We've had a series of gloomy rainy/snowy days when the only bit of color seems to be that of the beautiful red cardinal birds that stay throughout winter. Apparently his little guy noticed that to be the case!
I borrowed Magritte's pipe and hat for this jaunty jolly fellow. I couldn't resist the play on words with Christmas Magritte-ings, but no one seemed to notice! Also posted at Digital Whisper's Snowman challenge.
Suddenly there came a rapping …. The ghostly house outline background is Poe's home. The image is one of the plethora of Poe images available on Google Images. The quote, of course, is from "The Raven".
This is a real change of pace. It's an experiment in mixed media altering of a book by folding center pages, and adding embellishments. The beads are actually a thong-type bookmark looped over a center fold, the large embellishment is made from an old watch face and an old earring. Metal leaf shapes at the bottom are from the easel on which it stands on my bookshelf.