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Update – New Original Paintings, Disney News, T-Shirts, Loup-Garou & more!

A BIG Update today!


It has been a busy couple of weeks, and I have a lot of new things to show you & tell you about!
***Reminder – my Pop Gallery Princess show is THIS SATURDAY.  Details here.

This update has some exciting Disney news (a “Tangled” preview, and some great eBay Disney collection news), three new original paintings, info about my upcoming Strangeling T-Shirt line, details about Saturday night’s event at Downtown Disney, and also an auction for a new “Tiny Treasures” miniature painting for sale.  Definitely scroll down to see all the new stuff!

“Loup-Garou:  La Grande Prêtresse”

Original Painting $4500 SOLD. Prints & Lt. Ed. Canvases for sale HERE

Acrylic painting on 12×16 panel $4500 SOLD, prints from $10.00 all HERE

A beautiful installment in my very popular “Loup-Garou” series (French for “werewolf”) she was also my contribution to the 78 Tarot project (a neat project with 78 different artists illustrating a tarot deck). My assigned card was The High Priestess. Rather than the more typical iconography of the black column and the white column, I’ve gone a wolfish route and am gave the priestess a Black Wolf and a White Wolf. My Loup-Garou series is a series of paintings featuring baroque/rococo style portraiture along with majestic wolves, and this one is titled “La Grande Prêtresse” (the High Priestess). 

Limited Edition Canvases are 11×14″, stretched & ready to hang, embellished by me in acrylic paints, signed & numbered out of 25, and are $125.  You can order the Limited Editions at strangeling.com HERE by selecting the Canvas print option on the drop-down options menu, or by ordering on eBay HERE

Glossy Paper Prints are signed by me on the back, come in two sizes, and are on sale this week.  You can buy them at strangeling.com or up in our StrangelingEmporium eBay store HERE for the 8x10s and HERE for the 12x16s.

Also on Etsy HERE

Would you like to see the other paintings in my Loup-Garou series?  You can see the entire Loup-Garou Collection right HERE

©Jasmine Becket-Griffith

“Faces of Faery 218”

Original Painting SOLD, prints, Lt. Ed. Canvases for sale HERE

“Faces of Faery 218″ 6×6” Original Acrylic and Gold Painting SOLD
Signed Prints & Lt. Ed. Canvas Prints are HERE

Part of the online show “Klimt Inspired” – tribute to 19th Century Austrian Artist Gustav Klimt

Limited Edition Canvases are 6×6″, stretched & ready to hang, hand embellished by me in acrylic paints, numbered out of 25 and are only $75.  You can order the Limited Editions at strangeling.com HERE by selecting the Canvas print option on the drop-down options menu, or by ordering on eBay HERE

Glossy Paper Prints are signed by me on the back, are also 6″x6″, and are on sale this week for only $9.99.  You can buy them at strangeling.com HERE or up in our StrangelingEmporium eBay store HERE .

Also in our Etsy store HERE

Want to see the other paintings in my Faces of Faery series?  You can see the entire Faces of Faery collection at my website HERE

©Jasmine Becket-Griffith

“Tiny Treasures 15”

Original Painting 3″x3″ Acrylic Painting for auction HERE

ORIGINAL Acrylic Painting on a 3″x3″ cradled wood panel – ready-to-hang!

This “Tiny Treasure” is a miniature original painting and is up for auction on eBay, with bidding starting at just one penny.  For details and bidding, click HERE

Interested in larger original paintings?  You can see what is currently available on myOriginals page HERE

©Jasmine Becket-Griffith

Strangeling T-Shirts

First Batch now up in our Etsy Store HERE

After several months of trying different methods, rigorous washing machine endurance tests, and my whole family pitching in, we’re pleased to announce that Strangeling T-Shirts are in the works!

I have long wanted a high quality t-shirt option for my work, and we have decided to produce them ourselves, at home, using a special dye-sublimation technique.  This is the method that works best and provides us with the best quality – the images hold up to our tough “washing machine test” (ie, putting them in the washer & dryer over & over again) without fading, cracking, etc. like some other methods, and we are very happy with it.

Very soon we will be implementing an option to place orders for tshirts in ALL SIZES (yes, plus sizes, kids’ sizes, extended sizes, juniors’ sizes, etc.), with options to choose all sorts of coloured shirts (black shirts, white shirts, tie-dyed and patterned shirts, – our sublimation transfer process works perfectly on all of them).  Prepare for an announcement soon when this is launched – it will mean that you can choose your own size, colour, etc. for whichever painting design you like!

In the meantime though, while we wait for incoming shirt stock and website-admin shenanigans,  we are listing a handful of these new shirts (our first finished batch of prototypes) in our Etsy store.  They are already selling fast, and I apologize in advance if we are already nearly sold out.  This initial batch is just our test-market of various sizes, shapes, colours & images – again, in the future at Strangeling.com we will be implementing a launch site where you can choose your own sizes, etc.  In the meantime check out what we have up on Etsy HERE – click on the “CLOTHING” link at the top left hand corner of the screen to find whatever shirts we have available!  (And check out all the other neat jewelry, prints & stuff too of course).

Disney Preview – “Tangled”

One of the paintings debuting at Disneyland’s WonderGround Gallery
for my July 12-13 Event – details HERE

Another Disney piece – Rapunzel from Tangled! Sneak-peek – a few hours away from finishing still – this is a piece for Disneyland’s WonderGround Gallery in California – I will be debuting her on July 12 & 13th – I’ll be there BOTH days this time (details about the event are HERE). I’ve had the joy of sorting through a lot of the original concept art from Disney’s “Tangled” going back several years, and as some of you Disney-scholars out there may know, part of the film’s aesthetic was based on Fragonard’s “The Swing” (obviously one of my favourites too).

This scene features the iconic image of Disney’s Rapunzel in a swing of her own hair, and of course the little chameleon Pascal is up in the branches 16×20 acrylic painting on panel, the original painting, prints & merchandise will be available at WonderGround Gallery.

These will be WonderGround Exclusives for purchase only from the gallery at Disneyland (and YES they are happy to ship WORLDWIDE via email or phone orders). Also the entire month of July WonderGround will be having a special “Artisan Showcase” fetauring a month long display of my non-Disney personal art as well (I’ll just be there in person on July 12-13 though, so try to stop by if you are in California that weekend!). ©Disney – licensed and used under contract.

eBay Options for Jasmine/Disney

Want to find my Disney stuff on eBay? Follow my Disney Collection HERE

I know that a lot of you are eBayers, and a lot of you are wanting to collect my Disney art & merchandise, so I have created a special “Jasmine/Disney eBay Collection” page on eBay HERE

Basically, my Disney art is only sold by Disney (whether it be at Disneyland, Disney World, the various Disney galleries, or Disney branded Hamilton Collection products, etc.).  As licensed/contracted work, I can’t make & sell them myself.  A lot of my Disney artwork & merchandise is exclusive to WonderGround Gallery out in California, and I myself am way down here in Florida, so I can’t really go grab stuff to re-sell myself either for fans.  But – a lot of people who DO live in California very helpfully regularly stop at the gallery at Disneyland to buy stuff to re-sell on eBay (yes, at a little increase in price, but hey – that’s what makes their travel time/costs worthwhile!).

Every day we scour eBay and gather together these auction listings to helpfully put them all in on eBay Collection page ( HERE) – so you can find all of this stuff in one spot.  These are all different sellers, they are not being sold by me, they all have different payment & shipping options, etc. – but they are all authentic Jasmine Becket-Griffith / Disney products.  If you bookmark or “Follow” the collection pagehere, you can see the new stuff as it comes out, updated with new auctions daily.

For those of you who do not use eBay, always remember that WonderGround Gallery is happy to ship worldwide, and they now take orders via email – [email protected]  – and telephone (714) 781-4565.


This Saturday at Pop Gallery

7pm-10pm at Downtown Disney in Florida

I will be at Pop Gallery Orlando at Downtown Disney West Side here at the Walt Disney World Resort  on THIS Saturday, May 3rd for my “Princess Portraits” show!

The event is held from 7pm-10pm, it is a free event, we will have prints, canvases and original paintings available (glossy paper prints from $20, canvases from $95, also free postcards!), loads of other artwork & merchandise, and the highlights of the show – the debut of my two latest Disney paintings – “Part of Your World” (featuring Ariel) and “Belle’s Royal Portrait” (featuring Princess Belle from “Beauty and the Beast”).

I will be happy to sign anything you purchase at the event OR anything you’d like to bring with you from home!  All ages are welcome!

For more details about the event, directions, purchasing & pricing details, etc. please visit my Princess Portraits Event Page HERE

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Ariel – Little Mermaid – Work-in-Progress

 

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Work-in-progress! Another new Disney painting, very early stages – featuring Ariel from The Little Mermaid – this time for the Pop Gallery & Bradford Exchange part of Disney. I’ve basically “sketched” (in brown, grey, black & white paint & water, with a very tiny brush) out the scene, mostly focusing on the details of the main characters – Ariel, Sebastian and Flounder. I’ve refined this “sketch” in paint several times, covering up what I don’t want with opaque paint, strengthening lines I do want in darker paint. Now I’m starting to lay in washes of watered layers of colour, mostly for myself just to figure out where I’m going with the colour palette & figuring out my light source (mostly coming in from the top down through the grotto underwatr), etc. I’ve done a bit of shading on Ariel, but nothing much more than that. Many more hours to go, I’ll post another work-in-progress pic later. This is one of the pieces that will debut at my May 3rd event at Pop Gallery Orlando here at Downtown Disney in Florida! The original painting & giclees will be available at Pop Gallery, giclees & other merchandise will also be available online & through the Hamilton Collection/Bradford Exchange. This is an original acrylic painting, 16×20, will be in a big gorgeous ornate frame and priced at $6400 – if you are interested in purchasing the original please contact Pop Gallery at [email protected] or call them at: 407-827-8200 and ask to be put on the Jasmine VIP List for “Part of Your World” – Jasmine’s Little Mermaid painting. Licensed & ©Disney.

 

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Work-in-Progress “Stardust Angel”

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Work-in-progress!  Almost done – this painting – “Stardust Angel” is for an upcoming group show at the Eight and Sand Gallery in Seattle, WA – the theme of the show is “Stardust”, and I’m just now working on some of the glimmering stardust / galaxy imagery on this lovely girl.  The “Stardust” show will run from April 12-May 9 at Eight and Sand Gallery in Georgetown, Seattle. If you are interested in the original painting, contact the curator Alex at [email protected] – let her know you are interested in being on contact list for “Stardust Angel” by Jasmine Becket-Griffith. This original painting is acrylics on an 8×10 oval, will be in a silver frame and will be priced at $2200.

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Works-in-Progress Manta Ray Mermaid and also Princess Belle

Here’s what I’ve been working on!

First a Royal Portrait of Princess Belle – for my Disney Princess show on March 3 at Pop Gallery Orlando at Downtown Disney here in Florida (details about the event are HERE)

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The other piece I’m working on now is a HUGE mermaid piece with Manta Rays!  Almost done with this one, so check back at strangeling.com soon…..

 

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Tableaux Vivants I Work-in-Progress

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Work-in-progress!  The first in a new series I’m working on called “Tableaux Vivants” (living pictures) – a surreal incorporation of my traditional female figurative portraits along with tiny magical scenes from historic or mythological imagery.  This first painting features the Triumph of Galatea with a rococo portrait – I really love how it’s turning out, got few more hours of work left.  She will debut at MegaCon (here in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center March 21-23, I’m at booth 814-816), is on a 12×16 panel going into super crazy ornate rococo frame – 27″x31″ external measurement – and will be priced at $4500.  If you are interested in the original painting, email me at [email protected] – preference will be given to MegaCon attendees but we are putting together a collectors’ inquiry list to contact if she remains unsold after the show.

