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Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Illustration Friday - ENVY


envy, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. Doesn't it seem like there is always someone that shines JUST A LITTLE BRIGHTER than you do? Junior High all over again...

nv


nv, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. The theme is "envy" - but I could not resist. These were my initials before I got married, so I have had quite a bit of practice...

Monday, May 30, 2005

Anderson


anderson, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

I made this for my husband. The letters are made with my version of the Anderson tartan.

Sunday, May 22, 2005

Violet


violet, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Meet Violet...Amanda's Betta. Violet has a very sweet nature (for a fighting fish) and is therefore the perfect subject for Illustration Friday's "Aquatic" theme. Go to IllustrationFriday.com to see more wonderful illustrations!

Weeping Birch


birch, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For an Everyday Matters Challenge: Trees. This is the Weeping Birch that is in our backyard. It is a meeting place for many kinds of birds. It is also the best climbing tree in our backyard, according to the kids at my house!

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Illustration Friday - Nourishment


nourishment, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

The topic this week was "nourishment". I kept thinking of all of things that are nourishment besides food and water. And then I started to think of all of the things that nourish MY soul. Please look at Illustrationfriday.com for all the other wonderful interpretations of this topic.

Dance...


dance, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Another ATC. Yes, purple and green AGAIN. But I love the look, and liked the "witchy-poo" feet.

Garden Centre Page


gardencentre, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

A page from my journal. I had fun creating these plants from memory.

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Flutter 2


flutter2, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For an atc challenge...butterflies. I thought I would make it look like it was quilted. I liked how it turned out!

New Alphabet


New Alphabet, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Some fun with brush markers...I am thinking of including this in the next installment of online creative lettering classes...

Monday, May 09, 2005

mischief


mischief, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. Visit IllustrationFriday.com for more interpretations of this theme!

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

May Flower


May #1, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Blue Bird


May #2, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This little guy was drawn by instructions from author Joy Sikorski, the author of How To Draw A Clam, and other wonderful drawing books.

Check out joysikorski.com for all kinds of wonderful drawings!

Another new colour scheme


May #3, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Inspired by a magazine...I like the way these colours work together!

Hands to Work, Hearts to God


Hands to Work, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

I wanted this to have a folk-art feel...

Mr. Sunshine


Mr. Sunshine, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Sunday, May 01, 2005

ambition


ambition, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For IllustrationFriday.com

Better


better, originally uploaded by sapphire252.