It's a bit rough when you are just trying to support your teenage daughter's future as a pastry chef and she bans you from touching the chocolate brownies that are sitting on the bench. Especially when she has just called for help in setting up a brownie photo shoot...
How on earth did we end up with so many gourds decorating our loungeroom? And why do I feel I can't get rid of them? Is there some weird sort of attraction to the rounded orangeness of them and their gorgeous rotundness? Why did a visitor add a baby gourd to the...
Sketching food – apple and custard teacake
Drawing my daughter’s culinary masterpieces from the Australian Women’s Weekly Baking Collection – a delicious cinnamon dusted apple and custard teacake.
Sketching food – raspberry and cinnamon French macaroons
My teenage daughter is a fantastic baker, and she has challenged herself to work through every recipe in an Australian Women’s Weekly cookbook.
The art of lunch
Inspired by Danny Gregory’s “the Art of Breakfast”, my friend and I sat down to draw (and then devour) sausage rolls with a good dose of tomato sauce.
Drawing Michele’s French vegies in colour pencil and mixed media
I have never seen so many different types of tomatoes in one place – thanks to my sister’s love of markets. I struggled to draw as fast as they were eaten!
Beth’s art group – a bunch of onions in charcoal
A still life drawn with charcoal for the first time in many years, thanks to joining Beth’s art group