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Love #2 by aurelia-acc Love #2 by aurelia-acc
Original artwork.

This drawing is a kind of continuation of a drawing I made 3 years ago:

In this first artwork, love was a universal language expressed without words but with what I consider as another universal language, the sign language.

In this new artwork, I wanted to illustrate what I consider as another form of universal language: music. I'm always amazed at the number of people I've met through Myspace, then Facebook and now Twitter just because of a common interest in a band/solo artist. I think 90% of my followers/following are NKOTB related *lol* No matter our difficulties to sometimes understand each others because of the language barrier, once we start talking about our « musical loves », we just get it.

If you've followed some of my drawings this year, you may know that I love NKOTB and this is just another artwork inspired by them because of the reason written just above. Now you may wonder why I've drawn a cassette tape instead of a CD or a MP3 player. Well, the first albums I owned (« True Cool » by David Hallyday) and bought with my little pocket money (« Step by Step » by New Kids On The Block) were cassettes tapes and I still listen to / love both of them. If this drawing was a fanart, the tape would picture the « Step by Step » album but I had to keep it neutral since it's for my Print Shop ;)

So, for the details:
Done using graphite pencils Mars Lumograph (for the hands & cassette tape) and graphite powder (for the background) on watercolor hot pressed paper.
style: semi realistic
size of the artwork: 20x28 cm
size of paper: 23x31 cm
time to draw: over 25 hours
source: personal picture

all the steps of the WIP as well as the full size picture are available at my website here: [link]

Available as print in the "semi realistic drawings" section of my print shop: [link]

- 13 x 18 cm (5.1 x 7.1 in.): 7 euros
- A4 (21 x 29,7 cm) (8.3 x 11.7 in.): 15 euros
- A3 (29,7 x 42 cm) (11.7 x 16.5 in.): 28 euros
(+ shipping & handling. See more info here: [link] )

The original artwork is also available for purchase.

Also available on Society6 as: prints, stretched canvases, stationery cards, iPhone cases, iPhone & iPod skins, laptop & iPad skins and throw pillows.
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Love the hands! Very cool
Music---Junky Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work! :D
aurelia-acc Dec 4, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Glad you like it. Thanks! :hug:
Magnifique ! Ca rappelle des souvenirs lol... En tout cas j'aime beaucoup.
aurelia-acc Nov 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Merci! :hug:
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