there, but i like twirling them just like that.

4:15 PM  
Blogger juj said...

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one with a pile of half-finished drawings sitting around their house (stuffed in their bag, under the bed...) I often wonder how is it I am so great at starting something new, and not so great at finishing anything? especially lately...

You were certainly great at finishing one of yours tho - simply beautiful. And I LOVE those curly guitar strings!!

5:27 PM  
Blogger Shelly McC said...

Wow! Gorgeous!

10:11 PM  
Blogger Peceli and Wendy's Blog said...

Super drawing and curved lines are more interesting than straight lines on the page. Musical instruments have great shapes to draw, especially the strings.

9:21 AM  
Blogger littlemithi said...

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm..... is all I can say ;)

10:12 AM  
Blogger Blanquita de los Bosques said...

I love the picture and the texture! Great!

2:58 PM  
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7:50 PM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you all folks. I definately had doubts about posting this. There is something wrong with it but I can't put my finger on what. It just looked like such a good subject. Especially those twirly strings.

Lots more halfifnished drawings, but they usually are half finished for a reason - they are no good. God, I'm the worse self-critic.

Thank you all.

1:06 AM  
Blogger Gillian said...

Very clever drawing - it has an almost abstract quality. I love the way the strings curl round, giving movement to the piece.

10:56 AM  
Blogger Just because said...

Are we not our own worst critiques? For us novices, your work is compelling and striking. Even your not-so-finished work is a masterpiece for those of us who are striving to get better at our craft. Keep up the great work!


5:00 PM  
Blogger E-J said...

My eye cannot see whatever wrong thing is troubling yours. (That's probably why I can't draw like this!)

And finished schminished. I'd love to see the unfinished stuff!

6:50 PM  
Blogger Scrappy Cat said...

I love this! It's really cool.

2:46 AM  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Thank you, folks.

2:36 PM  
Blogger Siret said...

Very nice MATRIX guitar! I like your illustrations very much!

11:05 AM  
Blogger Melanie S said...

WOW. Beautiful.

1:56 AM  
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