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Adri's Palette

Hi, I’m Adri.

I am an artist/craftswoman who finds a creative outlet from everyday life in the arts. This blog is a diary of sorts of my crafty journey.

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Is it a Skip or a Quack?

Last Friday my Dad showed up unexpected and asked if I could do him a tiny bit of a favor. He asked if I could draw him a little sign for a charity event he would host the next day.... Continue Reading →

The reading girl

If you have been reading this blog for a while you'll know that I love reading. Love, love, LOVE reading! You might have heard me rave about specific books (like Petrosyan's The Grey House or García Márquez' A Hundred Years... Continue Reading →

Recycling, upcycling and partying

One of the things I love about the English language is its fluidity, its inventiveness, its hunger for the new. I feel that it is that language which organically moves, dances with the speaker and not in the moldy rooms... Continue Reading →

Rat bookmark

I had this weird sensation while working on this rat bookmark. I felt like I was bouncing up and down a seesaw. Sometimes I found the project exhilarating, something I did not want to put down. Other times I definitely... Continue Reading →

Testing the rat

If you'd ask me what is the hardest thing about designing a new pattern I'd tell you its figuring out how that piece of flat thing you are holding in your hand is going to turn into something 3D. Oh,... Continue Reading →

What’s all the fuzz about?

Recently I started noticing that a lot of the felt objects, ornaments that I made started to look worn. They look dirty and the contour of the designs themselves distorted. Upon closer inspection I realized, however, that it is not... Continue Reading →

Rat-attack

While I was flipping through and reorganizing my pattern folder I (re)discovered something: an old idea I had for a rat bookmark. Looking at the drawing now, I am not sure why I put it away. What I mean is,... Continue Reading →

Where did art go?

Good question! Do you ever find yourself giving your utmost to something and the next moment not even thinking of it? And it's so strange because I burned, I lived for art and in the past few weeks I found... Continue Reading →

Dreaming strange dreams

Lately I've been having these strange dreams. I dream with dead birds. Vividly colorful dead birds that lie stiff on the ground, on the table or in closets. What surrounds them moves, ebbs, but they remain still. Most of the... Continue Reading →

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