Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Santa ACEO in acrylics

I have wanted to paint a Christmas scene for a long time and especially after seeing snow in Tasmania. I would love to experience a white Christmas. When I saw the winter landscape scene and the Santa photo, it just all come together and I just had to paint my little Santa scene. It was interesting painting the Santa so small and painting the teddy bear was a bit of a challenge - strangely enough I used my no 3 round brush for most the painting as it comes to a nice fine point which is all I needed.  I am really pleased with the result. 

Santa measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and painted on 300gsm smooth Arches watercolour paper.

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Many thanks to Maria Balcells and Donna Klarenbach for the reference photos.