Monday, April 30, 2012

Prinses Irene Tulip for Koninginnedag 2012 ~ Colored Pencil Drawing

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drawing copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong. all rights reserved.
Prinses Irene for Koninginnedag
14cm X 18.25cm
colored pencils in Moleskine sketchbook
April 30, 2012 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands

Today is Koninginnedag (Queen's Day) here in the Netherlands. A national holiday, it's all about orange - as in, the Dutch Royal House of Oranje-Nassau! 

This is a drawing, in my new Moleskine I've dedicated to "Flowers, Plants & Trees", I did of one of my lovely orange Prinses Irene tulips which are currently growing in my garden. :o)


Fijne Koninginnedag !
(Happy Queen's Day !)


For more of the history of Koninginnedag, see this post that I wrote in 2007:


tot ziens,
Judy
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3 comments:

Yorky said...

Beautiful work Judy

Studio at the Farm said...

This is a beauty, Judy! And a Happy Queen's Day to you.

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Thanks Doug & Kathryn! :o)

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