Essentials Brushes - Gold Nylon - Liner, 10/0
Essentials Brushes - Gold Nylon - Shader, #2
Essentials Brushes - Gold Nylon - Shader, #8
FolkArt Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
FolkArt Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
FolkArt Acrylic Colors - Skintone, 2 oz.
FolkArt Acrylic Colors - Christmas Red, 2 oz.
Scrap of old sweater
Polyfill cotton batting
1/2" gold/white pompom
Crinkled gift bag filler paper
1/8" wide red satin ribbon
Wooden disk-1 3/4" wide
Basecoat disk with Skintone. Use a dry-wiped brush to add blush to the cheeks with Christmas Red. Paint the nose with Christmas Red. Paint the eyes with Wicker White. Let dry, then paint the pupils with Licorice, highlighted with Wicker White. Outline the eyes and add eyelashes with Licorice.
To make the hat, cut a 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" triangular shaped piece of knit from an old sweater. Wrap it around the disk and glue together in the back. Cut a 3/4" x 3 1/2" piece of batting. Fold sides toward center lengthwise to form the hat band. Glue batting around disk. Pull top of hat to side. Glue pompom to tip and glue tip to side of hat.
To make the beard and hair, cut 4" and 5" lengths of gift basket filler paper. Fold in half and glue folded ends to disk. Attach a ribbon to the hat for hanging.