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Couple of pictures! [Sep. 6th, 2007|10:43 am]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
I had made four different outfits for Dragon*Con - each was a top made out of leaves, flowers, gems, & butterflies, along with layered skirts also decorated with leaves, etc.

The art show didn't allow cameras, and I didn't even think to get photos until the last day, so I just have pics of me in the last outfit. I'll probably wear the same ones at FaerieCon, and promise to get more pictures there!

Here are some pictures Matt took of me, showing off the top! And YES - those are dark contact lenses, those who know me know I really have light blue/green eyes, hehe.







And here I am wearing the skirt that matched it:



these were taken in our little hotel room, hehe, so we couldn't fit it all into one picture =P I didn't wear shoes most of the time, I don't like wearing shoes and prefer to be barefoot. Even at art shows =P

And Alex - I got my bellybutton pierced last December, hehe!

I took one more photo on the trip (lol, I know - I suck when it comes to remembering to take photos!) - at the rest area somewhere in Southern Georgia on the way back - there were beautiful mushrooms & fairy rings every where:



And then when we came back home to Florida there were mushrooms everywhere here too!!

Enough pictures, I'd better go get some more painting done! I'm finishing up the red dragon painting I started at Dragon*Con - those of you who came to my booth will know which one I mean =)
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[User Picture]From: zerick
2007-09-06 03:05 pm (UTC)
Holly crap I love that outfit, you sexy thing!!! I saw the top of your blue outfit on Carrie's post, zomg blue = pure love!!!! I miss you tons! I bet you got to see a tons of our lovely artist friends there!!!!!! How's Larry???? Still kickin ??? Did you see Kelly, Tammy and Chad there too? Wahhhhhhhh tell me one day I'll go there too T___T ! !! ! XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-06 03:10 pm (UTC)
Hehe, thank you Del!!

I had a blue one, autumn one, and a green leafy one too!

I only saw Larry for a few minutes out on the street when we were loading up the trucks! Got some hugs and talked for a little while - he had a good show too =)

I got to see Kelly & Tammy a couple of times (they came to chat at my booth!), but I missed out on the meet-up (we were in the art show a lot longer and couldn't escape!).

Some day you will come to Dragon*Con too!!! I think you would do great!!!
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[User Picture]From: hippiechic567
2007-09-06 03:32 pm (UTC)
You looked absolutely gorgeous every time I saw you-great outfits!Your dark contacts were freaky!
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[User Picture]From: thephoenixx
2007-09-06 03:40 pm (UTC)
Very pretty! and OMG your abs are amazizng. I saw the blue outfit in Carrie's post as well and they are both great. I hope to be at Dragon Con next year. I am glad you did well and got home safe and sound.
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[User Picture]From: sunkachina
2007-09-06 04:09 pm (UTC)
There have been lots of good mushrooms here too. We went to Bluff Woods the other day in search of pawpaws (didn't find any of those, unfortunately) and kept seeing mushrooms. Amber and I saw a really good fairy ring the other day, too. Then last night Amber and I both saw a really, really good rainbow! She saw it at her gym and I saw it at Target but it sounds like the same one. I think that is good luck.
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[User Picture]From: jackiesjottings
2007-09-06 04:24 pm (UTC)
Your outfit is beautiful, and your hair is looking absolutely gorgeous :)
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[User Picture]From: webmonkeyjr
2007-09-06 04:41 pm (UTC)
An amazing outfit. I'm sorry I missed stopping by.
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[User Picture]From: sabrinanymph
2007-09-06 04:45 pm (UTC)
Wonderful outfit and oooh fairy rings! I love those so much!
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[User Picture]From: redrevvy
2007-09-06 06:16 pm (UTC)
omg awesome outfit Jasmine!
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From: mercurial_realm
2007-09-06 06:35 pm (UTC)
Quite the vision of art there yourself Jasmine-looks like it was quite an event for everyone. Maybe one day I'll get to be there myself.
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[User Picture]From: zerick
2007-09-06 07:26 pm (UTC)
not only you need to go there, but you also have to get Lanni subscribe to the "Dawn look-alike" contest and win 1K !!!! =D

Bahhhh I wish I could make it too T_____T !!!!!!!!!! I miss Jasmine so much XD XD XD XD !!!!
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[User Picture]From: pixiewildflower
2007-09-06 07:43 pm (UTC)
Beautiful photos. I love your outfit! I wish I could have made it to Dragon Con this year, but I've been worn out with the stuff going on with my mom. Maybe next year. A lot of my friends took photos and I've enjoyed those. Next best thing to getting to go is seeing the photos!
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[User Picture]From: greentmist
2007-09-06 10:38 pm (UTC)
Your dark contacts scare me alittle, it reminds me of the stepford wives!!!!
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[User Picture]From: darklingwoods
2007-09-07 02:15 am (UTC)
You look great! :) a real fairy come to life!

