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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

These Are The Days


These Are The Days, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This was one of the songs that I used for my daughters grade six graduation slide show. I love the lyrics...so I decided that I would put them into my journal. I used several different shading techniques on this page - and puff printing from my class. I am very happy with the end result. I think I will do more lyric pages. There are so many great songs out there!

Monday, June 27, 2005

Genius


genius, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This probably gets me into trouble more often than not...

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Give this one day...


Give this one day..., originally uploaded by sapphire252.

I like the way the colour turned out on this one...good old Zig Markers!

Heroes


heroes, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. Loved this quote.

Saturday Night Floral


Saturday Night Floral, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Fun with my markers while I watched THE AVIATOR last night...

Green Decaf


Green Decaf, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

I had to make some ATC's to send to an exhibition. This is one of them.

Saturday, June 25, 2005

Tea Cup


teacup, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This is the other drawing for Dawn Supina.

grand piano


grand, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Dawn Supina, a fellow member of the Pointy Hat Art Posse, asked me if I could do a couple of illustrations for her niece and nephew. This piano is one of them. Why red? Why not!!

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Black & White


Black & White, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. I couldn't leave the drawing exclusively black and white; I had to add a little purple shading. I used a micron .005 pen, and a zig brushable pen for the shading.

Sunday, June 19, 2005

Samuel's Birthday Card


Samuel's Birthday Card, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

My cousin Michael's little guy turned two this weekend. This is the card that I made for him.

Hokey Pokey


hokeypokey, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

Something to think about...a sample of plaid lettering for my new class.

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Goth Hand


Goth Hand, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For another hand challenge! I did this one with a little help from Ed Emberley's Big Green Drawing Book...kids books are a great place to find drawing instructions that will not frustrate you!

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

What You Believe


What You Believe, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

A sample I did in my composition book for my new lettering class...

Sunday, June 12, 2005

SUMMER


summer, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For Illustration Friday. For more illustrations, check out www.illustrationfriday.com

ADDITIONAL ALPHABETS & ELECTRIC EMBELLISHMENTS


title, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

This is my new lettering class...the class notes are 23 pages long!!! I guess I got carried away....I had so many techniques that I wanted to share! If you would like more information, about this or my other class, please e-mail me!

Monday, June 06, 2005

Flowers on the Wall


Flowers on the Wall, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For a lyric swap that I joined...

Gypsy


Gypsy, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For a Lyric Swap that I joined...

How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

For a Lyric Swap I joined...

Sunday, June 05, 2005

Digital Wisdom


Digital Wisdom, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For the Illustration Friday challenge. The theme: Digital. Check out IllustrationFriday.com for more cool interpretations!

Everyday Matters Challenge


Everyday Matters Challenge, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

The challenge was to draw one of your tools. I love this hammer - I use it to set eyelets in all of my papercrafts.

Pointy Hat - another view


Pointy Hat, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

"Art and words and coffee". Need I say more?

Pointy Hat


Pointy Hat #2, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For the Pointy Hat Art Posse - an art group that I belong to. We all had to create a "pointy hat" - so this was my attempt!

My First Altered Art Attempt

This was my first attempt at altering a board book. I chose the theme "In My Life" (my favourite Beatles song) for this book, and tried to include some of my lettering and drawing in it as well as found images.

Thursday, June 02, 2005

40th Birthday


40th Birthday, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For a friend's 40th birthday...

Happy Birthday Cards


Happy Birthday Cards, originally uploaded by sapphire252.

For my son's two friends, who are having a birthday party tonight....