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Simple Guacamole Recipe

food illustration paint recipe

Looking for a simple, delicious guacamole base that your kids will eat? You can add spice to your own batch, but this one's plain delicious and even toddlers will eat it (at least mine does). The most basic ingredients: 2-3 Hass avocados 1 small/medium red onion 1 handful cilantro 1 clove garlic Lime juice to taste Salt to taste ... After that, add what you like! We usually add tomatoes if they're in season. My partner loves adding spice so he usually adds jalapeño pepper and some cayenne. Also, for best results, don't eat it immediately. Let it sit in...

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Summer & June Gloom

art collective color flowers illustration paint painting

My Summer Finch for the Finch & Foxglove site! Did you know about June Gloom in Southern California? I just learned about it at the end of last month. I actually really like it! So what is it? It's this weather phenomenon where clouds form over the ocean along the coast and the winds move these clouds onto land creating a foggy, cool atmosphere. I LOVE the cool mornings! All this talk of beach and clouds and such has me all in a tizzy making artwork about fish and water! Did you see my new summer finch up top? It's...

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Poster for the Global Art Gathering in Brighton

bootcamp paint painting

I decided to get painterly again! And it was fun. For those process-lovers... I started out with marker and quick-sketched lots of different concepts.  Here are my faves: At first, I started drawing in Illustrator, but most people in the MATS Bootcamp were going digital right away, and I couldn't get the kind of texture in the marks that I wanted.  And I felt like I couldn't really get that kind of energy using just vector imaging.  So, I went painterly.  I was so happy to get painting!  I adjoined 4 square canvases and painted them as if they were...

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