Category Archives: Colored Pencil

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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Mixed Media Monday: Indefinite

Indefinite by Karen Gadient, 2017

Indefinite. Acrylic, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
― Edward R. Murrow

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Mixed Media Monday: Impetus

Impetus by Karen Gadient, 2017

Impetus. Watercolor, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not, the New Year will bring new opportunities.
― Michael Josephson

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Commotion

Commotion by Karen Gadient, 2016

Commotion. Acrylic, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

Just something I did as a bit o’ stress relief. Hope your week has been going along smoothly. Time to make another pot of tea…

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. ― Ludwig Börne

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