One last batch of Scottish-style shortbread, until next December (it’s a traditional, seasonal thing for me). The shortbread came out a nice golden colour, but this sketch has turned out rather heavy and grey, much like the recent weather.
Thought I’d try mixing media — pencil, watercolour pencil, watercolour, more pencil… There is much yet to be mastered.
The bean pot is almost ready to get stored away until next December. This vintage West Bend appliance slow cooks to perfection. The reflections on the metal lid stumped me.
Although this is technically a white jug, depicting it requires many shades of gray. As with so many things in life, it is not as simple as black and white.
A new year, and a (relatively) new cat, rescued nearby about a month ago. He’s young, runs around a lot, then conks out.