Add 4 ounces of tonic water.
Squeeze a slice of lemon into drink and stir.
Sip and enjoy.
You can draw these gin and tonics on your preferred surface: rolled and cut-out fondant, marshmallows or royal icing that has dried. I did this: Cut out cookies (using a 2 1/4 inch square cutter), made white frosting (using Americolor soft gel pastes, Bright White), prepared a frosting bag with size “5″ tip and filled with white, piped a square, thinned the frosting and flooded the center (see step one here), let dry very well, piped another square at the edge and coated with green sprinkles, and brushed off the excess.
You will need up to 5 colors of food coloring pens: black, green, lime green, red (optional) and blue (optional). Some notes on the pens: Most sets only come with one green. I used the green from my trusty Americolor Gourmet Writer set as well as the KopyKake Food Coloring pens, which have two greens, including a lime green. To get the fine detail for the black, I used my FooDoodlers. I know, this is a lot of markers to buy. You could probably get along with one green though. Or only use the KopyKake set.
how to draw a gin and tonic:
(click on drawing below to enlarge)
1. draw a semicircle with the darker green
2. draw three triangle segments with the lime green (leaving white space between, as there is no white marker)
3. sketch an outline around the lime slice with black
4. draw the glass with black (an oval at the top, two slanted lines, and a curved line at the bottom)
5. draw an oval for the top of the drink
6. draw ice cubes and little circles for bubbles
7. if preferred, draw some faint blue highlights in the ice and glass
8. if preferred, make a line for a stirrer with red
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