Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Old Man of the Mountain Christmas Ornament

The old man of the mountain ornament
Old Man of the Mountain 



















Description:
Hand painted 3 1/4" glass Christmas
ornament that shows The Old Man of the Mountain covered with snow among some pine trees on a starlit night. Above this in white lettering is the title which says, "THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN ". Then below is the state name "NEW HAMPSHIRE" The background is dark translucent blue. The whole ornament is coated with a clear gloss acrylic polyurethane.

How Made:
Started out as a frosted glass ornament which was painted with acrylic paint, and  finished with a clear gloss acrylic coating.

Date: Painted in December 2015

Status: Gave it to a relative

Value: $36.00

Artist: David S Straughan of Pelham, NH
To order an item or any other inquiry email me at: davepelhamnh@gmail.com

Saturday, October 8, 2016

The Old Man of the Mountain Book Shelf #2

Old Man of the Mountain Bookshelf Left Side
Old Man of the Mountain Book Shelf Right Side with Books
Description:
Pine shelf  in the shape of New Hampshire's Old Man of the Mountain. The left and right panel each form the Old Man's profile. The top brace in the back has a rough shaped upper edge simulating a pile of rocks or boulders. In the top center of this is an oval area with the Old Man's Profile carved into it. The lower brace has a rough lower edge again simulating rocks. Two flat plain shelves connect to the braces and the two side panels.

This is second one that I have made. The first can be seen here: http://pelhamartworks.blogspot.com/2014/01/new-hampshires-old-man-mountain-book-shelf.html

Material:
Made with 3/4" pine and held together with glue and finish nails. stained with Minwax Express Color water based wiping stain (oak color), finished with Minwax Polycrylic (clear gloss). 

Size: 17 7/8" x 16 3/4" x  7 3/4"

Date: October 6, 2016

Price: $100.00

Status: Sold

Artist: David S Straughan of Pelham, NH
To order an similar item or any other inquiry email me at: davepelhamnh@gmail.com

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Two Beagles and a Box, Glass Christmas Ornament

Two-beagles-box
Description: Hand painted 3 1/8" glass Christmas ornament that shows a beagle puppy poking its head and front paws out of a green and silver gift box. Another beagle, to the right, is about to pounce on a red ribbon on the floor. Behind them is a glittering Christmas tree.The background is a white oval area which blends to yellow, then orange, then red which covers the rest of the ornament. Silver glitter has been applied to the side of the box. The whole ornament is coated with a clear gloss acrylic polyurethane.

How Made:
Started out as a frosted glass ornament which was painted with acrylic paint, and  finished with a clear gloss acrylic coating.

Date: Painted in November 2015

Status: Sold

Price: $36.00

Artist: David S Straughan of Pelham, NH
To order an item or any other inquiry email me at: davepelhamnh@gmail.com