I've been enjoying reading blogs and seeing how people celebrate Christmas in their different ways. Here are a few pages from my sketchbooks to show a bit of Christmas at our house. It's a little after the fact, but I didn't have a chance to sit and sketch before it was all over.
I've been gathering silvered glass ornaments for about 25 years now, so that's now all I use on my tree. My favorites are ones that aren't very Christmasy, the odder the better. One of my goals in sketching this year is too get looser with watercolor. I love how African Tapestry and Laurelines both use it. When I try, it just ends up messy:
Here's a much tighter page, and what I want to move away from, but I don't know how to do that with highly detailed bits:
This was a page from last year's journal at this time of year. Some things don't change much from year to year: