It’s soup season, and there’s nothing better than having an enormous bowl of soup in the fridge. Take it to work for lunch, freeze some, make some yeast rolls and you’ve got dinner! (If baby kale isn’t available, you can substitute baby spinach.) Continue reading
Playing with a run-of-the-mill snapshot in Affinity Photo.
Here’s a little Halloween doodle that I cooked up in my favorite vector art program Affinity Designer. Being that my son’s school bus pickup time is just before dawn, I thought it appropriate to work on this icon of The Count! A couple of mornings before sunrise fiddling with shapes produced this little monster. Now that my son is off to school and the sun is rising, it’s time to put this vector vampire away in his crypt.
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Tagged Affinity Designer, digital illustration, Dracula, humor, Illustration, Joe Williams, monster, USA, vampire, vector
Outside of Bok Vocational School at 1901 South 9th Street in South Philadelphia.
Zucchini and pumpkin added to this cake make it magnificently moist. It was such a big hit – it’s now a contender for Thanksgiving! Continue reading
Along the parade route on Broad Street – Jerry Blavat and Grand Marshal Danny Aiello.
This year’s birthday card for the lovely Tina features the fabulous feline Plywood in a photo collage cobbled together in the astounding Affinity Photo.
Happy birthday, Tina!
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Tagged birthday card, cat, collage, digital illustration, Drawer Cards, humor, Illustration, Joe Williams, rat, tuxedo, USA
It’s apple season, and an apple cake is in order. What I like about this recipe is the simple batter, topped with thinly sliced apples and cinnamon sugar. Slightly warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream – it’s perfection! Continue reading
On Saturday, Geno Vento threw a shindig to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Geno’s Steaks – the man knows how to throw a party! Continue reading
Remember Spin-Art concessions at carnivals or at the Jersey Shore? It’s the first thing I thought of when I looked into a 55 gallon drum of waste ink at a local printer. Psychedelic, man!
I threw this bread together on Sunday afternoon while the fellas were at the gym. I used up the leftover cream cheese in the fridge, and the brown spotted bananas on the kitchen table. The result is this delicious bread, moist and studded with strawberries! Continue reading