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Humble Beginnings  refers to a mix of common, aromatic vegetables that almost every cuisine in the world uses as a base for recipes. The mix creates a depth of flavor and complexity that defines the particular food. These 'beginnings' sometimes differ and may have additional ingredients due to family tradition, taste preferences, and region.


There are 6 drawings in the series. My medium is colored pencil on watercolor paper and the size is 14x11in. The video shows my process for this series.




Mirepoix, France

Sofrito, Mexico

Suppengrün, Germany

Sofrito, Spain

Battuto, Italy

Holy Trinity, USA

Arrangement for Fruitcake
individual panels are 10x7.5in
colored pencil on watercolor paper

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