drawing copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong
Lampionplantje (little lantern plant)
6"h x 5"w
Faber-Castell Polychromos colored pencils
Winsor-Newton gray tinted pastel paper
Just something to start off the month of November...and it happens to be colored orange! I seem to be obsessed, lately, with drawing/painting things in this color. Chinese Lantern Plants (Chinese Lampionplant) are one of my favorite bright orange things this time of year.
I was never aware that I was so attracted to the color orange. I don't really wear orange colored clothing (though a bit does look good with black, which I wear a lot of! lol) and I would never paint a room orange, or have orange colored furnishings. But, I do like orange colored flowers, pumpkins, carrots, tangerines, orange lollipops, orange gumdrops and orange cake/cupcakes ... hmmm. I wonder if living in Holland has anything to do with this attraction to orange? (orange is the Dutch national color and the Dutch Royal Family color).
"Orange" you glad I posted this? heh heh