Well, this will never be "done," but it's "done" enough to post. I started this last year, thinking I would have it done for last year's Halloween, not realizing that I paint extremely slow with oils. It had been years since I actually picked up a physical paint brush (as opposed to the digital kind); so much of the slowness can be blamed on sheer lack of experience on top of the rust that accumulated on what little skill I had gained before. It really didn't take a year to paint it. I took a break from it from about mid-November 'til August.
So you may notice our new addition in Karalenn's arms. She is our sweet Penelope Calypso that will be born December 15 when Karalenn is induced. I had to add her in after the original layout had been decided on, because I didn't know she was coming last year when I started the painting.
The question remaining is if I should put the family cat in the painting. Princess Tigerlilly would make a charming addition, but she may have to wait until next year.
I also have to find a frame for the thing, but antique 30x40 frames are hard to come by on the cheap.
Anyway, I've enjoyed making it. I hope you enjoy it too!