Baking and Making

Last week in my Drawing Group I wanted to look at drawing ‘Self-Portraits’. It’s a challenging subject so I decided to make a ‘Gin and Lime’ cake to sweeten the deal for the class.

I’m not a cake-maker or baker (or good cook if I’m brutally honest). But I had a go. And the art group rewarded me by a) eating the cake and b) having a go themselves, at the task of drawing their portraits.

And that’s when it struck me: Baking is a bit like Drawing.

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