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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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Isle of Skye – Part II.

In a blog one post comes right after another, but in real life things just get a bit mixed up. Like two different kinds of paint that pool up and suddenly give you the effect you were not expecting. Though... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 9

We had some friends over this weekend and played a couple of games with them. Started with Tobago, warmed up with The Big Book of Madness and then did some heavy lifting with Rajas of the Ganges. I didn't want... Continue Reading →

Making a coffee table… to go

I was going through some magazines and cutouts I have put aside for inspiration and I stumbled across this picture from the Holiday 2003 Crate and Barrel catalogue. I remember so vividly how I fell head over heels in love... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 8

It must be the hands of fate that will guide us to hidden gems and rare finds. Be it on the shelves of a board-game club or to another gamer who would like to find a loving home for his... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 7

It's been some time since I took a couple of days off. It felt refreshing to stay in bed a bit longer, go for a stroll and not rush to work, cook some dishes that take just a bit longer... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 6

A long holiday weekend could only mean one thing: games, games and more games! We dusted off an older volume on our shelf, partook in some gentle tile-laying, went mad (twice) and rolled a lot of dice. However, we made... Continue Reading →

Seagulls in the storm

Sometimes I plan a project for weeks. I draw it, re-draw it and obsess about the composition. Other times I have a sudden inspiration and go from there. And then there are times when I get some paint on my... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 5

This weekend - I now realize - we had a bit of a theme to the games we played. I think the best was to sum it up is through this haiku: We traveled far, we traveled deep; we came... Continue Reading →

Bleeding smoke

I’ve used my watercolor brush pens a lot. But I've used them primarily as markers until now. I would apply some water here and there, but very rarely. So when I decided to use it in a watercolor painting I... Continue Reading →

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