Continuing on with the theme of green, this is a small watercolor painting I did in 2006. The subject is a valley in Southern Oregon and is based on a drawing I did on location. I liked the long view in front of the buildings across the valley. And, typical of this area, I like […]
About the Painting Its about the greens in a young forest. I painted this piece in 2005; its one of my favorites. It was one of my early experiments with abstraction and mixed watermedia. I used traditional watercolor paint and acrylic.
The Challenge Welcome to a retrospective of paintings in green! Why? My friend and artist Ethel Forsberg from Visby, Sweden, challenged me to participate in the "Art Relay Race" on Facebook.
Opinionated Student I once read that children of artists sometimes have trouble being an art student; they can be the hardest to teach drawing and painting. I can relate. I grew up in the household of an artist, my Dad, John H. Stermer. I have strong opinions about drawing, painting, art in general and my own […]