Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

December 4, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day 4

One of my favorite products of the season are the Christmas ornaments from Basic Grey. You punch out a bunch of circles (that are already scored), glue them together, and you have these fabulous little ornaments. I put some together yesterday ...

December 3, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day Three

First off, I want snow! Talked to my brother and sister-in-law last night (in Tacoma, WA) and they told me it snowed about 4 inches there yesterday. Tracy Kyle emailed me that she had snow too in BC. I want snow. And not just a little bit. I want a ...

December 2, 2005

Christmas Art Journal Day Two

Thanks everyone for the great comments yesterday. I wanted to answer some of the questions related to the album/project. 1. that awesome tree stamp comes from a company called Memory Box2. the sticker under the tree stamp is from 7gypsies3. the photo on the cover was ...

December 1, 2005

And more creating…

told you I was in the mood today. Here is what I put together for my Christmas Art Journal cover and first page. I am going to use this as a daily record of the holiday and then use the other one I already put together (with the circles) ...

September 5, 2005

“One day I thought I’d have some fun.”

Got to play the other night when some friends came over for a visit (hi friends). They were busy with their stuff so I busied myself with mine. Just for fun. Just as play. I began with the three mini-canvases. I had ...

August 9, 2005

Stand.

Had a bit of time tonight to play with my art journal. It has been neglected as I travel and work on other, more linear, projects for the magazine. Man, this medium ...

July 26, 2005

Bringing the inside out.

This is so much of what it is all about for me. Bringing the inside out. Losing it enough to let it out from the inside. Even the everyday stuff. Donna and I had a good joke going last weekend that ...

June 27, 2005

Reason.

I think one of the reasons I fell in love with design and scrapbooking is that it gave me a reason to make art. A reason to play with papers and words and images. ...

May 24, 2005

we are here

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May 21, 2005

Quietly present.

Sometimes it is really tough to just be. Attempting to identify where I like to simply be...to me this has something to do with being present. Quietly present. I crave the quiet component in there. ...

May 16, 2005

Excess & Openness.

One of the aspects I am loving about this art journal challenge is the opportunity for excess. To get carried away and go overboard and go outside the lines and just put stuff where ever seems ...

May 11, 2005

Deeper.

This is really good for me. This something different. This expression. This possibility. Just a bit about how I put this together. I started off using oil pastels on canvas paper for the background. Using Golden Matte Medium (per ...