I'm so sorry I missed the fun this year!
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[User Picture]From: sweetkisses13
2007-09-07 02:35 am (UTC)
I absolutely love your outfit sweetie. I wish I had cute little things like that.
Your so beautiful hun!!
*Hugs*
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2007-09-07 04:21 am (UTC)
HEE HEE!!!! I THOUGHT those were contacts!!! I was like "WHAT THE HELL??" when I saw Carrie's pictures...I thought someone photo shopped your eyes! :)
Love your outfits!! Geez, Jasmine! I can tell you have been hitting the gym! Check out those abs!! WOO HOO!!
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[User Picture]From: jengaart
2007-09-07 04:22 am (UTC)
Congrats on the wonderful show! You are so beautiful and the outfit is great! I especially dig the skirt!
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[User Picture]From: breathing_hard
2007-09-07 02:36 pm (UTC)
You looked so cute in all your little outfits. I wish I had gotten a picture of you and Matt =(

*cries* I want to go to FaerieCon sooo badly. I hope you guys have a great time. Take some pictures for me!

And it was really good to see you again, Jasmine. As I told Matt, hopefully we'll run into each other again before next Dragon*Con!

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From: sissi74
2007-09-07 06:52 pm (UTC)

MagiKal

Hello...just wanted to take this chance...to say...congratulations...your talent is tremendous...your art is astounding...i just fell in love with it...



I was looking for pictures to put on my web page..and I discoverd your hindu fairy...and wanted to see more..and more...the big eyes is what got to me..at first. I have big eyes myself. Made me think of a picture i have of myself when i was about 3 years old. I browsed on your website, and i fell in haw. one after one. Truly amazing.



I do a lil art myself, but nothing compared to your talent..you are truly talented. Wanted to get a tatoo.but honestly and no pun intended for those who did..but for me would be taking away..from the magic of every stroke you put in your fairies..but they look marvelous..(the tattoos).

Wish you all the best..and long life to your endless talent...
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-11 08:24 pm (UTC)

Re: MagiKal

>^__^< Wow - thank you for stopping by, and for all of your kind words! ::beams::
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[User Picture]From: spooksquad_
2007-09-09 01:41 am (UTC)
Bah! Totally missed saying hi to you this year! I wanted to pop over and see if you were indeed working in *oils*. ;)

Fantastic work, Jasmine, and congrats on a great show!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-09 10:38 pm (UTC)
Sure thing! I'm at JasmineToad@aol.com =)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-10 12:26 am (UTC)
Weird! I'm getting a lot of other emails, and my LiveJournal comments, hehe.

I can make a private post for you right quick and you can just post it there!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-10 12:36 am (UTC)
K - made you a post, if you'd like to post there =)
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[User Picture]From: atlantisdevil
2007-09-09 05:49 pm (UTC)
Lovely pictures jasmine, i love the outfit!!
When i first saw them tho i was bit concerned, your eyes looked liked u were possessed or something lol Anyways, Love it!

I have a question, My sister is doing a multi media design program in college and she needs to design an online store. she wanted to know if she could design one for you. She would need information and 50 pictures of your paintings. This will be a non profitable thing unless you choose to by it off her. it will be your own online store ^_^ Anyways...get back to me asap :)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-11 08:26 pm (UTC)
Thank you! >^__^<

She's welcome to use the images off of my website for her project (also if she could credit ©Jasmine Becket-Griffith).

