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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

I carved this pumpkin for my son's Halloween Dance at school. I was thrilled with how it turned out. I found this awesome website,
that has amazing pumpkin carving patterns!

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Snowflake Heaven

Snowflake Heaven, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Dare I post this? Maybe I should have waited until December....
but I loved the quote, and had to make some ATC's for a swap coming up....
I liked the colour combination as well - I thought the blues gave a nice "icy" feel to the card.

Monday, October 24, 2005


halloween2005, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Something for Everyday Matters....Halloween...
Using one of my favourite colour combinations!
I did this in a Moleskine sketchbook - it took my marker ink quite nicely.

Saturday, October 22, 2005


witch, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Penelope's Witch contest....
Another illustration project....Fun to draw, fun to colour!


and have a look at the other entries!

Wednesday, October 19, 2005


cold, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This is the drawing that I did for Illustration Friday. Not really something I want to think about - especially with a possibility of snow overnight in our Alberta weather forecast! However, the snowman seemed so appropriate - I guess I could have drawn a popsicle...oh well! If I wake up to a winter wonderland, I am blaming Illustration Friday!

Tuesday, October 04, 2005


aliens, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Some trading cards I made the other day...

Monday, October 03, 2005


float, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday.
I am sorry, but there is only one way to interpret the word FLOAT. And that would be ROOTBEER.

visit www.illustrationfriday.com
to see more interpretations of this theme!


eye, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For the Everyday Matters Challenge...
I used a regular HB pencil for this drawing - I would like to try it again with some varying pencils...
I was happy with how it turned out - not sure if I could do a whole face, though!

Faerie Eye

faerieeye, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Wedding Card

My Aunt Doris got married a few weeks ago, and I attended a wedding party for her this weekend. This is the front of the card I made for her and her husband Murray.