Measuring SpoonsI took a little blogging break, and now - where were we? Themes?
Back in the November 29th post, I mentioned using a different theme for each month. For December, I had listed dinner ingredients, labels, bottles and jars. With a theme in mind it is pretty easy to jump-start an idea for a sketch. I was getting out things to see what I need for holiday baking, and I was thinking about the labels on the can of cocoa and the bottle of vanilla. They weren't too interesting, but the measuring spoons caught my eye as a possible sketch. I threw in the sprinkles as an "ingredient" from the theme list.
For fifty some Christmases my mother made a certain kind of cookie with nonpareils, or sprinkles, on them. In November she would start to worry about the stores running out of them. They never did that I know of, but maybe. It does seem like a funny thing to worry about, but I must admit that I checked my supply a couple of weeks ago.
Do you have your sprinkles? Are you going to paint them in your sketchbook?