Foggy Monday, Foggy Week (they say 😊) – Time For Art & a Movie! 01.14.20

Foggy Night Cars 01.13.20 ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Foggy Night Cars 01.13.20 ©Felipe Adan Lerma

Hi everyone! All the Austin weather folk have us boxed in with fog. Good thing Sheila & I took advantage of this past weekend’s unbelievably nice weather 😊 But the change in weather hasn’t slowed us down much, lol! Yesterday we hit Gold’s Gym for a SilverSneakers class, delivered a replacement art piece & picked up two at one of Creative Art Society’s Venues, Urban Hair, then made a quick low-traffic detour to Michael’s and picked up a watercolor kit and watercolor paper pad for the year year old. He seems to have a real affinity for the medium, as seen by the expression on his face, bottom of review ❤️

The afternoon I spent catching up on my various in-progress 6×6 watercolor acrylic wash experiments.

Some have been a disaster, so the good news is I can experiment even more freely with them 😊 This was esp true of an attempt to recreate watercolor effects just via acrylics on a black gesso’d surface. Not a pretty picture, lol!

I’m letting a new mix of Golden’s Soft Tar Gel & 20% water settle to release air bubbles then gonna pour it onto what I hope will be a satisfying solution to this one project. The masking tape “wall” is an idea I got via one of Nancy Reyner’s many acrylic posts. If successful, may mean more of these; we’ll see!

In-Progress 6x6 With Tape Walls for Soft Tar Gel 01.14.20 ©Felipe Adan Lerma
In-Progress 6×6 With Tape Walls for Soft Tar Gel 01.14.20 ©Felipe Adan Lerma

Among fiddling with about 5 6×6 projects, I also cut down foam board to mount 4 new 12×16 prints I hope to take to the Old Bakery & Emporium tomorrow (Wed). My aim is to set up and paint for the 1st time since early last year!

Art Room & 12x16 Prints for Old Bakery & Emporium 01.14.20 ©Felipe Adan Lerma
Art Room & 12×16 Prints for Old Bakery & Emporium 01.14.20 ©Felipe Adan Lerma

This’ll be Playtime’s and Mount Mansfield Sunrise’s first appearance at the Old Bakery 😊

But first, after our morning walk, so then first, lol! We hope to see Daniel Craig’s Knifed Out movie before lunch. It’ll also be our 1st going-out-to movie since 2018 when we took the then 4 year old to an animated film! It was so cold in the theatre we almost had to leave, so we’re taking our coats w/us, even though it’s warmed into the 60s, lol!

Finally, my goal, blog post wise, is still to get some semblance of a post on my various projects. I wanted to do one big post, but it’d be too big I think. So I’ll pick something to focus on. Hopefully 😏

Enjoy everyone! Thanks so much!


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Artist self portrait - photo of Felipe Adan Lerma on converted railway track bike ferry for the Island Line Trail connecting mainland Vermont to South Hero on Lake Champlain.

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