However PLEASE be sure that it doesn't actually ever really end up online, hehe - that would confuse people!
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[User Picture]From: atlantisdevil
2007-09-11 08:36 pm (UTC)
Thank you jasmine!! ^^ she will be very pleased to know ! And of course it wont end up actually online unless you tell her to and buy it off her which would make it your own. And she will of course make sure its clear its your work and doesnt take credit for it lol ^^ thank u!
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[User Picture]From: wobblesnorts
2007-09-09 10:36 pm (UTC)
You look wonderful like always!!!!! Been busy moving and settling in==took three weeks to get done and hardly sat down. Will send pictures. My goodness you have been so so so busy!!!! new art and lots and you are killing me but its a sensational killing!!!!!! You are so detailed -----more so and Matt is is certainly magic touch!!!! My computer is still loosing color and I don't know if I am making any mistakes writing you...if so---it would be kinda fun figuring what I wrote. I sure do miss you and your art....I sent a couple letters out to you through ebay...Now that I have my place, I can write more....I had some of my stuff stolen from my porch---I am too trusting but I had to move some stuff out so I can manuever around my new place since it is so small. One painting of yours got stolen!!!!!! One painting of my son's dolphins got stolen. My one other picture that is not famous so its okay i guess. None of my commissions were stolen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My Twilight painting is off centered so I am having the picture perfect guy come on out and recenter it since it is so heeavy and too big to move again---it just dropped a couple of times and loosened. Thank goodness I had plexi-glass instead of real glass===I figured it wouldn't be able to be picked up with real glass--anyhow. Good luck on my typing errors as I cannot see my words===they are all white. I should let you go and let my computer cool down so the color can come back for 30 minutes. Love ya Laura
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-10 12:30 am (UTC)
Hi Laura!!!!!!! Miss you!!!!!!

I'll have to write you a proper letter soon - we've been so swamped!

OH my goodness - I can't believe people stole your things, what is wrong with them??? Eek - which painting of mine got stolen? That is awful!!
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[User Picture]From: wobblesnorts
2007-09-10 03:45 pm (UTC)
Hi!!!!

Faery Folk Alliance

The other that is not so famous is a little girl and little boy looking at each other I got from art.com I think that's the name of it and had it framed at the same place with matting.

And you know what???!!!! They left the three boxes there empty---well they all had my name on them--but I have inventory pictures of them all and I have written to the landlord and submitted them in hopes that if they inspect the apartments (aha--I live in Aurora housing--like section 8). Fingers crossed!!! One tenant next door to me said I should not have left them out for even a short while here--well yes--I was stupid--but wait til landlord or AHA inspects--who will look more stupid. No--I didn't tell her I have inventory taken...

Bye for now--all your work is so fantastic--I keep looking at the wolf picture with the girl standing next to him.....I want that painting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It would be installments but I would never be able to be a secure installment bcuz I still don't have secure position here yet. Just hoping I can snatch it up in time though before anyone does!!!!! Love ya Laura
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2007-09-11 08:28 pm (UTC)
Aw, poor Faery Folk Alliance! Whoever stole it, I'm sure they don't appreciate it, either. At least it was a print though, and not the original painting. Hey - if you let me know your address I can replace it for you!

Thank you Laura! "Wolf Countess" is one of my best, to be sure! No, no - I don't want you spending $$ on my art if you're still settling in, I'm sure you have better stuff to buy for your house, etc. =) Who knows - maybe she'll still be in my eBay store in another year or two.... ;)
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[User Picture]From: wobblesnorts
2007-09-12 10:33 pm (UTC)
Hi Jasmine!! Thank you....that is so nice of you to send me replacement!!! How about sending me the replacement when I get some money for some others I would like and its all in one roll shippment. Besides, I don't have the money now to frame it...so its best to wait. I would love to hurry to frame it but I like picking better frames when I have time to sit and enjoy doing so, too. Also, I need to select a frame shop close to me and choosing is a choosy thing for me because I like to go to one that likes to take the time and chat with me and have patience with the selections they have to offer....the one in Florida was sensational--they treated me like a human being and took their time and loved showing me different stuff and colors and actually complimented me on a good EYE or TASTE. Those kind of people are the best and they actually, genually cared on their perfection. They certainly got my business!!!!!!!!!!!!

And yes the Wolf Countess is so wonderful!!! I am drooling....the painting is like inviting me into it. "Stepping into the painting", or "having a conversation with the object in the painting-so to speak" says alot!!!!!!Love ya like always
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[User Picture]From: irrimiri
2007-09-10 06:07 pm (UTC)
wow, you look scary and yet pretty with the contacts and outfit haha.

Love the 'heksenkring'. That's what we call the ring of mushrooms. Literally it means 'ring of the witches' (witch = heks), haha.

We have so many mushrooms too atm. Love to see them popping up ^^
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