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Dec 4, 2010

A SANTA I PAINTED

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I started tole painting when I turned 40. I am self taught and just follow the instructions given for each piece. I could never draw something like this but for some reason I can follow the instructions and paint it. This is one of my favorites. It is on a wooden oval about 13 inches tall.

13 comments:

DianaR said...

Lori that is absolutely stunning! I should know that you would be creative like that though just from reading your blog!! :-

Merry Christmas!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Looks great Lori! I do very little painting, so I appreciate it when I see it:@)

Cheryl Palmer said...

I love it, great job!

Judy said...

Very nice...

Teacher's Pet said...

This is beautiful!!! I love it that you are self taught....

~ Lyndsay The Kitchen Witch said...

Wow Lori!! It's just beautiful.

Heather said...

Your Santa is great!

Maggie B said...

Hi Lori,
Your Santa is truly great, I love all the detailing on his suit and the toys in his sack.
Maggie

Deb said...

Whoa! What a talent you have! I am a huge fan of Santas of all shapes and sizes; I'll be posting some on my blog in the next week or two. You captured the best of Santa in your painting!!

Laura said...

I love it! Very classic Santa! You've got talent lady!

Karen said...

Lovely!

nannykim/spindlecottage said...

Wow! So by following the instructions....what do you mean? Is there an outline of the drawing or is it all free hand?

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

That is beautiful!

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