We have the house all decorated for Christmas (already) and now I’m enjoying Christmas-themed watercolor projects.
About this Piece:
Inspiration/Tutorial: Ellen Crimi-Trent (You Tube)
Paper: Strathmore Watercolor Postcards 140#, 4x6 (so I can use it in my scrapbook pockets)
Paints: Winsor & Newton Professional Permanent Alizarin Crimson and Holbein Pyrrole Red (gold splatter, W&N gold ink)
There are certain flavors and scents that always remind me of Christmas. For example, a tangerine at Christmas reminds me so much of my Mamo and Grandad’s house at Christmas—she always had the best tangerines during the holiday season. The smell of a live evergreen tree is another scent that I love at Christmas.
Peppermint is another scent and taste that I associate with Christmas. Today in my hobby room the fragrance of peppermint is coming from my diffuser.
I wonder what it says about me that, many times when I think of a Bible verse that is associated with my art piece, the passage that comes to mind is Psalm 103:5, “He satisfies my mouth with good things...”
But I also like the rest of that verse: “...so that my youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”
So there you have it.
#watercolor #peppermint #Christmascandy