Tag Archives: Santa

All Wrapped Up in Christmas? Do It Right.

The story of the painting, All Wrapped Up, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: All Wrapped Up catches Santa in the midst of a frenzy of paper and ribbons, to the point that he is one with … Continue reading

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These Gifts Are Better Than Toys — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, These Gifts Are Better Than Toys, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: For being a time of peace, goodwill and joy, Christmas generates a lot of controversy, not the least of which is … Continue reading

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God Knows We Don’t Confuse Him with Santa Claus

As Christians, we scold ourselves a lot, not the least of which is about prayer. Have you heard this one? “God isn’t Santa Claus, you know, and He gets tired of our putting a wish list in front of Him … Continue reading

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Little Angel Bright — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting Little Angel Bright, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Christmas, like snowfall, prompts different responses in people: some roll their eyes, upset by commercialism; others insist that Santa has nothing to do … Continue reading

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Something for Everyone

The story of the painting, Something for Everyone, by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art: So often, they are forgotten – the dog and the cat – but not in Santa’s world. Within that capacious bag of dolls and blocks and … Continue reading

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An Unforeseen Encounter

The Story of This Painting — An Unforeseen Encounter by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Like all lovers of Christmas, Santa enjoys browsing the festive, holiday-decorated streets. On Christmas Eve night, when all shoppers are home in their … Continue reading

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Tea for Two

From Start Your Week with Steve: The Story of this Painting: It is Christmas Eve night, late. All of the household is asleep. But the youngest child awakens; hearing a sound downstairs, she investigates – because she is young, because she … Continue reading

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The World Traveler

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. The story behind the painting, The World Traveler: If you think it odd that Steve creates Santa paintings in January, it’s really not. It’s actually oddly … Continue reading

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The Christmas List

From Start Your Week with Steve, the weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. This is the story behind the painting, The Christmas List: Warm reds glow in the inside, set against the cool blues of a North Pole night. The push … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas without My Stressy Bessie Doll

If there were such thing as a Stressy Bessy doll, she would look like me. The Son and Heir says that I focus on minutiae: “Remember when we vacationed on the beach and I wanted to climb those 25-foot rocks? You … Continue reading

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