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New gallery, New exhibit!

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New gallery, New exhibit!

At the end of the summer, I secured a spot in a local co-op gallery, Carolyn Seiler & Friends in Cocoa Village.So now some of my original paintings, giclee prints, and greeting cards are available for sale at the gallery! You can come see my stuff in person if you're in the area, isn't that nice?  UPDATE 7/2018: My artwork can now be found at the Green Circle Art Gallery, and is no longer available at the Carolyn Seiler Gallery.I also have an upcoming exhibition at the local library, the Merritt Island Library starting November 2nd. I'm very excited to show...

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Process: Advent Calendar Noel Image

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Hello! I just wanted to introduce myself in case you hadn't met me before.  I'm Adriana Hernandez-Bergstrom!  I go by Adriprints on my work, and  you can find me really easily with that moniker.  I'm the founder of the Finch & Foxglove art collective, and I did the first illustration on our digital Advent Calendar. I am a really process-oriented person and I love learning how others get to the images they do.  I hope you can learn a little bit from my process too! The "Noel Peppermint Bark" illustration started off as a doodle that I did in August...

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Giveaway Winner: Ambah O'Brien pattern

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Last week after Ambah O' Brien's interview we held a giveaway for one her patterns, and we have a winner! Sonya, entry #8, was chosen as the winner! Sonya, you should hear from Ambah in the next week or so, please contact me if you have any questions!  Have a great holiday season, everyone!

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My First Knitting Machine

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Thank you super-much, Victor. A friend of mine was generous enough to give me his knitting machine.  Yes, he gave it to me!  So generous!! Turns out he never got the chance to run it.  The machine's history is somewhat blurry, as it was given as a gift, and handed over from one person to the next until it landed in my studio.  My hands still hurt from carrying the heavy case, but in my excitement, I didn't feel it.  The only hitch- Empisal Knitmaster 324 came without a manual. I found lots of great resources that probably didn't exist...

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Post #200, a Giveaway, a Sale!

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This post is #200!  Can you believe it?  I started blogging back in February of 2009.  Time flies!  You've seen me progress from aspiring designer and illustrator, to actually doing it.  Thanks for reading along. So, in honor of a bit of blogosphere longevity, I'm giving away a sewing pattern, and creating a special coupon code for any knitting fans which will be valid for the rest of the week! As for the giveaway,  I'm giving away the pattern for the Edie, 1967 Coat (Vogue 7239).  The pattern is for Size 14, Bust 36, and is for a dress version...

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