All posts tagged: Almost Artistic

Draw Something! How to Make S’Mores – Traditional and Super Simple

TRADITIONAL S’MORES Ingredients: graham wafers marshmallows chocolate bar or Nutella Technique: First, the ideal marshmallow cooking stick must be found, and then whittled to the exact right point. The stick has to be brandished like a sword by a child (or someone who is child like) for a few minutes, until some mom says, “Put that stick down before you poke someones eye out!” In the meantime, someone has to build a fire. Probably a number of someones – the paper bringers, the match finders, the log splitters, the kindling scroungers. Then there is a discussion of how best to stack the paper, wood and kindling. Once the fire is off and running, the ritual of telling stories, adding more wood, and poking the fire with a big stick, has to take place. When mom says, “Put that big stick down before you burn up the forest!” it is time to get out the marshmallows, and find the very pointy sticks again. Once a marshmallow is skewered, they are slowly browned until they are golden …

Draw Something! There Be Pirates

The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a pirate. – Bern Williams – I’ve been drawing again. The Draw Something app on my iPad is letting me express my creative talents. Okay, I realize I am rather talentless, but I’m having a good time drawing. Can you guess what I was drawing? The category was ‘There Be Pirates’. Does that help? The word was 5 letters long. There are many very talented cartoonists on the internet – here are a few that I have discovered: Mark Armstrong Doodlemum Mike Smith Aren’t these people good? They can draw clothes! Since my last post about Drawing (A Drawing Game) I’ve earned enough ‘coins’ to buy colours – including green, which the Draw Something app doesn’t include when you first start playing. Now I can draw grass. A green squiggly line is grass. A similar squiggly line, only in blue, is water. You can see from my drawing above that …