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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
Maybe a touch of gentle humor is just what’s needed. A Need For Humor. Greetings! I’d like to share with you a some thoughts on humor, composition and Ms. LemonDrop. To explain, I seem to find a bit of humor irresistible from time to time. In a way, I think this penchant for adding whimsical […]
Today’s painting is a good example of how I find subject matter I had a story I wanted to tell, but didn’t know what building would help me tell that story.
“I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. ” -Pablo Picasso Day five of 30 paintings in 30 days. I am burnt siena, ultramarine blue and Cubist today. What else?
Why Not? The day was beautiful, the light just right, so why not paint outside? Exactly! And, off I went to visit my hometown railroad depot for a session of watercolor painting. I have drawn it before as part of my “Drawing Talent” project, but had not painted the depot.
Going For It & Improvising Sometimes success is showing up and going for it. That’s how today’s post feels. This is another portrait improvisation. I try to start and finish in one sitting, which is not my usual approach. For me, this is a test of wits. I have to be able to think on […]
Day Two: Lady With Wavy Hair Hair; aren’t our attitudes about it interesting? This lady’s hair reminds me of 1950 styles. Plus, for those of us who lived through it, the 60s saw quite the experimentation in hair for men. What are your thoughts?
Its About Production I’m embarking on a watercolor painting adventure for the month of September. Who knows, maybe it will become a habit? I’ve signed up to participate in Leslie Saeta’s “Thirty Paintings in 30 Days” and today is day one. Why accept the challenge? Production – its a numbers game; the more you produce, […]