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I’m Margaret Stermer-Cox and I’m a watercolor painter.
This blog is about art. It’s about my paintings and events; abstract art discussions, art history, etc. You get the idea: anything ART! Please, join me!
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Events and Exibitions
An invitation to see painting “Three Minute Egg #12” as one of 80 water-media paintings in the WSO Spring 2019 Experimental Exhibition! About the Exhibition. Greetings! I am happy to say that my painting “Three Minute Egg #12” is showing in the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Spring 2019 Experimental Exhibition. My painting is one of […]
It has been a busy year so far! I have been doing some volunteer work with the Watercolor Society of Oregon, for example. Plus, I took artist Sarah F. Burns‘ “Anatomy for Artists” drawing class. The class was intense, challenge and wonderful; a good learning experience. But, no matter how busy I get, I keep […]
Celtic: Referring to Northwest Europe where Celtic culture and language survive. Annual Celtic Celebration. Greetings! It is that time again. That is, it is almost time for the Rogue Gallery and Art Center’s Celtic Celebration’s Art Show in Medford, OR. Not surprisingly, the Celtic Celebration coincides with St. Patrick’s Day. The Celtic Celebration is also […]
Fun: Something that brings pleasure, enjoyment or entertainment (noun). Happy New Year! Hi! I realized a couple of days ago that I had yet to post to my blog this 2019! Goodness gracious and happy new year! And, why am I so slow? Drawing Too Important To Be Fun? I also had a thought that […]
Pattern: it is about repeating lines, colors, shapes, values and sizes in a painting. Reviewing Work For A Portfolio. I have been preparing a portfolio of my work for submission to the print literary magazine Cascadia Subduction Zone. In the process, I was looking at some of my works that I haven’t thought about in […]
The “Meaning” Question. A fellow artist, Sandra Neary, asked me about the meaning of this still life composition. In particular, why is the egg larger than the rabbit? Dinosaur Egg & Pygmy Rabbit? Well, all sorts of silly responses bounced around my head. For instance, what if the egg were a dinosaur egg and the […]
Research, that is to say my investigation and study into what it means to “simplify” a design in drawing and painting. Building A Knowledge Base. Hi! Over the past few months, I’ve been looking for articles on the topic of simplification. That is, I’ve been trying to find out what simplification is all about. You […]