Don't you find it irritating to be confronted with Christmas before Thanksgiving? Or at least until well after Halloween? I know I do.... It's an assault on my senses. I like Halloween and I really love Thanksgiving. I want to move slowly and appreciate each one! However, this year I've realized a long held dream of painting Santa portraits during the fall months. I actually started in time! I'm having such fun and in my studio, it's beginning to look a lot like... well... we'll talk about that later. So, let this be a sneak peek. More to come - all sizes. Meanwhile, Happy Halloween!