Category Archives: Creativity

Bend the Rules

Bend the Rules by Karen Gadient, 2018

Bend the Rules. Gouache, pastel, acrylic, colored pencil, and digital mixed media.

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
― Robin Williams

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Wander About

Wander About by Karen Gadient, 2018

Wander About. Digital painting.

My schedule’s changed a bit and that’s challenged my blogging habits. I’ve got two half-finished mixed media pieces that aren’t ready to share. In the meanwhile, I’ve been getting loose with some entirely digital paintings again. This is one of them, and I hope it gives you a smile. πŸ™‚ Happy February!

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. ― Ambrose Bierce

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Purple Perspective

Purple Perspective by Karen Gadient, 2017

Purple Perspective. Gouache and digital mixed media.

My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud. ― Henry Rollins

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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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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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