Nerve Center

Nerve Center by Karen Gadient, 2014

Nerve Center. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

Created primarily with Pencil by FiftyThree, an early Christmas present from my darling husband, David. I’m really enjoying the Pencil; it’s very comfortable and natural to draw with on the iPad. It’s quickly become my favorite stylus.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. — Anaïs Nin

Prints and products featuring my artwork: Fine Art America and Society6.

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Restless Ink

Restless Ink by Karen Gadient, 2014

Restless Ink. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

Artwork I recently finished that was started during the marathon in November.

It is not down in any map; true places never are. — Herman Melville

Prints and products featuring my artwork: Fine Art America and Society6.

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Pastel Pirouette

Pastel Pirouette by Karen Gadient, 2014

Pastel Pirouette. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.
— Brian Tracy

Although I’ve done other pastel work this week, this doodle-like one had the makings of a good mirrored art piece, so I scanned it and played around. Certainly not as bright as my usual stuff, but I like it and had fun!

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Violet Verses

Violet Verses by Karen Gadient, 2014

Violet Verses. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

We do not remember days; we remember moments. — Cesare Pavese

Like many folks this month, I’ll likely be blogging less until 2015 rings in. Holidays and other distractions pull me away from the keyboard. Even with art, I’m not at the computer… I’ve gotten myself a fresh box of pastels and a pile of paper to play with. Gettin’ my hands messy for a while. :) Maybe I’ll share some of the results (the above design wasn’t done in pastel, but in Adobe Illustrator). Hope you’re all having a lovely December so far!

Gotta mention: until December 14th… $5 off each item + FREE worldwide shipping on anything in my Society6 store! Must use link: http://society6.com/karengadient?promo=F3BRFQTHCC4Z

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Green Clay : KarPaiTwenMo 2 Art Marathon #20

Green Clay by Karen Gadient, 2014

Green Clay. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

The last of my November marathon artwork. It’s been a bit of a struggle this month but, like many of you who did NaNoWriMo, somehow―I got it done. Time to welcome December and start on new projects!

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. ― Lao Tzu

Prints and products featuring my artwork: Fine Art America and Society6.

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Pink Ink : KarPaiTwenMo 2 Art Marathon #19

Pink Ink by Karen Gadient, 2014

Pink Ink. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

Happiness is never stopping to think if you are. ― Palmer Sondreal

Prints and products featuring my artwork: Fine Art America and Society6.

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Water Dog : KarPaiTwenMo 2 Art Marathon #18

Water Dog by Karen Gadient, 2014

Water Dog. For a larger version and print, please click the image.

Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.
― Franklin P. Jones

Prints and products featuring my artwork: Fine Art America and Society6.

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