Welcome Home Pineapple
During American colonial times in the early 1600s to the mid-1700s, the pineapple was the universal symbol for hospitality: It signified warmth, welcome, and friendship. Sculptures and paintings of pineapples popped up in homes, architecture, and art galleries during this time.
With a pencil, lightly draw or trace a pineapple shape in the center of your paper.
With a large flat-tipped brush, fill in the background with black or sepia-tone paint. You will need to do this two or three times to cover the background ...