Thursday, May 3, 2012

Remains of a Day in May ~ colored pencil & ink, in moleskine

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and fading fast ...

drawing copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong. all rights reserved.
colored pencil with pen & ink in Moleskine sketchbook
May, 2012 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands

The first day of May was lovely ... then came the rains. Our Prinses Irene tulips are rain battered, brusied, fading and dropping petals all over the garden. But that's what tulips are supposed to do ... alas! I've been picking the petals up and bringing them inside to draw and/or paint. It's difficult for me to let go of their beauty!!

The above drawing is in my Moleskine sketchbook dedicated to Flowers, Plants & Trees - one page after the drawing of the same tulip in full bloom that I posted on Mon., April 30th . Our garden is changing fast now!  :o)


doei (bye),
Judy
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