Category Archives: Colored Pencil

Barbed Confluence

Barbed Confluence by Karen Gadient, 2017

Barbed Confluence. Acrylic, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
― Edward R. Murrow

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Maybe Tomorrow

Maybe Tomorrow by Karen Gadient, 2017

Maybe Tomorrow. Colored pencil, pastel, acrylic, and digital mixed media.

Every day of our lives we are on the verge of making those changes that would make all the difference. ― Mignon McLaughlin

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Soul Colors

Soul Colors by Karen Gadient, 2017

Soul Colors. Acrylic, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. ― Harvey Fierstein

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Harmonic Roots

Harmonic Roots by Karen Gadient, 2017

Harmonic Roots. Gouache, colored pencil, ink, and digital mixed media.

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
― Robert Redford, Yosemite National Park dedication, 1985

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Bright Basin

Bright Basin by Karen Gadient, 2017

Bright Basin. Watercolor, ink, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. ― Vernon Howard

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Mixed Media Monday: Brisk Flight

Brisk Flight by Karen Gadient, 2017

Brisk Flight. Acrylic, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.
― Thomas Fowell Buxton

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Mixed Media Monday: Rough Seas

Rough Seas by Karen Gadient, 2017

Rough Seas. Watercolor, ink, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ― William Arthur Ward

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