Category Archives: Art

Tinted Conscience

Tinted Conscience by Karen Gadient, 2015

Tinted Conscience. Pencil, graphite, marker, ink, and digital mixed media.

Created partly from scans of old pencil and ink drawings I did more than a decade ago, with new color layers added in marker.

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. ― Arthur Schopenhauer

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TGIF: Summery

Summery by Karen Gadient, 2016

Another “FingerPaintingFriday”!
Watercolor on cold press watercolor paper.

Enjoy your weekend, friends.:)

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TGIF: Smidgen

Smidgen by Karen Gadient, 2016

Time for “FingerPaintingFriday”!
Watercolor and gouache on chipboard.

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TGIF: Medley

Medley by Karen Gadient, 2015

It’s “FingerPaintingFriday”!
Watercolor on cold press watercolor paper.

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Fragmentary

Fragmentary by Karen Gadient, 2016

Fragmentary. Acrylic and ink on canvas paper with color adjustments after scan. I think black and white sometimes has more power than color, when the texture is right.

It’s a desperately vexatious thing, that after all one’s reflections and quiet determinations, we should be ruled by moods that one can’t calculate on beforehand. ― George Eliot, Adam Bede

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TGIF: Bedaub

Bedaub by Karen Gadient, 2015

Time for “FingerPaintingFriday”!
Watercolor on cold press watercolor paper.

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Standpoint

Standpoint by Karen Gadient, 2016

Standpoint. Pastel, ink, and watercolor on mixed media board.
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My mother used to make paintings like this one and I wanted to try my hand at it, using nearly-primary colors. I like the way it came out!

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
― Joseph Joubert

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