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A Recipe for Disaster

I chose the idiom "Recipe for Disaster". (Still in progress - still needs to be texturized!)

My List

  • Recipe book
  • Baking ingredients (flour, sugar, eggs)
  • Angry food
  • Explosions
  • Hands
  • Whisk
  • Lightning
  • Clouds
  • Rain
  • Chef
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Fire
  • Baking failures
  • Melting stuff

Sketches

I started off wanting to illustrate a blindfolded chef with a bunch of weird ingredients being thrown into a mixing bowl, but after working on it for a while it didn't feel too great. I ended up going with the rogue sketch of the melting cake!

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Blob Drawing

I took some elements from my Chef sketch and combined it with the cake (thunder clouds etc.) and threw in some nasty stuff like a nail, teeth, worm, and a bone. I also then dressed the cake up with lots of sprinkles and icing.

I mostly played on the fact that my idiom could be interpreted as being food, weather, and general bad stuff.

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Colored Version

I'm still fussing around with the colors but wanted to do something reminiscent of cake icing (but gone awry). Welcoming suggestions for color combinations! 

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Final Version

Still working on this one and will post an update once it's done.

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