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.
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 alos working on a new shopping card 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 […]
I love Mass Effect. I was waiting on Andromeda with tremendous enthusiasm. But I haven’t yet purchased the game. I have been hearing a lot of YouTube chatter about the poor quality of the animations, bad voice acting and dull scripting. Scripting and story telling were the two things that drew me into Mass Effect and […]