Thursday, October 7, 2010

Old Man of the Mountain Christmas Ornaments

Old Man of the Mountain Christmas ornament Old Man of the Mountain Christmas ornament
Description:
Hand painted 2 1/2" glass Christmas ornaments featuring New Hampshire's Old Man of the Mountain with snow covered glittering pine trees and a starlit night sky. This is encircled by two white elliptical stripes between which in white lettering is the title: "THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN". The background and the rest of the ornament is dark blue on one,  dark green on the other.

How Made:
Started out as a clear glass ornament which was then primed with white pigmented shellac,  painted with acrylic paint, decorated with glitter, and finished with a clear gloss acrylic coating.  All done by hand.

Date: October 2010

Status: Sold the blue one and gave to green one to a relative.

Artist: David S. Straughan of Pelhan, NH