Monthly Archives: April 2015

Underpinnings

Underpinnings by Karen Gadient, 2015

Pretty much a doodle gone crazy. Okay, many layers of doodles. Every now and then, I do some ‘art therapy’ to let my mind wander and relax, just for myself and not for prints―this is one of those. 🙂

Hape a great week!

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TGIF: Relative Proximity

Relative Proximity by Karen Gadient, 2015

Another “FingerPaintingFriday” from me: painted with my fingers and nails using watercolor and a little bit of gouache. Lots of nail scraping here.

Enjoy your weekend, friends!

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Roaring Feather

Roaring Feather by Karen Gadient, 2015

Created from scans of watercolor layered with digital liquid ink in Corel Painter.

In this interconnected universe, every improvement we make in our private world improves the world at large for everyone. ― David R. Hawkins

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More Kaleidoscopes

Kaleidoscopes 3 by Karen Gadient, 2015

My #KaleidoSaturday images from last week and today.

First one was made from one of my old paintings. Second one was made from a garden photo, enhanced with some extra editing.

Have a lovely weekend!

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Between the Skies

Between the Skies by Karen Gadient, 2015

It’s “FingerPaintingFriday” again! This one was created with pearlescent watercolor as the base with some regular watercolor on top. I used my fingernails as much as my fingertips, which I think lends a nice effect. To keep the lines clean, I wiped off the nail between scrapes―which also helped when finally scrubbing my nails clean when I was done!

Enjoy your weekend, friends. 🙂

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Colorful View from the Water

Colorful View from the Water by Karen Gadient, 2015

While organizing my files, I discovered a wider version of a blue-and-white artwork I did last year and I remembered how much I liked it—so I reworked it with pretty much all the colors of the rainbow, partly from scanned watercolor. Figured I’d share the results here. Hope you’re having a great week!

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Life is Good

Positive People Quote - Karen Gadient, 2015

Since I’m striving to live by this lately, I wanted to make this quote into an image and share it here. I also want to thank all of you for following my blog and encouraging me. I never would have thought blogging could bring me so many wonderful friends and inspiration. Love to you all!

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