Figure Drawing — Class #2

Figure Drawing — Class #2

I’m taking a six-week figure drawing class at the San Francisco Art Institute. Here are my sketches from the second class. This is my second drawing course. I took intro to drawing at SFAI in 2009. All drawings are done with vine charcoal. Poses were 10 minutes...
Brew Day: White House Honey Ale and Honey Porter

Brew Day: White House Honey Ale and Honey Porter

I ordered the White House Honey Ale and Honey Porter from Northern Brewer as an experiment. They now offer one gallon recipe kits, but they are not all grain, as I have been doing for the past year. Instead of mashing the grains, you steep the specialty grains for 10...
Brew Day: Gingerbread Ale and Winter Coffee Stout

Brew Day: Gingerbread Ale and Winter Coffee Stout

Gingerbread Ale I followed the Brooklyn Brewshop’s Beer Making Book recipe for this one, but I swapped out Cascade hops for the Centennial, because I already had Cascade. I used Nottingham for the yeast. Mash 1.8 lbs English Pale malt 0.2. lbs Caramel 10 malt...