Happy May! National Chocolate Mousse Day! #DoodlewashDinner

Chocolate Mint Mousse - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Chocolate Mint Mousse – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Happy May everyone!

This Month there are many things on my plate!
First of all Charlie at Doodlewash invited all of us for a month of a virtual doodlewash dinners!
The month of May hold a new sketching and watercolor adventure the theme that Charlie choose is “Food” so  you will see from me lots of delicious food illustrations!

Today according to this List is National Chocolate Mousse Day!
I choose to watercolor a traditional French Chocolate Mousse and I am giving to  my own w a mint twist flavor! ❤

Chocolate Mint Mousse - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Chocolate Mint Mousse – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

The word mousse in French means foam, and chocolate is for chocolate.  Mousse au chocolate  translates as foamy chocolate.

With a few rare exceptions, all chocolate mousse recipes have two ingredients:  dark Chocolate is the essential element of the dessert, and egg white, whipped into a foam and added to the melted chocolate to provide the light and foamy texture essence of the recipe.

This is the traditional mousse, additional ingredients can be added to change the taste and texture of the dessert, if you search you can find many recipes.

Details about my doodlewash:
 I used a basic watercolor palette Artist’s Loft Fundamental watercolor pan set  this pan set is considered for beginners but I enjoy use it for the variety of colors and for sketching. I also used a  Pigma Micron Black Ink pen #005 Brown #01 and a Pink gel pen over a Mix Media sketchbook!

With this celebration  I am also join Charlie at doodlewash celebrating a #DoodlewashDinner !  You are welcome to join with your doodlewash!
Tag your image #DoodlewashDinner.


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Happy Doodles!

©Carolina Russo

©Carolina Russo

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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38 thoughts on “Happy May! National Chocolate Mousse Day! #DoodlewashDinner

  1. Another beautiful piece, Carolina! I know, I repeat myself but you are a genius! Unfortunately, my skin breaks out from both chocolate and strawberries 😒

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  2. The painting is beautiful, the mousse is lovely and the presentation in the gorgeous glass on the lacey pink doily is delightful.

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  3. I love Pigma pens and i love this doodle! 😀

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  4. What a gorgeous drawing. Good enough to eat! And I DO have a weakness for a decadent chocolate moose! 🙂

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  5. Love it. Love your art work. Great.

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  6. I love chocolate.

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  7. Everything about this picture is perfect, but I think my favorite part is the transparency of the blue dessert cup. Very nice!


    • Thank you Carol on this doodlewash I wanted to focus on transparency thinking about the old fashion royal blue glass which I love! I figured that a nice mousse deserve a beautiful glass! ❤

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  8. Hi Carolina, I perfect dessert to bring to the table this month and so beautifully painted!


  9. Looks like I’ll have to go out for some chocolate mousse then!

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  10. Looks too good to eat!

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  11. MMMMMM!!!! Can I come over for a dish of that chocolate mousse? Delectable! That dish wouldn’t be safe, I may tuck it up my sleeve as I leave your place!! Guess I won’t be invited now. 🙂

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  12. Jerrod

    Why are you so talented? I’m so jealous of your talents and works!

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  13. This is an awesome doodlewash!! I’m in love with how you rendered the glass and the mousse looks delicious!! Nicely done, Carolina! 😍

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    • Thank you Charlie I am glad you like the glass I love blue glasses especially the old-fashion royal blue glass and I wanted to work on transparency on this one, having that touch of blue! 😉 I am glad you like the mousse too I remember you doodlewashed a delicious mousse I guess was in February your work was lovely!

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      • Awww thanks! Actually it was April 3rd… I noticed when I linked this other calendar that it had that same day down for this month. Not sure which calendar has it right… that, or chocolate lovers are sneaking in extra celebrations! lol… doesn’t matter… can you really ever have too much chocolate mousse??? YUM!! 😋

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      • Ahah right Charlie you can’t never have enough of chocolate ! ❤ Now to our food doodlewash which calendar are you following? Let me know… 😉

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  14. Now that looks very nice, Carolina!

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