A dear friend was generous enough to give me some lovely dried gourds to paint on. Most in this photo are in the base coat stage. Cleaning with a bleach solution and much sanding comes first.
Here they are all painted and waiting for water based varnish.
This guy still needs his coat of varnish to make his color pop. The varnish makes a huge difference.
As you can tell by now, I love making Santas...all kinds. This little guy is only about 5-6 inches tall.
This is a winter country scene I am currently working on...still much to be added and it is a big painting. I enjoy painting winter folkart scenes. I also have a passion for Salt Box houses. They look like little Monopoly pieces to me, so quaint and cozy.
These are a few wooden tag ornaments I paint every season.
Snowmen are another easy favorite to paint. Once in a while I have a victorian hiccup...hence the pink glass ball ornament.
Are you still with me???? I hope I have not bored you to tears, I promise a more interesting posting next time. Maybe some great holiday baking ideas (I am a BIG holiday baker). Until next time...be kind and stay creative.