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Wednesday, April 27, 2005


ageless, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

More lettering practice. I love this quote. I love the colours. I love this card!

A Garden Is A Friend

gardenfriend, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Thanks to teaching my online lettering course, I am practicing lots of lettering on my atc's. I love the colours on this one!

Sunday, April 24, 2005


daring, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

The Illustration Friday challenge for this week. Also known as "NEVER."...
For more illustrations, check out illustrationfriday.com

Thursday, April 21, 2005

Illustration Friday: REINVENT

miracle, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This week's theme is "Reinvent". I have been busy working on my new Creative Lettering class, so quotes have been my method of expression in the last while. I love this quote by SARK, it speaks of such hopefulness and fresh new beginnings. I think that having a fresh start is what it means to reinvent.

If you would like more information on my class, please contact me. Or visit my yahoo group at

Sunday, April 17, 2005

For Baby Ashlene

daughtercard, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

A card I made for a friend's new baby...I loved the words...from a toast written by Joan Stephen.

Out Loud

Out Loud, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

I am working on putting an online lettering class together...so I have been playing with more quotes lately....I thought the colors worked out quite well with this one.

Wednesday, April 13, 2005


happy, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Monday, April 11, 2005


alone, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. Archival Chalks and a Sharpie Marker.


hand, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For the Everyday Matters Challenge...

Thursday, April 07, 2005

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

images, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

You HAVE to read this book...an untraditional combination of science fiction and love story. Henry DeTamble is a librarian with Chrono-Displacement Disorder. He travels involuntarily through time, but as a result meets Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural course. I loved reading this story, and was sad when it was through. Did I mention that you HAVE to read this book?

Have Wheels

havewheels, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday, the theme being TRAVEL. The snow has finally melted away here in Edmonton, and so we are enjoying all that spring has to offer. The kids have started to bring out the bikes, and the baseballs, and the scooters. It is nice to see the neighbourhood come alive again after a long winter!