Joan Chamberlain DesignsDallas, Texas, US
An artist, a foodie, a cook and a gardener - combine them all and you have the essence of what drives my creative juices. Working with charcoal and colored pencil primarily, I strive to capture the vitality of the kitchen.
Recipes By Joan Chamberlain Designs
My mixed media collage highlights the creamy textures of peanut butter and chocolate as they come together to create yummy bites to enjoy with a game of Scrabble. All of the foreground elements are executed in colored pencil and applied to the hand-drawn Scrabble board to represent a fun and delicious game night!
This mixed media collage features the savory components of a popular Thai sauce that complements a noodle bowl of carrots, red pepper, purple cabbage, fragrantThai basil, cilantro, and lime. All of the ingredients are in colored pencil and overlay a background of a Thai lion and floral elements executed in marker ink.
My mixed media collage - mostly realistic renderings in colored pencil - features these satisfying salty, sweet, crunchy, chewy jagged pieces of "bark", dotted with pretzels and peanuts. The background is a diamond pattern of brown and ochre acrylic to represent the chocolate and peanut butter drizzle.