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Good morning! [Jul. 26th, 2004|11:12 am]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Yay! Matt's home helping me get out a huge post office shipment today (I'm glad - I don't have to walk and carry all of these orders, I'd probably have to make a couple of trips, hehe).

I'm also working on and off on my big painting - you can watch my progress HERE! Hopefully I will have her finished tonight =)
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[User Picture]From: kimbearlys
2004-07-26 09:25 am (UTC)

Hurrah for Matty!

You know you have a great husband when they are willing to help. He sounds like a great guy. (you deserve it!)
She looks wonderful! Can't wait to see her done.
Have a GREAT day!
Hugs,
Kimbearly
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[User Picture]From: andreags
2004-07-26 10:12 am (UTC)
She's looking gorgeous so far. Good luck on finishing her tonight!
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[User Picture]From: krisgoat
2004-07-26 11:05 am (UTC)
Wholy freekin cow that painting rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: artistchick
2004-07-26 12:08 pm (UTC)
How do you get your shape outlines so straight and accurate? What type of brush(es) do you use? The painting looks amazing so far. =D
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-07-27 06:13 pm (UTC)
Thank you!

I've found that making FAST, very confident strokes will make a good straight line or well-developed shape. The slower you stroke the more likely you will wobble, lost confidence, and make an accidental smudge or wiggle!

I just Royal's cleargrip golden taklon brushes. They are cheap - only $2 or $3 at Michael's. I buy every size they have, but mostly I just use the littlest ones. The golden taklon is a synthetic fibre so it holds its shape well (and is suitable for vegetarians like me, lol).
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[User Picture]From: heatherica
2004-07-26 01:05 pm (UTC)
Oh my gosh, that's not what I was expecting when I went to look at it!!!! Those wings are gorgeous!!!! I can't believe I love it more than I did before!!!! Argh, I need a way to get some money fast, lol!!!!
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[User Picture]From: london_werewolf
2004-07-26 02:37 pm (UTC)
Can I add you to my friends list please?
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-07-27 06:15 pm (UTC)
Of course!! That's what I'm here for, lol.

Welcome to my LiveJournal!!!!! I periodically add people back too!
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[User Picture]From: london_werewolf
2004-07-28 03:52 am (UTC)
Thank you. :)
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