Still LIfe of a Burger

burger with ketchup

I finally have a new keyboard, in other words I have a functioning “a” and “s” key – I so very much missed using words like sausages, ass(es), smack, snake, and snail. Having to copy and paste “s’s” and “a’s” lost its charm rapidly . I can now so easily write scissors, sissy, and Smeagol – what a delight. I no longer have to revert to using bizarre teenage code-like l@ngu@ge; instead I can now (if I so wish to) talk like I have a stutter or a lisp.

burger still life banquet
Today’s post is similar to my last one. My boyfriend and I are on a low-carb diet which pretty much eliminates a bunch of ingredients I usually cook with. At present I am living on salad and meat – I am so tired of eating meat! All I want is white food: pasta, bread, rice, chips, crackers, potatoes, flour (yip, I’ll even eat a spoon of flour that’s how desperate I am).

burger platter still life
Since I am
in no mood to cook a great low-carb recipe (ie. I don’t feel like eating low-carb-food — i’d rather starve), I have decided to post a few pictures I did earlier in the year. It’s not a recipe, rather a bit of fun.

phalic burger

I‘ve been toying with the idea of taking junk food and creating 16th Century still lifes out of them and thought what better time than the present to do it!

burger castle still life

I am happy with them to an extent. However, I never got the grade, lighting (Chiaroscuro) exactly how I wanted it. Also, I lacked the props to properly pull it off.

dramatic burger_stilllife

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