Category Archives: Acrylic

Sleeping Zenith

Sleeping Zenith by Karen Gadient, 2017

Sleeping Zenith. Acrylic, gouache, and digital mixed media.

The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world. ― President Barack Obama, farewell press conference, January 18, 2017

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Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity by Karen Gadient, 2017

Mistaken Identity. Acrylic and digital mixed media.

Also, I’ve been doing Inktober on Twitter. You can take a look here: keyrover.

I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. ― William J. Locke

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Vantage Point

Vantage Point by Karen Gadient, 2017

Vantage Point. Acrylic and digital mixed media.

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. ― Henry David Thoreau

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Amplified

Amplified by Karen Gadient, 2017

Amplified. Acrylic and digital mixed media.

The harder you fall, the stronger you rise. ― Matshona Dhliwayo

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Despite Insight

Despite Insight by Karen Gadient, 2017

Despite Insight. Acrylic, pastel, and digital mixed media.

Nothing can be more readily disproved than the old saw, ‘You can’t keep a good man down.’ Most human societies of which we have any historical record have been beautifully organized to keep good men and women down.
― John Gardner

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Ambiguous Notions

Ambiguous Notions by Karen Gadient, 2017

Ambiguous Notions. Pastel, colored pencil, and acrylic.

To live remains an art which everyone must learn, and which no one can teach. ― Havelock Ellis

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Downpour

Downpour by Karen Gadient, 2017

Downpour. Acrylic on canvas.

It’s been monsoon season here in Arizona; the humidity has gone up and the rain has been coming down. While I loathe the heat of summer here, I admit that I love monsoon rainstorms―even with their occasional haboobs―enough to put up with the crazy temperatures. How’s the weather where you are?

The rain is falling all around,
It falls on field and tree,
It rains on the umbrellas here,
And on the ships at sea.
― Robert Louis Stevenson

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