Monthly Archives: July 2017

Makeshift Chorus

Makeshift Chorus by Karen Gadient, 2017

Makeshift Chorus. Pastel and acrylic.

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. ― Agatha Christie

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Recollection

Recollection by Karen Gadient, 2017

Recollection. Acrylic, ink, and digital mixed media.

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
― Edward Thorndike

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Optic Pulse

Optic Pulse by Karen Gadient, 2017

Optic Pulse. Ink and digital mixed media.
Bit of a caffeine-induced experiment that ended up share-worthy.

The human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it. ― Francis Bacon, Novum Organum

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Minutiae

Minutiae by Karen Gadient, 2017

Minutiae. Chaos created while testing new brushes in Corel Painter 2018.

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. ― W. Somerset Maugham

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Kaleidoscope for the 4th

Kaleidoscope for the 4th by Karen Gadient, 2017

Made a kaleidoscope while playing around with various digital painting brushes.

Not watching fireworks tonight, since we’d rather avoid the heat, but I plan on making us a fancy dinner and relaxing after that. Hope you’re having a great day, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!

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