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New painting! [Aug. 17th, 2004|08:05 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
This one is really cool! It is modeled after the beautiful faerystar!

Here she is (since she's so big I stuck her in my eBay store):

"Looking for Faeries"

For those of you who would like prints, I've chosen "Looking for Faeries" as one of this week's sale prints!!! The 8"x10" prints are on sale for $10.00 and the 12"x16" sized prints are on sale for $20.00.

""Looking for Faeries" 8"x10":

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=20158&item=3742933538

"Looking for Faeries" 12"x16":

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=20158&item=3742933936

In addition, little "Licorice Fairy" is on sale for $10.00 for the 8"x10" print:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=20158&item=3742931473

Okay.... off to make dinner, and then maybe get to some email/LJ comments (I'm falling behind again!!). Enjoy!
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[User Picture]From: malikasaghir
2004-08-17 05:21 pm (UTC)
yay for dinner... i am thinking garlic bread sounds extra yummy.
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From: michellesart
2004-08-17 05:33 pm (UTC)
Oh my gosh, that is so gorgeous, definitely one of your finest pieces! You had such a lovely model! And I LOVE the pre-raphaelite feel! One of my new favorites!
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[User Picture]From: heatherica
2004-08-17 05:34 pm (UTC)
Wow, this one is so different then your other ones! It's so much fun to see new things from your favorite artists (in addition to your regular style that I ADORE, by the way ;) The background is so great!! I love how the little fairies are hiding so well. They are so cute!
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[User Picture]From: gossamerfaery
2004-08-17 05:35 pm (UTC)
Very BEAUTIFUL!! It has the feeling of some of your older pieces like "Titania" and "Ophelia"!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-08-18 11:27 am (UTC)
Thank you Misty!! I thought the same thing - she reminds me of some of my older work (but better painted, lol).
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[User Picture]From: neva_ivan
2004-08-17 05:36 pm (UTC)

She's beautiful!

And that background is gorgeous too!! Very pre-raphealite (sp?). Don't worry about the comments--I've realized that in some cases it's hopeless on past entries, and I don't have nearly as many as you do.
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From: (Anonymous)
2004-08-17 06:09 pm (UTC)
love the new painting it would be perfect for a childs room
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[User Picture]From: cybertazz2
2004-08-17 06:10 pm (UTC)
Oh you always paint the prettiest hair...It always looks so real...but my fav. part of this painting has got to be those adorable fairies hunkered down and hiding..teehee..
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[User Picture]From: redrevvy
2004-08-17 06:36 pm (UTC)

=^_^=

Wow Jasmine! That's gorgeous! What an atmosphere it has! =^_^=
It's good to hear you got through the hurricane OK.. I was in Galveston the whole time and had been hoping no harm came to you! So what was it like, the hurricane?
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-08-17 07:20 pm (UTC)

Re: =^_^=

Thank you!!

Oh my - it was VERY loud, and scary! It passed directly over us. A BUNCH of trees all over town are completely uprooted, but other than that Celebration fared pretty well. A lot of the surrounding areas are still without power though (we luckily didn't lose any power or utilities - yay!!) and of course those who live out on the coast got the worst of it.

Allegedly a storm like that only makes it to our part of the state about once every fifty years though, so I think I can deal with it =)
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[User Picture]From: artistchick
2004-08-17 06:45 pm (UTC)
Wow, I love it! =) If you're looking for a critique, I have one that I think is good, but I'm a little afraid that other non-artists who see it might find it offensive. LOL. Oh well . . . I actually think that painting would be better without the faeries in the front. It seems to conflict with the style of the rest of the painting and the pre-raphaelite mood. They seem like they were just stuck in there and don't really fit in visually (at least for me), but they make sense with the title. Hey, I still love it. I think it's a beautiful, wonderful painting . . . as all of yours are. If you don't wish to receive any critiques let me know (although I must admit I normally wouldn't have anything to critique! LOL) I LOVE the way the light is shining on the landscape behind the girl, like it's glittering. It's so pretty.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-08-17 07:15 pm (UTC)
Thank you Amanda!

Your thoughts are always welcome! To be honest, by the time I've finished a painting, I am happy with it, and I like how it looks. If I weren't, I'd still be working on it, lol. I specifically and consciously integrated the two different styles - I find it striking, and since I paint primarily for myself, that's why!
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[User Picture]From: 67_chevelle
2004-08-17 07:35 pm (UTC)
I think "Looking for Faeries" has become my all time favorite!!! I love the style of this one so much! It is absolutely beautiful!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-08-18 11:27 am (UTC)
Thank you Colleen, I'm very proud of her =)
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[User Picture]From: crypticvitality
2004-08-17 08:00 pm (UTC)
Looks awsome Jasmine, I like to see when you come up with some new stuff, I didnt even notice the green fairies at the bottom utill I scrolled down to the details lol, I think its neat how you snuck them in like that!
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[User Picture]From: boogarshadow
2004-08-17 08:17 pm (UTC)
I love it!!!!! It's so different!!!

James thinks it look slike Alanis Morisette..LOL

*Wink*
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-08-18 11:28 am (UTC)
Thank you Jodi!

LOL! Well, Taina (the model) does look a little like her. Kind of like Liv Tyler too!
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From: thedarkwoods
2004-08-17 09:39 pm (UTC)
I love this painting , it is just lovely !
you are a amazing artist !
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[User Picture]From: erikasfriends
2004-08-17 09:59 pm (UTC)
Very nice Jasmine, something different from you. Don't know why since you paint both full figure and other faces.
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2004-08-17 10:10 pm (UTC)
WOW! So cool!!
O.k...I have to ask...because I'm going to go on ebay & buy a print of the Licorice Fairy...is that sweet tooth fairy available in a print too?? I want to buy both! :P
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-08-18 11:33 am (UTC)
Thank you Lisa!!!

Oh yes!!!! I have her for sale here:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3740680260

They would make a good pair!!!
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