12 Days of Christmas

Just before Christmas I decided that I wanted to create an illustration for each of the 12 days in the song. When I looked it up I discovered that there are quite a few different versions, so depending on which one you sing, you may have 9 dancing ladies or 12 pipers piping, or even ships sailing or bulls roaring.

I decided to go with the version I was most familiar with, which turned out to be one of the oldest versions, although probably less common than others.

I also started creating patterns that would co-ordinate with each image but as I started this series quite close to Christmas the patterns fell by the wayside. I hope I can get back to working on those but we’ll see. For now, here are the 12 images I created for the song The 12 Days of Christmas.

I hope you’ve had a fun festive season and a peaceful start to 2019.

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