Christmas Colors

A little watercolor using the Christmas tree as my inspiration. The colors of the season are happy and joyous in celebration of the birth of Jesus.
The Roman emperor, Charlemagne was crowned on Christmas day in 800 AD. He is considered the father of France and Germany and generally of Europe.
Around the 12th century, the remnants of the former Saturnalian traditions of the Romans were transferred to the Twelve Days of Christmas (26 December – 6 January).
Christmas during the Middle Ages was a public festival, incorporating ivy, holly, and other evergreens, as well as gift-giving

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About toonsville

I'm a retired animator and Director and I've worked mostly on TV Saturday morning cartoon shows. I started in the industry in 1966 at The Disney Studios in Burbank as an in-betweener on 'The Jungle Book' and worked at Filmation Studios, Hana Barbera, MGM, Universal, Cartoon Network and several others during my 42 years in the business.
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