Hello! And welcome to my blog!
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
Surprise – as in something unexpected. Different Intentions… Greetings! Yes, today’s painting is a bit of a surprise to me! To explain, my intention was to create a painting with my frothing pitcher, espresso cup and timer. I had an image in my mind as I started drawing with the paint brush on my paper. […]
Center of interest – that is the area that I would like you to look at in a drawing or painting. Put another way, it attracts your attention. “Cappuccino V9”. Greetings! And, here we are at day 21 of #30paintingsin30days! Add to that the ninth cappuccino study! Is it getting to feel routine to you? […]
Cool blue; too much of a good thing? Day 20: Its Blue-ish! Greetings! Its day 20 of the #30paintingsin30days challenge. At the moment, I’m looking at today’s piece and its mainly blue. You see, I’m wondering, am I going through a “blue period”? It is February after all and here in southern Oregon, the days […]
Alla Prima, an Italian word which means getting a painting done in one session or before the painting dries. One Session Painting! Greetings! Today’s painting was an exercise in “getting in done – now!” To explain, I usually work my paintings over multiple sessions. In between, the painting is allowed to dry. Furthermore, my mind […]
What I’m learning today: how to paint with watercolors while standing at an easel. Learning: Watercolor & Vertical Easel. Greetings! And, may I say there is much to be learned while painting on paper held vertical by an easel. My usual mode is more horizontal. What do you need to learn, you might ask. How […]
Cartoons, comics and funnies; I’ve loved them for almost as long as I can remember. My Cartoons. Greetings! Today I would like to share with you a couple of the cartoon characters I’ve drawn in the past few years. To explain, from time to time I create cartoons, usually for special occasions and with specific […]