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NEW Tribal Fairy Painting, canvas prints & Field of Poppies prints!!! [Feb. 4th, 2005|10:25 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
She's finished! I painted like a madwoman tonight and finished her up and already have her scanned in - she is just so darned cute =)

Click below to see her......

"Tribal Fairy"

In addition, I have the #01 prints of my limited edition canvas prints of two new paintings - click to see.....

"Field of Poppies" canvas print
"Belladonna's Gift" canvas print
And since I've had so many requests after she got snatched up already, hehe, I went ahead and released the open edition prints of "Field of Poppies" and put them on SALE!

"Field of Poppies" 8"x10"

"Field of Poppies" 12"x16"

Man, I'm going to go eat some food! I have some vegetaran steaks ready to cook (they're really good!).

From: thedarkwoods
2005-02-05 06:33 pm (UTC)
jasmine , I HAVE A QUESTION ....I know you have been asked this a million times maybe someone else could help to, how in the world do you make those cool pictures change like that????????? Its really amazing and to tell ytou the truth it shows just how talented you really are , man I can't even paint a straight line let alnoe somethnig that looks like me , and I DO MEAN IT LOOKS JUST LIKE YOU !!!!!
You should be painting backgrounds at disney ,let them throw the other stuff out ! no one paints fairys like you !!!!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-02-05 07:13 pm (UTC)
Thank you Mary!!

Oh! My icons? I take a photo of myself (either before the painting, if I base it on a photo of myself, or after the painting if I didn't have the photo and want to mimic the pose) and crop it down in Photoshop to make the first "frame". Then I re-size a scan of the painting and plop it down on top of the photo and try to line it up as close as I can. Then I use JASC Animation Shop (it was a free animation program that came along when I bought Paint Shop Pro) and use a morph feature to "inbetween" the images. It's easier than it sounds, hehe!

Ha! Believe it or not, I originally planned to move here to Florida to intern at the Disney animation studios =) (for either character design or for backgrounds!!!) By the time I was ready to move though, I was already doing well in my own career, so I didn't take the internship, but moved here anyways since I liked it here so much! I think it would have been a fun job, but to be honest I make more money working for myself and it's probably a lot more fulfilling. I think it would be neat to do a collaboration with Disney sometime though, like how Tim Burton did with Nightmare Before Christmas - that would be a dream come true! I worked for Disney for years and I love Disney stuff (especially the theme parks) - I would be thrilled to do something like that.
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