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Monday, October 6, 2008

Halloween, or Samhain if you prefer.

Here are a few interesting things I've learned about this fun holiday:



Supposedly Halloween evolved from the Celtic festival of Samhain, although there is some controversy as to the accuracy of this information.



Jack-o-lanterns were traditionally carved from turnips in Europe. (Pumpkins aren't native to that continent.)



In England and Scotland, black cats represent good luck. I agree



So where am I going with all this? Halloween prints! Yes, I'm working on Halloween images for some new prints in my Etsy shop, (http://attentionsurplus.etsy.com/) and eventually the calendar I've started working on. Here's a rough:


Kinda cool, ain't he? Thanks for looking! Don't forget to check out http://www.etsy.com/ , look for the Interior Design Team http://team.etsy.com/viewteam.php?id=398 , and do great creative artistic things at all times.

Michael M. Koch

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