Tag Archives: Gouache

Contemplation

Contemplation by Karen Gadient, 2017

Contemplation. Pastel and gouache.

Be careful of your thoughts, they may become words at any moment.
― Iara Gassen

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Tangled Thoughts

Tangled Thoughts by Karen Gadient, 2017

Tangled Thoughts. Ink, gouache, and digital mixed media.

The trouble with our age is all signposts and no destination.
― Louis Kronenberger

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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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Mixed Media Monday: Distraction

Distraction by Karen Gadient, 2017

Distraction. Gouache, watercolor, ink, and digital mixed media.

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. ― Gertrude Stein

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Mixed Media Monday: Changeable

Changeable by Karen Gadient, 2017

Changeable. Acrylic, gouache, and digital mixed media.

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. ― Henri Bergson

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Mixed Media Monday: Festivity

Festivity by Karen Gadient, 2016

Festivity. Gouache, watercolor, and digital mixed media.

Posting a little early this time, while it’s still Christmas-y.
Hope you’re having a happy holiday season!

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. ― Larry Wilde, The Merry Book of Christmas

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Mixed Media Monday: Floating Daydreams

Floating Daydreams by Karen Gadient, 2016

Floating Daydreams. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor, and digital mixed media.

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.
― Theodor Seuss Geisel

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