Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Once more, with color!


I'm not a big fan of Starbucks. I think their coffee's normally too expensive and burned-tasting... however! I love their gingerbread lattes (they're calling them ginger snap lattes now...?), and this time of year rocks because of said gingerbread(snap) lattes. Not sure what it is about them that's so delicious -- it could be I'm just a sucker for anything Christmas, and a cold day screams for gingerbready(snappy) goodness. Whatever, my point is I couldn't resist one yesterday, and the minute I saw the little green mermaid plugs they're adding to keep the coffee warm (I'm guessing), I couldn't resist drawing it either.

15 comments:

peachtreeart said...

Very nice!

rrARTz said...

wow! your work is gorgeous! thanks for inspiring me to jump in the ring too. i look forward to seeing more.

bonnyracca said...

Oh! The Gingerbread (-snap) Lattes are back!! I must checck out my Starbucks. I love the flavour of the Gingerbread (-snap)!

Great drawings, too!

marancat said...

This is a great blog!
Please - more, more ....

Sandy said...

Oh I agree with you on all points, I have never had one and now I MUST!! Great sketch, especially like the cardboard wrap's texture!

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

excellent. love the cup.

Lynn said...

I usually don't buy Starbuck (way too overpriced!) but I agree that the Gingersnap lattes are divine. Love your new blog, welcome to the EDM group!

Ann said...

Terrific drawings! Welcome to EDM!

Glitz Ink said...

i am with you, normally i don't love starbucks, but once a year i have to have one of their peppermint mochas! : ) i love how you captured the cup, the colors are fantastic!!!

freebird said...

As if anyone needs an excuse to indulge in a treat! The mermaid plug sounds like a good idea really. I hate it when my coffee gets cold before it's finished off.

Great drawings. I almost thought - okay, I did think- they were photos at first.

Ana Tirolese said...

I too have always complained that Starbucks coffee tastes burned and is way too expensive. When I do go to Starbucks I have a very expensive tea.

Nice artwork. I look forward to following your blog and seeing what you are working on.

Megan said...

"with no whip cream" yuck! Or something like that I forget what that guy wrote on your latte that day! I'm visiting your blog and upping the hits! Cheers
Meg

Margaret Ann said...

OOOH MY! I just love this! :) Well done!

BMoon said...

My daughter is an asst mgr for Starbucks, so it is a fact of life around my family, Starbucks rules! Ha. And can't complain about all the free coffee I get with her "markouts" every week. LOVE your starbucks cup.....did you use wc pencils?

M.K. Scheibe said...

Hi BMoon! Thanks! I used watercolor and then filled in some detail with colored pencils.

Your stipple drawing of the flower is too cool!