Fun time sketching at the durian stalls. Got a family interested and they asked to take pics 😀, not just of my sketch but with me! Haha cute! See below, too right corner.
The other pics in the above montage is of my day out with Urban Sketchers Kuala Lumpur in the morning, then teatime sketch and after dinner drinks sketch.
Received some freebies. During tea, my friend and I were given free cakes – it was after we had eaten and sketched the cakes we ordered. We sketched the free cakes, ate some and took the rest home! Then received a free ice cream when I was sketching drinks after dinner! Didn’t sketch that, just ate with with friends 😊
A long day of sketching. I was quite tired when I finally got home.
Hungry ? Here are some painted treats 😄 hope you enjoy these.
Pancake stack with banana and strawberry slices with chocolate sauce, and maple syrup on the side.
Yau Char Kwai, curry puff and kopi
Trying a different approach today.
I think it got too dark as I kept painting and moving paint around. Here is the final result, below:
The next time, I will have to go lighter.
Trying something different by using a Pentel brush pen. A fun tool.
Still life at home
Could not help adding some watercolour wash on these shoes 😊
The adventure continues – till next post when I go outdoors!
A gorgeous flower left (above) from a bunch given to me by a friend recently, and some painted flowers below.
Carnations from the market – white flowers are a challenge but a dark background helps push the flowers in front
I often look at my beautiful succulents and think how complex they are to capture. I decided to try…
The bunch of flowers that was given by my lovely friend – not sure what they were but they were nice to paint.
Till next post, have a happy weekend.
As expected on my trip to South Melbourne Market I bought more than items my shopping list. A friend was coming to visit, so I bought macaroons and treats – to sketch and to eat. We both had a nice time catching up, sketching and eating afterwards.
Here is a video clip I made of the bottom left piece. Enjoy!
On a whim, I went out and bought myself a Bialetti Coffee Maker a few weeks ago. I went to a coffee roaster and the man was obviously very passionate about coffee. I appreciated the instructions and explainations he offered, together with a bag of free ground coffee beans (his favourite) to start me off.
The few key things are
- To fill the beans to the brim with a tap and level off, but not compressing (so that water can swirl)
- To simmer on the gas stove, not boil (so water takes its time moving through the beans)
- To never overboil (so coffee is not burnt)
Fabulous coffee each time! My Nespresso machine has been neglected for the moment (although I still love it especially on days when I get a little lazy).