Updates from the KmBerggren Studio

What Does Archival Mean?

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What Does Archival Mean?

We've all had photographs, kids artwork or paperwork turn yellow with age. Especially if it has hung or sat in the sun for any amount of time. Say, left in the backseat of the car? Craft supplies for kids are notoriously created for quick art that doesn't age well. Which is a bummer because we sometimes want to keep ALL the art pieces our kids make! Be sure to take photos of them!       Construction paper, when I was a kid, was probably filled with acid and thus yellowed and faded quite quickly. You can purchase acid-free construction...

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20% for Breastfeeding Awareness Month

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20% for Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and this final week of the month is considered Black Breastfeeding Week. Isn't that beautiful?     Thus, I'm offering 20% off all breastfeeding original paintings and prints in my Online Studio Shop, OR Etsy shop (EU & UK buyers), through next Thursday. Use code BF2022 in both shops.   I will also be throwing special extras into all packages for the next week: glass art pieces, stickers, flat magnets, greeting cards. I love to give extra treats, as you know ♥ USE CODE: BF2022, to save 20%   Have a wonderful week's end!...

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Walls full? Wear your favorite art ♥

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Walls full? Wear your favorite art ♥

I have brand new pillows to add a splash of color and gentle loving art to your living spaces, a reminder to stop and savor the moments. Reverse the pillow depending upon your mood - cool blues or warm purples. This premium linen-feel pillow has a shape-retaining insert and a washable case. Do you need a gentle nudge toward a quick nap? How about a pillow to squeeze when you need to unwind? Choose two sizes, there are 2 big gorgeous prints of art per pillow.       *******     I also have brand new t-shirt designs... are your...

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Blurry Art Prints

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Blurry Art Prints

Did you receive an art print from an artist that looks blurry or mushy? Or just doesn’t feel like high-quality? You should be able to see the texture of the paint or even of the canvas on a good quality print. (However, it DOES depend upon the size of the print you purchased AND on the size of the original painting that the print was made from, and the type of art the print was created from - ink pour, painting, pastel, colored pencil. If you can't see the texture of the paint or the canvas, that does NOT mean something...

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What Are Embellished Art Prints?

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What Are Embellished Art Prints?

  Embellished Prints are an opportunity to take an archival paper print and add beautiful texture and interest to it, using actual paint and brushes. Fine art prints are made from photographs of original paintings, read more.   I add ACTUAL paint to the prints with my studio brushes, these are not digital edits. Thus, you get the touchable texture and the emphasis of real paint. The prints you receive direct from my shop will never be blurry When you choose an Embellished Art Print, I have the opportunity to customize hair and eye colors for you, and to even add a special little...

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