Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

February 14, 2011

From Time To Time

From time to time I get the chance to do something other than work with words and photos and the ephemera of life. I recently enrolled in an online painting class led by Lisa Congdon and Mati ...

January 7, 2008

Process.

One of the things you will find as you read through my new book is a collection of canvases that open each chapter. While I was working on them early last year I took some photos of the process so I ...

July 13, 2007

One little word.

Catching up a bit on the One Little Word challenges. This one was for #3 : my. Love those Heidi Swapp Ghost Clocks. Planning to do #4 : new and #5 : simplicity soon. Here I played with ...

May 31, 2007

one little word : stop

Working with beeswax, paint, transparencies and patterned paper. The stop sign came from a catalog in the mail today. Tiny text says:  stop the excess. stop the need. stop closing your eyes and your mind and your heart. stop the crazy ...

May 21, 2007

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March 25, 2006

International Scrap Yourself Challenge : I am woman.

For the International Scrap Yourself Challenge I decided to go the art journaling route. It has been awhile since I had a chance to play in this book. Pulled it out and man it felt good. I like just sticking stuff ...

December 17, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Days 8 + 9

Just catching up with the days I missed last week. A simple one and then one that is a little less restrained. Created the photo gathering in Photoshop and then printed it all out together. ...

December 16, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day 16

Just a few things I am grateful for this holiday season. Especially grateful for cool art pieces that Simon brings home from school. This is my favorite from the last week. A snowman. In a snowstorm. I love it. And ...

December 15, 2005

I found it (see post below)!

I figured I was up so I might as well play. Decided to just start with today and then try to play with the other days as I go along when I have a chance. Today we were told to keep it ...

December 7, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day 7

Thought about this one as I went about my day...kept coming back to the idea of a simple Christmas. In all aspects I want it to  be simple. Simple, loving gifts. Simple meal. Simply us together. I think I ...

December 6, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day 6

Playing around with ideas from yesterday and today and how much I love the twinkle of holiday lights. It is one of my very favorite things. The journaling (printed on a transparency) says: this is what I love.this is ...

December 5, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day 5

Here's the info on this page: Took a photo of our Advent calendar and printed it directly onto white cardstock (I use a wide-format printed: Epson 1280). For the snowflake accent I used a Heidi Swapp mask - painting white right over ...