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The Still Life Journey

January of 2015 ushered in a new chapter of my life.  It would be the start of the first year of full on retirement which was very exciting for me.  As much as I loved my Manulife days, I could now fully plan a year devoted to doing the things I love.  At the same time, Kim Klassen was offering a new gathering place for artists to grow and share.  The Studio Online was born and I jumped on board.  This has been one of the most fulfilling journeys for me as an artist and as a person.  It is filled with like minded women who care, share and support.  Truly amazing.  I could go on and on . .. but suffice it to say my soul has been enriched and my art has blossomed.

Food and photography seem to go together . … Carol Hart of Seattle is a gifted photographer and a creator of all things amazing in the kitchen.  She writes a wonderful blog and cooks through a different book every month. This month she chose Bowl and Spoon by Sprouted Kitchen and showcased their Lemon Creams.  They looked so good, and of course the cookbook has just happened to arrive in my library recently, (shhhhh!) and I decided to try them too . .. 


Used the Nikon D4 with two different lenses .. 105 mm f/2.8 and the 85mm f/1.4

The pot de creme cups are from Evesham and have lived with me foreva

The gold flatware is Artistry and has also lived with me for a very long time

Purple plates are ones I picked up from Bowrings quite awhile ago

White luncheon plates are part of the dinner set I scored at Christmas time . .. Aynsley Golden Crocus

Cookies were made this week . .. vanished . .. Lemon and Ginger . .. thought they would be the perfect accompaniment to this recipe . ..

Thanks to Carol for her inspiration.



  1. Leave a Reply

    Carol Hart
    August 2, 2015

    Thanks so much sweetie for the shout-out. These images are lovely. So happy you are enjoying the book. Boy you have a lot of lovely dishes. Would love to play in your kitchen!

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      Carolyn McIntosh
      August 2, 2015

      And I would love to play in yours. Can you imagine the mischeif we could get into???!!! And once we got into each other’s libraries . .. well we could single handedly improve the economy of both of our countries!!!

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