And today's post is on a two-year-long Christmas project I did, which was to draw pictures of characters and things from my book, corresponding to various lines from the song No More Toymakers to the King from the Rankin-Bass Christmas movie Santa Claus is Comin' to Town. The first four pictures I did last year, the second four this year. Here it is!
All the tin soldiers, melt them down.
Wash the face of every clown.
Every bouncing ball, deflate it.
No, I don't want to debate it.
The ballerinas who pirouette,
Arrest their musical toes.
Outlaw the dolls,
And sink the boats.
They bring me only woes.
Every jack-in-the-box be sealed
Till my wounded pride be healed.
Stuffed animals, unstuff 'em.
If a child objects, rebuff 'em.
And there you have it! Turned out pretty well and goodly upsetting, if I do say so myself.
In closing, here's a tiny tiny Christmas pudding I knitted Mary for Epiphany.