December 25, 2021
In case you missed it, here is the end result of fixing the scratched Billy the Kid painting which Santa almost ruined by letting it drop out of his overloaded sleigh on Christmas Eve.
I spent about an hour blending the paint over the scratches on the painting and trying to keep the background values consistent.
Daily Repaired Whip Out:
"Scratches Painted Over Successfully"
Full Disclosure: I took the opportunity to correct some of the anatomical and perspective mistakes as well and, if you ask me, it looks better than it did before the disaster!
The person who bought it is thrilled and now we're going to get it reframed and this time sent by stagecoach to be safe. Sorry Santa.
"I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. My mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph."