Brandi Jasmine is an artist who works in a wide range of styles and subject matter. She is best known for her “embeadery” technique, a combination of bead work and micro-mosaic. The background is painted first, then covered with thousands of tiny seed beads. This unique form of fine art uses beads, semi-precious stones, adhesive and Brandi’s own proprietary tools, and a finished piece can take from 30 to several hundred hours to complete.
I showed my site to Daboy, my tech mentor and best friend, and he has gone to town on my web site. It looks a LOT better, and hopefully I’ll have time to get to the shopping cart he’s helping me install. I hope you like the new look! I’m playing around with acrylic paint pouring […]
Oops sorry about the construction noises. I was playing with a plugin and it kind of broke all my menus. Taking me a bit longer than I thought to repair things. I’m also working on a new shopping cart and theme, stay tuned!
So I did a couple of these little ladybugs, people love them, and I love doing them. I’m calling them #JDBugs (J for Jasmine, and jaydee as a play on the word “lady”. I have hidden a few #JDBugs around Niagara, but they are also available for purchase. I haven’t set up a serious shopping […]
Recently, a lot of my Facebook friends have been sharing this story: Toronto gallery cancels show after concerns artist ‘bastardizes’ Indigenous art I find myself torn on allegations of cultural appropriation, both in general and in this case. I have a great deal of empathy and respect for native people, and want to be an […]