Monday, March 21, 2011

St. Patricks Day Cupcakes

Sorry, I haven't posted in a while. I have friends (and my sister) who post almost every day and I thought I would too when I first decided to blog. Now I realize that I have more of a life than I thought and really don't have a lot of time to blog (no offense to you devoted bloggers out there)! Nevertheless, I did have time to make St. Patricks Day cupcakes, photograph them and, surprisingly enough, post this entry :)

Here they are:

As you can see, this lovely green cupcake is covered in creamy buttercream frosting (also green) and bedecked with a small fondant leprechaun sitting beside his pot of gold (which I hope you can recognize by the way!) I made the cupcakes then decided on the spur of the moment to quickly make a leprechaun. After he was happily sitting on the cupcake, I noticed that he looked lonely and therefore made him some gold to keep him company :)

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Wolverine (not the superhero)

This blog, as you know, is called "The Journal of an Aspiring Artist," however, I haven't posted anything but recipes...until now. This is a painting I did for my art class. We had to find a logo and adjust it by changing the color, name, and graphics but it still had to be recognizable. So voila! Here is mine: