Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Just a *sweet* sketch for a very strange month.

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"Lolly on the Pad - working sketch"
copyright 2008, Judith Nijholt-Strong
Colored Pencils in ®HandBook Sketchbook
5" x 5"

Well, hmmm, August has turned out to be one strange month! I know I said I'd post sketches from the new "Vacations in France, volume 2" sketchbook(s), but life just sort of threw some curve balls my way this month ... loads of personal health issues to deal with, among other things. I hope I can get to feeling "normal" again and post those sketchbook pages next month... we'll see.

So, the sketch above is just something to sweeten up things a bit... I like to imagine that. I did this as a pre-lim idea for a piece to be done in possibly egg-tempera ... don't know yet, still thinking about it. The sketch was done with Lyra Rembrandt Polycolors colored pencils and is in my HandBook sketchbook where I work out all my ideas for larger more complete works.

That's all for now... with luck and perseverance I'll get to posting and feeling better *fingers crossed* next month.

cheers,
Judy

P.S.
I thank my equally *sweet* kitty, Sacha, for letting me butt-in here on "her" blog :o)

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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Happy Birthday Sacha! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Hartelijk Gefeliciteerd Sacha!

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I am 4 years old today!
Ik ben vandaag vier geworden!



images copyright 2008, Judith Nijholt-Strong

Yep, I ate all my seafood tart!
Ja, ik heb mijn hele vistaart opgegeten!

Lekker (yummy)!


doei (bye),
Sacha
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