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.
As many of my friends and followers know, I am seriously addicted to resin crafting. I make jewelry, orgonite, and use it to provide a hard, shiny surface on some of my painted artwork. I wanted to try other resins as I was having a lot of problems with sticky pieces, and particularly with spider-webbing. […]
I was thinking today and I didn’t like one of the thoughts I had. Ever had a negative, shallow, or even nasty thought cross your mind, then think … “Why did I think that?” Then go on to judge yourself as a horrible person for having such an awful thought? (laugh) … happens to me […]
‘I’m not asking for root canals and Hollywood teeth’: Just how doable is universal dental? Here is a news story that I was interviewed for recently. CBC’s “The Current” asked me to be interviewed as I had filled out a survey on access to dental care. Sawyer (my kitty) even got her 2 cents in […]
Starburst Zodiac Beaded Guitar is my latest embeaded guitar. This guitar’s theme is the astrological zodiac. The front of the acoustic guitar is an homage to the sun at midheaven, at the zenith of it’s strength and power. There is a ring of real shell beads and faux pearls at the focus. The remaining area […]