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New Faerie Paintings [Jul. 11th, 2003|09:31 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
I've got two new paintings finished - both faerie paintings this time =)

Here they are:

"Faerie Sparkles"

"Grey Faerie"
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From: lilackat
2003-07-11 07:18 pm (UTC)
I really like "Grey Faerie"! That must be the one I seen you painting earlier! :)
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[User Picture]From: thedonkdonk
2003-07-11 08:10 pm (UTC)

too rich for my blood

well shoot i saw grey faerie and i told you i really like that style. anyways i was thinking i have a few extra dollars from my new job but the bid is at $41 and still 9 days 22 hours to go. sigh... well my birthday is getting close... september 15... ;^)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-07-11 08:12 pm (UTC)

Re: too rich for my blood

Lol! Yes... September 15th..... ;)

Don't worry James - you'll eventually have a nice collection of my artwork. Once I'm rich I'll be able to give people paintings for presents more often (rather than hocking them on eBay as soon as the paint dries to pay rent, lol).
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[User Picture]From: weetzie_baby
2003-07-11 08:22 pm (UTC)
Oh. i just adore Grey Faerie. I hope if my orca paintings are a success i'll be able to afford one of your paintings jasmine. i'm going to start putting money aside. :)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-07-11 08:28 pm (UTC)
Sounds good to me =)

Hehe - selling art to buy more art - it's a vicious cycle ;)
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From: delphineart
2003-07-11 09:12 pm (UTC)
Kawaiiiiiiiii !!!
They are so cute !!!! ^_^ I love both !!!
And the Grey fairy is awesome !!!
My god, that's very scary, I've made a Dead 'ghost' fairy with grey colors, painting today and I currently scan her right now to list on ebay and post it in the LJ ... very weird we both made one with grey paint !!!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-07-12 07:50 am (UTC)
Thank you! I just saw your new fairy =- so neat! I really like how you did the rain!

I like painting with grey a lot. When I was in college for awhile I only painted in black, white and grey for almost a whole semester. I didn't have much money for paint, hehe. A few years ago I tried putting a bunch of monochromatic paintings like that on eBay, and nobody seemed to like them very much. I got a lot of positive comments and a decent amount of bids for my "Widows Walk" last week, ao I thought I would paint some more in the same colour scheme. It makes me very happy when I experiment and people still like what I do - a few years ago I could never seem to branch out more with much success.
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From: art_by_lindsey
2003-07-11 10:00 pm (UTC)
Very pretty, I like the Faerie Sparkles a lot!
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From: faerieshine
2003-07-12 05:58 am (UTC)
Gorgeous as always! I really like how the faery is skipping across a field and scattering "magic" or sparkles. Like she is planting them or something.

And the combo of colors you used in the grey faery is simply stunning! I love her red amulet she has around her neck, and the red of her eyes. I think black and white and red might be one of my favorite combinations of colors when it comes to a painting. I don't know why...
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-07-12 07:54 am (UTC)
It's one of my favourite combos to paint with as well! I'm glad that I finally am getting enough of a fan base or name recognition or whatever to let me explore more in my artwork - a few years ago, I never had very much success when I strayed from my usual colours, genre, etc. I remember when I did a monochromatic piece about two-and-a-half years ago I actually got an email from one of my usual bidders who was angry that it wasn't "colourful" enough, lol.
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From: faerieshine
2003-07-12 08:00 am (UTC)

Re:

Are you serious? I would expect people to like monochromatic themes more than paintings with a lot of color. For one, it is easier to match when displaying it in your house. For instance, the "Grey Faery" would look SO perfect in my living room, because we have a very asian themed living room with lots of blacks and whites and red =) I'll have to settle for a print though I guess =P

Speaking of prints, I recently had a dream where I was sitting in my study looking at your "Frog Girl" painting that I have a print of, and all of a sudden the girl flung out her arms and all of the frogs scattered everwhere! They also multiplied in numbers, lol. It was the strangest thing. So now whenever I look at it it looks like she is offering me a frog, lol! I love it!
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[User Picture]From: tigerpixieart
2003-07-12 08:12 am (UTC)
Ohh! The Gray Faerie is amazing!! I just love the way the red pops against the shades of gray :)
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[User Picture]From: greenhoodloxley
2003-07-12 04:30 pm (UTC)

Both those are incredible. I love them both!
The Grey Faerie is such a lovely contrast with her greyness and then the eyes.
And I like Faerie Sparkles boots!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-07-23 03:32 pm (UTC)
Thank you!!! Ah, I love the boots too - I'd love some real boots made out of leaves. Probably not very practical though. Maybe some sort of synthetic substitute....
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[User Picture]From: rubidia
2003-07-14 09:33 am (UTC)
sorry for the late..comment..your sparkles faerie is very pretty.
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