The nostalgia for color and form in food
When I decided to produce 60 pieces of candy for this current project I’m working on.
I promised myself that I would only draw Americana! Candy with LABELS we all grew up with and remember ripping open so dearly.
Yes, I admit I have a true American fondness for the bright colors of the crinkly wrappers and anticipation for what’s inside. But now at 35 of the 60 candy drawings I am producing, the tables have turned! (HA! Oh dear). I am always telling my students at CCA to be willing to compromise, think outside the box!
I took my own advice.
I’m challenging myself to draw my next 10 pieces for the CSArt project with no labels! Focusing only on form and color – candy itself as beauty and design.
These are the first 3 of the 10