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Christina Joy Sanders

"Drunk Guy Passed out on a Couch" by Christina Joy Sanders

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I promised Kirsten I'd name it that while I was working on it at four in the morning. I must stop making promises when I'm up really late.

Originally, this was just going to be Sirius looking all pretty lying on some random sofa. But then his hand was just laying there, and I wanted to put something in it. At first I was thinking a book, but then it ended up a bottle, and the whole meaning of the picture changed. This scene isn't actually IN book 5, but it's rather hinted at when Harry went to Grimmauld place right after his Mr. Weasley/snake dream-thing, and Sirius had 'a whiff of stale drink about him.' I just got this image of him sitting all alone in that awful house, with no company but Kreacher and his mother's portrait, chugging away at a bottle of Firewhiskey and trying to get drunk enough so that all the miserable things that have happened to him would stop haunting him for a few hours. I'm not quite sure whether he's actually passed out here, or asleep, or trying to sleep and having no luck. I'm leaning towards that last one, because something about his face and the way his arm is flung to the ground looks like a 'this isn't helping' sort of pose. *sniffles* poor, poor Padfoot...

as an interesting side-note, Kirsten, who isn't even infatuated with Sirius like I am, was trying very, very hard to get me to draw him without pants. She said it was because then Mrs. Weasley (who we now refer to as The Shrew, for reasons I think are apparent in chapter five of OotP) could come in and yell at him for setting such a bad example for the children. Because being totally plastered isn't bad enough, I guess. I declined; Sirius was supposed to be elegantly tragic, not boorishly pathetic.

Oh, and you can't really see it on the scan, but the bottles all say 'Olgen's (is that how you spell it? I was too lazy to look it up) Firewhiskey; drown your sorrows!'

6 Apr 200645 Morgan Whitewolf
AAAHH, NO FAIR!!!He did'nt save some for me !!!
15 Apr 200645 Christie Shadow
It's funny, but this picture reminds me a lot of "teh famous Titanic-drawing" of Rose. Weird.

Anyway, I love your style - your lines are clear and pure and it would've ruined the picture, I think, if you'd coloured it.
30 Apr 200645 Loz
I could do with a drink right now
29 May 200645 Sir girl


Just kidding ( that is what me and my friend always say). This is a great picture. I love his pose. And his hair is amazing! Perfect. I love the couch too. Looks really realistic. (ha ha, really... realistic! get it real, real? oh, whatever.)

~girl that is sir
1 Nov 200645 Sarah E. Newbould
Awww...Poor Pads...

His hair is gorgeous, and as for the boots...hoi...

He does look slightly tense, doesn't he? But his face seems so peaceful. Lotta conflict going on there. Not that it's a bad thing!

Just want to hug him.

But then, I always want to hug Sirius, so I'll just shut up now...keep up the good work! The world needs your talent!
19 Nov 2006:-) Samantha 'MG' Judge
I love this image so much. I also want his boots. o.0

Poor Sirius. 8
25 Dec 200645 Freak for jesus
poor guy, I want to go up to him and calm all his sorrows right now. I like how it isnt colored for i too think it would have ruined the picture. I love his hair and how the bottles are lying around as if he just merely threw them on the ground.

poor sirus...
11 Jul 200745 Kitty
This picture so sad but its really good i love his hair!
5 Nov 2007:-) Kirsty S Balcombe
Noboby should humanly be able to drink that much whiskey. I came close and it wasn't so much a hangover as a wish never to see the light of day again because it hurt to much. I feel his pain.
26 Apr 2008:-) Amanda Seely
haha! I love it 1, despite the fact that I feel a bit sorry for Sirius, it’s actually a marvelous pic. Very smooth and simple but very nicely done.
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'Drunk Guy Passed out on a Couch':
 • Created by: :-) Christina Joy Sanders
 • Copyright: ©Christina Joy Sanders. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Alcohol, Alone, Black, Depressed, Drunk, Firewhiskey, Grimmauld, Harry, Potter, Sirius, Sleep, Sofa, Whiskey
 • Categories: Man, Men, Fan art, Book Illustration
 • Techniques: Black Ink
 • Inspirations: JK Rowling (Harry Potter)
 • Submitted: 2003-08-18 00:55:28
 • Views: 8305
 • Resolution: 700x417

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