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2 Jan 2007

A picture a day, day 2: Three little pigs

filed under: daily  :: 2007  :: a picture a day  :: creativity  :: luck  :: zodiac

Three little pigs (no. 2): Three little sugar pigs, symbols of good luck in Switzerland.Three little pigs (no. 2): Colored pencil (Faber-Castell Polychromos).

This is the Year of the Pig (or more accurately the Boar) for sure, but pigs are a symbol of good luck in Switzerland and other areas of Europe. These are tiny little sugar pigs (about 1cm / 1/3 inch or so wide), flat on one side so they can lie flat on the top of cakes and such.

Scanned the picture this time to show a bit of the sketchbook.

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