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I’m Margaret Stermer-Cox and I’m a watercolor painter.
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Simplify: To clarify; to make easier to understand. Just Thinking! Greetings! I have been thinking about how to “simplify” lately and how the term applies to creating paintings. You see, I have a mini workshop coming up with the Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO) this fall. Why Simplify? But, what do we mean by simplification […]
Heartened, as in feeling encouraged, elated and (nearly always) cheerful. Happy Valentine’s Day! Good News. I am so pleased to say that my watercolor painting “Three Minute Egg V11” was juried in to the Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO) Spring Experimental Exhibition. The Juror is Ms. Fran Larsen, an artist I have long admired. Its […]
Its cheerful; its colorful; and its Stermer-Cox artwork at the Grove Building, Ashland Parks and Recreation. Art Show. Greetings! I am pleased to announce that my husband Robert and I hung fourteen of my paintings yesterday at the above mentioned Grove Building, 1195 East Main St., Ashland OR. You may see the artwork during business […]
Musing: A period of reflection or thought. A Day For Musing. Greetings! Its a lovely Sunday afternoon. Its one of those days where the weather is unsettled, snow, then sun, then gray again. I caught myself in a state of musing as I stared out the window. I love the quiet of this time of […]
On using a limited palette, good idea or bad idea? Or, just an idea? Intentions. Greetings! I read an article today titled “Why Limit Your Palette?” by artist Paul Foxton of the website “Learning to See”. I took away two points from the article I’d like to explore. One is the value of challenging one’s […]
The horse is one of my most consistent, long term subjects. And, here I am, drawing horses again! Day #9 = Horse Study. Greetings! It is indeed Day Nine of the #30paintingsin30days hosted by Leslie Seata Fine Art. Today’s piece is another in a long line of drawings and paintings featuring a horse as subject. […]
My “big idea” or intentions: use line as the dominate design feature; subordinate shape. Another Cappuccino Variation. Greetings! Its Day 8 of the #30paintingsin30days challenge hosted by Leslie Saeta Studios! And, its another version of my cappuccino cup and frothing pitcher. The fun thing about working variations on a theme is that I never know […]