Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Colorful Columns


And we're back ....

artwork copyright 2016, Judith Nijholt-Stong. all rights reserved.
Do Not Copy - Do Not Pin
"St. Eloi's Column Decorations - Noyon, France"
pen & ink w. watercolors in sm. Moleskine sketchbook
June 2016 ~ Noyon, France

Until the middle of this month, we were in the Haute-Vienne department (middle western part of France) for vacation but on our way back to The Netherlands, we stopped in the town of Noyon (in the Oise department of northern France). We spent a lot of time in Noyon's huge St. Eloi cathedral - it's immense!

I was fascinated with the decorations on the tops of the columns in the cathedral. Although this cathedral was pretty much destroyed during WWII, some of the columns still had remnants of the original paint colors on the capitals. Most of the old capitals had been painted in blue and red colors ... so I drew a couple. :)


*The Blogger problem solved: It seems it was the image size and the copyright symbol © in my file names that upset Blogger. Never did before, but whatever ... we're back. That is, "we're back" until Blogger throws up another annoying distraction. LOL! 


tot ziens,
Judy & Sacha
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Sunday, June 26, 2016

No idea ...

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Hmm, it seems as though Blogger is on vacation ...
Images won't upload or load & have somehow 'magically' disappeared from this blog.
When Blogger gets its act together again, we'll resume blogging.
Until then, whenever that may be, you can be assured that  "We are not amused".


au revoir ... or maybe not
Judy & Sacha the cat
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Unknown Blossoms ...

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copyright ©Judith Nijholt-Strong
all rights reserved. do not copy - do not pin
"Unknown Blossoms"
colored pencils on pastel paper
May 2016 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands


I have no idea what the name of these flowers is ... 
they were in a bouquet given to me as a gift. :o)

Perfect flowers, whatever they are, for a lovely day in May.


tot ziens,
Judy
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