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Work in progress – Stilleven VI

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Work-in-progress! Finishing touches on the sixth painting in my series called “Stilleven” (Dutch word for “Still Life”) – intended for an upcoming show. My Stilleven series all feature “deconstructed” elements of still lifes inspired by the Dutch master painters of the 1500-1600s, along with faeries & nymphs (of course!) If you are interested in reserving the original painting, email me at [email protected] and inquiries will be indexed according to the order of response. This one is BIG and is going into a magnificent baroque frame with external measurments of 40″x36″ $7200 price. More info about the show later 😉 I will also have prints, posters & canvas prints at strangeling.com soon.

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Back from FaerieCon, preparing for Disneyland’s WonderGround Gallery

We are back from FaerieCon West!  Thank you, Seattle – for hosting us and for being such great people, we had a fabulous time =)

Now my next event is at Disneyland in Anaheim, California next Saturday, March 1st.  I will be there in person from 11:00am until 1:00pm  (come early!) – WonderGround Gallery is located in the Disneyland Downtown Disney District (a free event!) – I’ll be debuting the new Disney paintings I’ve sneak previewed below – come & see me & the completed original paintings (and loads of my Disney prints & merchandise) on Saturday!  Details about this event can be found on my Facebook Event Page HERE

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Some other wonderful Disney artists – Noah, Kristin Tercek (Cuddly Rigor Mortis ) & Gregg Visintainerin will be there in addition to myself of course – all at Disneyland’s WonderGround Gallery.  Details about this event can be found on my Facebook Event Page HERE

PS – Florida folks – never fear – my Disney princesses show will be coming soon to Pop Gallery here at Disney World – mark your calendars for May 3rd!

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FaerieCon Seattle Starts Friday! Trilobites, New ACEO Cards & Important Ordering info from Jasmine


FaerieCon West is this weekend!

February 21-23rd, 2014 Seattle, Washington

Friday, Saturday & Sunday at DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport
I will be a guest at 2014 FaerieCon WEST – her new FaerieCon West Event Page is up on Facebook HERE with more details about the show!   For directions, hours & other FaerieCon West news visit the official site HEREI will be there all day, every day at booth #06 with as much artwork as I can bring with me from Florida!  Stop by & say hi =)  I will also be bringing some of my “Tiny Treasures” originals – details on that HERE (come early for those!).  The show opens at noon on Friday!

PLEASE NOTE:  As Jasmine & Matt are both away at FaerieCon, shipping on Strangeling eBay store items, ACEOs, original paintings & Limited Edition Canvas prints will be delayed until they return on February 25th.  All other items will ship as usual, please bid on auctions, etc. as per usual – just expect a few days’ delay on shipping and emails from Jasmine & Matt directly.

“Trilobites”

Original Acrylic Painting 16″x8″ $3300 AVAILABLE (will be at FaerieCon!)

Trilobites Signed Glossy Prints & Lt. Ed. Canvases & Original Painting are all HERE

“Trilobites”

16″x8″ Acrylic Painting – AVAILBLE – either in person at FaerieCon this weekend, or on eBay here, or at Strangeling.com hereSigned Prints and Lt. Ed. Canvases are here, we ship worldwide.

This painting features one of my favourite creatures – trilobites! I collect their fossils, and enjoy painting pictures of them. Prehistoric creatures of the sea, no longer with us, but beautiful nonetheless (think of them as ancient horseshoe crabs). This beauty loves them too! Perhaps she’s a little sad about all the world’s creatures that are now extinct….. This painting is for another oracle deck project, a deck that will be all water-themed, being written by my two sisters Kachina Glenn and Amber Logan & being published by Blue Angel Publishing. I love this piece, be sure to look for it in my upcoming Water themed Oracle deck.

