Summer projects

Summer projects

I thought I would give myself some structure and focus during this summer so I have joined http://www.makeitindesign.com summer school to learn more about pattern making, stating Monday 1st August and also have entered the Global Talent Search...
Pineapples

Pineapples

I have been drawing lots of fruit and veg for an article about inflammation contributing to depression,. A diet rich in trans fats and sugar has been shown to promote inflammation, while a healthy diet full of fruit, veg and oily fish helps keep it at bay. I have done...
Recipe book images

Recipe book images

A selection of illustrations I did a few years ago for a recipe book “Ham pickles & jams” by Thane Prince. Beautiful choice of colour and decorative details alongside recipes reminding us of lost skills as well  as  making  the most of seasonal...
Chocolate brownie recipe

Chocolate brownie recipe

Pre heat oven to 170 c ( 325 F) gas 3 . Line a baking tray 33x 23 x 5cm with greaseproof paper. Put 200g  dark chocolate and 175g butter in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water ( do not let the base of the bowl touch the water). Leave until melted and...
Lovely lunch recipe

Lovely lunch recipe

Caramelised onions, chick peas,feta and mint Heat 3 tbs of olive oil in a pan. Add 1 diced red chilli ( or a quarter of tsp of lazy chills or more depending on the  heat you want)  2 sliced red onions, 4 cloves of garlic ( crushed) and 2 tsp of sugar. Cook very gently...
Time to shave

Time to shave

A friend told me she knew it was time to shave her legs when after getting up from playing with her daughter on the carpet , she went to dust the carpet fluff from her legs , only to realise it was actually her hair sprouting through her tights!