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New Painting, Canvas prints, and other new stuff!!! [Nov. 30th, 2004|09:25 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
All right!!!

It's strange, it's cute, it's a little sad.... click below to see....

"Below Zero"

There's a brief description in there to fill in the storyline....

And now, I've finished some of the "first edition" #01 prints in my hand-painted limited edition canvas prints!

You can see "Fairy Christmas" HERE

And you can see "Pixie Cats" HERE

And you can see "The Star Child" HERE

And you can see "Voodoo in the Bayou" HERE

I also have some open edition prints on sale this week - the new ones are:

"Voodoo in the Bayou" 8"x10": for $10.00 HERE

"Voodoo in the Bayou" 12"x16": for $20.00 HERE

and

"Bed of Frogs" 8"x10": for $10.00 HERE

"Bed of Frogs" 12"x16": for $20.00 HERE

And I am also running some fun "print set" sales for the holidays! Basically two 8"x10" prints that complement each other well, sold in a set at a discounted sale price!

Sets of "Captive Fairy" with "Starry Night Fairy" are HERE!

Sets of "Alice Falling Down the Rabbit Hole" with "Alice and the Cheshire Cat" are HERE!

and finally, sets of "Spearmint Sprite" with her sister "Peppermint Pretty" can be found HERE!

Whew!!!!!! That was a lot of work! I hope you all enjoy!!! I'm going to tear myself away from this computer and go make some FOOD!
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From: delphineart
2004-12-01 02:37 am (UTC)
OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG YOUR NEW PAINTING !!!!!!!!!!! O_O !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the story !!!! AHHHHHHH it's me and Kevin in Quebec LOL !!!!!!!! WOW you work so hard sweety, take care of yourself !! XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-12-01 03:12 am (UTC)
>^___^<

Thank you so much, Delphine!!!
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[User Picture]From: malikasaghir
2004-12-01 02:43 am (UTC)
you are working for the money...dun dun du dun. sorry in song mode right now. food is good for you, enjoy it wisely.
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[User Picture]From: kaokame
2004-12-01 04:46 am (UTC)
What song is that????
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[User Picture]From: heatherica
2004-12-01 03:02 am (UTC)
!!!!!!!!!!!!! So CUTE!!!!! And I love the story!!!!!!!!! I LOVE THIS PIECE!!!!!!!

I really like the colors you chose too. The plum (is that what you would call that? I can't decide), her black hair, and all the blue. It's wonderful. Fabulous job. I really love it.
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[User Picture]From: tourmalina
2004-12-01 03:05 am (UTC)
Why, it's Beauty and the Beast! I love that story, and your painting too.
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[User Picture]From: boogarshadow
2004-12-01 03:35 am (UTC)
He is the CUTEST little Yeti guy I have ever seen!!!!!...



And Oh yes the canvas print of Star Child will be mine!!!...Heheheheh

(Merry Christmas to me!!! Merry Christmas to me!!)
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[User Picture]From: cybertazz2
2004-12-01 03:37 am (UTC)
awwwwww that is just sooooo adorable, the painting and the storyline!!!
Jasmine, how do you get your scans to come out so clean and crisp? Mine always looks kind of blurry...
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-12-04 04:05 pm (UTC)
Thank you, Bonnie!

The most important thing is to scan at a high resolution (300 to 600 dpi) and then be sure to adjust the colours as needed - every scanner scans slightly different. Mine for example washes out a little colour and makes things too light, so I adjust the levels in Photoshop when I am working with the scan. I made a little tutorial on how to scan large paintings on a normal scanner - here:

http://www.strangeling.com/scanningbig.html

Also - my paintings themselves are very crip in person - I use true black for shadows and true whites for highlights (even though art professors and critics say not to, I think it looks cool, lol).
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[User Picture]From: redrevvy
2004-12-01 03:45 am (UTC)
Oh Jazmine that is SUCH a wonderful piece and story! I LOVE IT!!! =^_^=
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From: rosefairy125
2004-12-01 04:04 am (UTC)

Question....

I just LOVE your work.

Do you have already have a fairy pic/print with a tiger, leopard, or the like print/color? Basically, my co-workers daughter's room is leopard print and tigers. (with browns, tan and a little dark green). I throught it would be cool to get her one of your prints for Christmas for her room.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-12-04 04:07 pm (UTC)

Re: Question....

Thank you!!! >^__^<

Actually, I don't think I have any with the big cats! I was thinking about doing a tiger themed piece soon though, since I get a lot of requests for them. The only piece I really have with cats are housecats here: http://www.strangeling.com/pixiecats.html and I do have one with a wolf (not quite the same though, hehe): http://www.strangeling.com/littleredridinghoodandthewolf.html
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2004-12-01 04:13 am (UTC)
Oh my gosh!! That is GREAT!! I love it!! And I love the story behind it too!! That's so cute!
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[User Picture]From: jennifae
2004-12-01 05:36 am (UTC)
Awww, cute storyline!!! Both the picture (what an adorable yeti) and the storyline reminds me of our story (me moving from a tropical country to *IMO* terribly cold country just to be with the love of my life). Brrrrrr...

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[User Picture]From: smallgirl
2004-12-01 07:32 am (UTC)
i love this one so much....
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[User Picture]From: thru_her_lens
2004-12-01 08:48 am (UTC)
I really really love it. And the story to go with it. For some reason as soon as I saw it, I wanted to called her Lyra...it just fits the way I saw "Northern Lights" in my head.
Hmmmm, I might have to fight Del for it.
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[User Picture]From: breathing_hard
2004-12-01 09:16 am (UTC)
Oh my gosh, I LOVE the new painting! The yeti is SO cute, I want to grab him and hug him!! I love the story!
So much news! I'm really looking forward to the books! XD
I have to get that Alice set... they are two of my absolute favorite paintings... I don't know why I have not gotten around to buying them yet!
Oooh and Pixie Cats, that's a good memory. That was the first painting I ever saw by you XD
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[User Picture]From: amberfishy
2004-12-01 11:09 am (UTC)
I really love 'Below Zero', it's speaking to me quite a bit. Love isn't always simple and straightforward... the chill and the warmth mixed together works really well.

Congrats on getting into Spectrum 11! I got a hold of 10 here in Australia and it is so worth the investment, I pour over it all the time and there's always something I don't notice each time I open it.
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[User Picture]From: crypticvitality
2004-12-01 01:17 pm (UTC)
Aww it’s the abominable snow mans baby!! That’s little fuzz blue thing is soo cute. I really love how you both have them holding a warm drink in their hands lol. And I like the little girls winter snow jacket, nice and red like chistmas.
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From: flamingfaery
2004-12-01 04:44 pm (UTC)

I love the walrus cute picture

I e-mailed you I want a print of this one. I e-mailed you about mailing you payment too. I know your busy. Things are crazy here too. But please e-mail asap. I am writing out checks on friday.
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