The original painting herself is 16″ high by 8″ wide and is on a 2″ deep birch cradled masonite panel (sides painted glossy black, gallery-style) – with a hanger on the back, all ready to hang on your wall. She is priced at $3300 – and can be purchased directly from me by emailing me at [email protected] – or if you prefer purchasing the original painting via eBay, it is in my eBay store here

Limited Edition Canvas prints are available directly from me and are at Strangeling.com – 16×8″, $125, hand embellished by me in acrylic paints, signed & numbered out of 25 ever made, wrapped on wooden boards & ready-to-hang.  You can order the Limited Edition Canvas prints by using the Fine Art Prints drop down menu and choosing the Lt. Ed. Canvas option at strangeling.com here

Prefer eBay?  The #01 Lt. Ed. Canvas is on eBay here or you can buy other numbers in the edition directly for $125 also on eBay here

Signed paper prints are up on Strangeling.com here (just select the glossy paper option under Fine Art Prints dropdown box)

And are also in our StrangelingEmporium store on eBay here and our Etsy Store

Want larger sizes?  You can get posters from Zazzle right here

For other, AVAILABLE Original Paintings, visit my Originals page here

©Jasmine Becket-Griffith

Upcoming Events

FaerieCon WEST

February 21-23rd, 2014 Seattle, Washington

Jasmine will be a guest at 2014 FaerieCon WEST – her new FaerieCon West Event Page is up on Facebook HERE with more details about the show!   For directions, hours & other FaerieCon West news visit the official site HERE

WonderGround Gallery

March 1st, 2014: Disneyland, Anaheim, California

Jasmine is returning to WonderGround Gallery at Disneyland in Anaheim, California on March 1st from 11:00am – 1:00pm for a special signing event & to debut some brand new Disney paintings! She will be debuting official Disney contracted paintings featuring Belle, Alice & other Disney art. Click HERE for more details.

MegaCon

March 21-23: Orlando, Florida

Jasmine returns to MegaCon at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida!  All Jasmine-related details can be found at her Megacon Facebook Event Page HERE.   For other MegaCon information, details, guest lineups, etc. visit the official site HERE.

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Preparing for FaerieCon with “Tiny Treasures”

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Work-in-progress! Actually MANY works-in-progress for my “Tiny Treasures” – little 3×3″ original paintings that will be for sale at FaerieCon West this weekend. Available to FaerieCon attendees on a first-come, first-served basis (come early as you can – the show opens up at 12 noon on Friday to passholders, 1pm for the general public) at the Seattle Airport Doubletree by Hilton. I will be there all three days, but these tiny paintings (priced at only $195 each) tend to sell quickly! Feb 21-23rd in Seattle, come out & say hi if you can – I’ll have prints, books, oracle decks, etc. too.

Details about FaerieCon West are on my Event Page HERE

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Work in progress, trilobites

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Work-in-progress! This painting features one of my favourite creatures – trilobites! I collect their fossils, and enjoy painting pictures of them. This beauty loves them too – this painting is for another oracle deck project, this deck is all water-themed, being written by my two sisters Kachina Glenn and Amber Logan & being published by Blue Angel Publishing. This piece is definitely coming along nicely, but many hours still to go – I’ve only roughly painted in the trilobites and still have a lot of work to do on her hair & face – If you are interested in the original painting, contact me at [email protected] – I am taking names for the “first dibs” list for direct sale from me, the artist. This original painting is acrylics on an 16×8, panel, will come gallery cradled – 2″ deep wooden sided masonite panel, and will be priced at around the $3300 mark depending on how long it takes me to finish. Collector inquiries will be given preference based on chronological order of contact, please put the words “Original Painting Inquiry” in your subject line so we are sure to see it!

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