Retro Polka Dot Plaid Christmas Ornament
Digital Art - Digital Graphic
I enjoy working in graphic art and patterns and this is a newly created piece consisting of a graphic art Christmas Ornament. I designed the retro style ornament using vintage patterns reworked digitally into a polka dot plaid look in blue and green tones. I placed it on a background of a vintage leaf pattern, which I also reworked digitally into shades of olive greens for a festive looking Christmas image.
Christmas ornaments on trees are thought to have started with a German tradition of placing things like candles and fruits on evergreen trees around the 16th century. Christians adopted this tradition for Christmas celebrations and it spread across Europe. It is thought that German immigrants brought the tradition over to America as they settled in the United States. Soon by the late 1800’s the ornaments were made of glass and imported to America. The American industry caught on and Christmas ornaments nowadays are made in many styles and materials. Christmas Trees with ornaments became an American tradition and is celebrated with festive colors and designs.
September 16th, 2021
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