Hollow, Concave Container




Small Bowl
5 x 5 watercolor on paper
© 2017 Sheila Delgado


The artist is a receptacle for emotions
that come from all over the place:

from the sky,
from the earth,
from a scrap of paper,
from a passing shape,
from a spider’s web.
Pablo Picasso

Painting picture by picture,
I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments.
I painted only memories,
adding nothing, no details that I did not see.
Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.

Edvard Munch








14 thoughts on “Hollow, Concave Container

  1. Nelvia

    I found as I was working on my quote project that not only could these guys express themselves in images, they weren’t too bad when it came to words either. Lovely little bowl and thoughts.

    1. Sheila Post author

      I had so much fun with this, and I want to paint it again. Enjoy Carol, thanks for visiting 🙂

  2. theimpatientpainter

    This is so beautiful – I think it is the simplicity of it. Your line work, delicate shading and love the blues. Hope you will frame this gem!

    1. Sheila Post author

      Thank you Janet 🙂 I have it sitting on my desk, both the painting and the real bowl. It is one of my favorite things, and two of my favorite colors 🙂

  3. Dotty Seiter

    New look at your website! Woke me right up with surprise and delight!

    And SMALL BOWL is stunning in its simplicity, compelling in its sureness of self. Totally love it.

    1. Sheila Post author

      You Like? I am still working out some details. Just a quickie before bed, I love this crooked little bowl. It was fun to paint, and I want to try it again. 🙂


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