Today I went along to the fabulous class run by Erin Hill once a month called 'Sketch your cake"... a sketching class based around High Tea! Now I know you are all smiling...but honestly I am not a big high tea fan - I think it is a bit obscene - too much food and too much sweet things. Just give me a good generous pot of quality tea and a serving of scones is all I need.
However... every now and then it is a special treat! Today we went to Gunners Barracks tearoom and it was stunning!
Another thing, which I often tell people, it is very important for me to have tea inside your cup when you draw it... focusing on the non-regular shape of the tea within the ellipse shape of the cup helps with drawing the outline of the rim of the cup - I often draw the tea first and the cup shape next. (hope that makes some sense!)
I enjoyed myself very much - as the others did as well.
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