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Mingus Musing

 

Sunrise Pops. SMD 2019

Sunrise Pops. SMD 2019

 

Just Another Mingus Day. SMD 2019

Just Another Mingus Day. SMD 2019

 

Serenity. SMD 2019

Serenity. SMD 2019

 

Storm's End. SMD 2019

Storm’s End. SMD 2019

 

Weather is giving us spectacular views. I have art to post, a couple of pieces. They need to be scanned though, so I thought I’d share these views I have hoarded. Roughly a week’s worth.

I mentioned before the Liberate Your Art postcard exchange has been cancelled this year. Kat Sloma does such a fabulous job of hosting the swap. Life has other wonderful plans for Kat, and the time intensive event had to be crossed of her to do list.

I plan to send out cards to those of you that swapped with me last year. I have about 25 on the list. There is no obligation for anyone to swap with me in return. If you think you would like to, contact me by email, or here in a comment.

I thought it would be fun to send a card to Kat as well, and decorate the envelope as we often do for her. Should be a nice surprise don’t you think.

Jacinta Moore posted on Instagram that she would like to swap this year, and a MINILYA has begun. Reach out to her if you would like to add your name. Someone asked if they could be handmade cards. I think that would be a fun change to include both handmade, and printed cards.

I am thinking of sending my cards out mid to late March. They will be printed. I send cards out to family and friends, and internet friends that don’t take part in LYA. Too many to make by hand at once.

Looking forward to hearing what you think!

Happy day to you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#WorldWatercolorMonth #24 – #27

 

#24 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

#24 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

 

#25 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

#25 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

The sky in these first two is Winsor & Newton Professional watercolor Cerulean Blue, Series 3. This is the Cerulean I placed in my revamped sketch box. I’m not liking this blue. It seems dull, and a little sad. Maybe it was just me sad, that this color was not the vibrant color I had used on all my Mingus skies.

You might not see a difference here. The fact that there is so much white in the sky, is a sign of how well, it does NOT scan. I scanned these three times. And then spent time in Photoshop trying to get the sky blue to show true.  On the paintings, there is very little white in the sky

 

#26 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

#26 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

There’s blue sky! Another difference I can see now, is that the Cerulean in the first two, is more sedimentary. You can see the texture of the paper more, because the paint has settled in the valleys. Here, the skies are smooth and clean. And BLUE.

 

#27 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

#27 WWM. 4 x 5 in. watercolor on Strathmore 140 lb. cold pressed paper. © 2018 Sheila Delgado.

 

#WorldWatercolorMonth Calendar

This month has flown by. I am so glad I did not pass up the opportunity to continue daily painting. Painting in a journal made it so much less intimidating. These were “quick” sketches, not full paintings.

I know for a fact, that I will not paint daily next month. My to-do list needs attention before the September 30 in 30 challenge. I do have a few in mind though, that I want to get done. Anyone else planning on doing the September challenge?

 

I shared this sunrise on Instagram, some of you have already seen it. WOW! It just knocked my socks off again. Ha-ha. I took way too many shots of this. And the first one was the best. How lucky was that.

Enjoy your day! Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Mingus sunrise 7-23-18. SMD

Mingus sunrise 7-23-18. SMD