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A new painting! [Nov. 20th, 2003|08:38 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Here is my latest!

"Winter Magic"

Now I need to get some packing and a few last minute things done =) I'm leaving first thing tomorrow morning, and I will be back late on Sunday! If there is anything needing my immediate attention, feel free to email me in case of emergency. Otherwise, my email, painting and livejournal duties will resume on Monday!

From: faepixie
2003-11-20 05:52 pm (UTC)
aww, it looks beauiful!
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[User Picture]From: erikasfriends
2003-11-20 06:04 pm (UTC)
I love it! I especially like the shade on the red lips and the perfect snowflakes :) How did you know how to paint those snowflakes?
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-11-20 06:09 pm (UTC)
Thank you!!! Hehe, I do several layers on the snowflakes (darker and more transparent, working up to lighter and more opaque white), so it evens out any blatant mistakes, lol. I learned that trick a couple of years ago when I was trying to paint a picture of some sparkly Christmas lights for some reason.....
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[User Picture]From: erikasfriends
2003-11-20 07:33 pm (UTC)


Well you've mastered it! hehe

That nose is too cute, Matt's gonna grab it! Or maybe that's why it's a little red already lol!
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[User Picture]From: krisgoat
2003-11-20 06:10 pm (UTC)
Wonderful as usual!
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From: michellesart
2003-11-20 06:33 pm (UTC)
I love her soooooooo much! She's the cutest thing, she makes me happy just looking at her. Have a great trip, enjoy your family and that new baby :)
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[User Picture]From: gossamerfaery
2003-11-20 06:39 pm (UTC)
Her cheeks and nose are so rosy, she reminds me of a little Santa Fae:)
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[User Picture]From: nymphie
2003-11-20 07:26 pm (UTC)
It's really cute! I love her mischevious look :).
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[User Picture]From: kiwiblossoms
2003-11-20 07:34 pm (UTC)
she's just loverly
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[User Picture]From: gegenschein
2003-11-20 08:33 pm (UTC)
Jasmine, this painting is GORGEOUS and if I wasn't so strapped for cash, I would probably bid on it.

I think your work just keeps getting more and more beautiful. I notice that a lot of the faeries that you paint seem to look like you lately, and I'm not sure if you've noticed, but I think is a nice touch. You seem to be adding a cute, mischevious glint in their eyes which I think is reflected in the few photos I've seen of you (mainly your userpics).

Keep up the beautiful work... and may I suggest, you should paint a faery that has kind of a "gypsy" style to her! Not that gypsies and faeries necessarily go together, but I think it could be fun. :)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-11-27 09:57 am (UTC)
Thank you so much!!!!!!

Oh my - I would LOVE to do a gypsy piece! Hehe, I was a gypsy last year for Halloween - I should dig out those pics!
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[User Picture]From: weetzie_baby
2003-11-20 11:18 pm (UTC)
she's so splendiferous I want to weep. ^_____^

Jasmine, how do you blend your colors together so well? 0_o
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-11-27 09:59 am (UTC)
Thank you!!!

Hehe, I'm not really sure how I do it - it's almost like my hands do it without me thinking about it. I think a lot of it is just being very patient - I use lots and lots of tiny thin layers of paint, and sometimes having one colour underneath a thinner transparent colour on top will give a very different effect than having just one layer of the two colours mixed together. Lol - did that even make sense?
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[User Picture]From: weetzie_baby
2003-11-27 08:47 pm (UTC)
hehe yup, made sense to me! thank you for sharing! i'll have to give it a whirl meself. ^____^
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[User Picture]From: elfies
2003-11-20 11:52 pm (UTC)
This one is one of my favorites of yours! :)
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[User Picture]From: alohashark
2003-11-21 03:31 am (UTC)
have fun jasmine!
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From: faerystar
2003-11-21 04:49 am (UTC)
wow thats really cute hehe
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From: lilackat
2003-11-21 05:25 am (UTC)
"Winter Magic" is gorgeous! I love it! :D
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[User Picture]From: waltzingdog
2003-11-21 07:20 am (UTC)
Durn it - you've done one that I finally want (among others, but this time I'm *serious*) and since I just sold a big quilt, I bid bid BID (yes, I BID - I bid like I MEAN IT) LOL!! I WANT THAT PAINTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL!!! (delighful laughter... :::SO happy to click the "Place Bid" key for one of Jasmine's at long last!!!:::)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-11-22 07:09 am (UTC)
OMG! I just checked my auctions from my sister's computer, and I saw you bidding! I hope you win!!!!!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: waltzingdog
2003-11-28 10:42 am (UTC)
So far, so good!!!
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From: art_by_lindsey
2003-11-21 07:59 am (UTC)
Oh, she's so CUTE! I love her expression (or should I say "your" expression, hehe?)!
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From: delphineart
2003-11-21 08:18 am (UTC)
Awwww ! Jas ! That one is absolutely stunning !!!!!!!!!!!!!
OMG ! What a cutie face !!!!!! And different than what I've seen from you ! You always come with some new super interesting stuff lately !! how cool is that !! :-D !! XOXOXOX
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[User Picture]From: rubidia
2003-11-21 08:37 am (UTC)
Jasmine that painting is so pretty! I love her face..well your face!
All the sparkles and her sence of cold..I mean she looks like she is cold..I got lost!
Very beautiful Jasmine!!!!
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[User Picture]From: heatherica
2003-11-21 11:23 am (UTC)
Such a beautiful painting!! I love her rosy look! I hope you have a fun trip!
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[User Picture]From: pookafey
2003-11-22 04:16 pm (UTC)
She is so cute. She seems like something right out of a Disney movie.
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