Showing posts from January, 2011

Minimental Chocolates!

So far, I have 8 unfinished works of sweet proportions. Though 2" by 2" on Arches rough manila colored paper, these mini compositions about different kinds of chocolate is sure to satisfy anyone with an eye for the treats I depict (or at least I hope so). A chocolate muffin, a milk chocolate Lindt, Nutella (the yummiest chocolate hazelnut spread on earth!), a hot fudge sundae, chocolate cake, an unwrapped Hershey bar, two freshly, untouched Reese cups, and a plate of chocolate chip cookies are the 8. Some I like better than others, but they all need work.
There is a story behind the pieces, a reason why they are set up the way that they are. The essence of love and joy is usually present in the process of creating sweet goods- the same as in visual and performing arts. Tasting the results of hard work is always the greatest of pleasures. I cannot begin to say how much I enjoy being in the kitchen to bake! It is splendid happiness in preparing something at home- sometimes the…