Monthly Archives: April 2014

Deep Water Blackout

Deep Water Blackout by Karen Gadient, 2014

OCEAN, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man—who has no gills. — Ambrose Bierce

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Covelline Falls

Covelline Falls by Karen Gadient, 2014

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. — Confucius

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Watery Garden

Watery Garden by Karen Gadient, 2014

Watery Garden. Created with Corel Painter.

We come from the earth.
We return to the earth.
And in between we garden.
— Unknown

I suppose Earth itself is a watery garden—such a colorful and wondrous place.

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Eccentric

Eccentric by Karen Gadient, 2014

Eccentric. Created with Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop.

When we allow ourselves to exist truly and fully, we sting the world with our vision and challenge it with our own ways of being. — Thomas Moore

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Messages

Messages by Karen Gadient, 2014

Messages. Created with Corel Painter.
Meant to be the colorful sound-dance of conversation.

Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
— Herman Hesse

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Sunrise at Summit Beach

Sunrise at Summit Beach by Karen Gadient, 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve done a dream post, but I visited an interesting place in my dreams the other night and wanted to make some artwork to remember it.

Much like my last dream post location, I’m pretty sure I was on another planet.

David and I were staying at a beachside resort at the base of a snowy mountain range. I don’t think the landscape was actually shades of red and orange as much as the atmosphere—and, like the last dream, twin suns—cast it to appear that way… but it was eerie and warm and incredibly strange.

So, where have you visited in your dreams lately?

Sunrise at Summit Beach. Created with Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop.

All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
— Jack Kerouac

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Coral Metropolis

Coral Metropolis by Karen Gadient, 2014

Coral Metropolis. Created with Corel Painter (watercolor and pencils).

How inappropriate to call this planet ‘Earth’ when it is quite clearly ‘Ocean’.
— Arthur C. Clarke

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