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I’m Margaret Stermer-Cox and I’m a watercolor painter.
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Coming To Terms With Simplifying. Greetings! I’m still thinking about this idea of simplifying. In this article, I speculate about where the concept of simplifying fits in the composition lexicon for drawing and painting. Mini Workshop Coming Up. Yes, this is the kind of thing I contemplate on from time to time. And, if you […]
Plunge, as in just go for it; dive in and give your all. Painting Is Like Taking A Plunge. Greetings! As I near the end of #30paintingsin30days challenge, I find myself thinking about painting and taking plunges. And, it all applies to a painting about stacked espresso cups. Conversation With Dad. What? To explain, I […]
MO: Modus Operandi, that is to say one’s artistic style or approach. Three Challenge Paintings. Greetings! Its Day 26 of the #30paintingsin30days challenge hosted by Leslie Saeta Studios. With today’s painting I’m including the work from the last two days. And, as I look at the paintings and see the different styles, I wonder about […]
Blogging; it just occurred to me that this challenge has been almost as much about writing these blog post as it has been about painting. That is, at least for me. Day 23: “Espresso Timer-V3”. Greetings! Welcome to day 23 of #30paintingsin30days. And, for today, I present another version of “Espresso Time-R”. This time, the […]
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 […]