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Seeking Passage

Seeking Passage by Karen Gadient, 2017

Seeking Passage. Gouache and digital mixed media.

The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a pirate.
― Bern Williams

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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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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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Winter Cove : KarPaiTwenMo 4 Art Marathon #16

Winter Cove by Karen Gadient, 2016

Winter Cove. Watercolor, pencil, and water-soluble pastel, with digital postwork.

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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First Light : KarPaiTwenMo 4 Art Marathon #14

First Light by Karen Gadient, 2016

First Light. Watercolor, ink, marker, and pencil, with digital postwork.

Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose
From out night’s gray and cloudy sheath;
Softly and still it grows and grows,
Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.
― Susan Coolidge, “The Morning Comes Before The Sun”

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Serendipity : KarPaiTwenMo 4 Art Marathon #13

Serendipity by Karen Gadient, 2016

Serendipity. Watercolor and pencil on cold press watercolor paper.

There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.
― Elizabeth Lawrence

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