Kathwren Jenkins uses the Traditional Reds and Greens of Christmas combined with the variegated gold leaf border to make this a very festive holiday painting. The warmth of the candlelight glows against the dark background. This oil painting packet uses wet into wet oil painting techniques and is geared to those with intermediate oil painting experience. Written text, several close up photos, line drawing and full page reference photo. Instructions for the gold leafing are included.