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!
And if you would like to see my works, a visit to Dancing Clouds Gallery – my online art gallery – is called for! Just click on the link in the menu above. And, Thanks!
Fun: Something that brings pleasure, enjoyment or entertainment (noun). Happy New Year! Hi! I realized a couple of days ago that I had yet to post to my blog this 2019! Goodness gracious and happy new year! And, why am I so slow? Drawing Too Important To Be Fun? I also had a thought that […]
Painting is about problem solving; kind of like one and one equals two. That is to say, you work until problems are solved and the painting is in balance. Problem Solving & Painting. Greetings! Today I’d like to talk a bit about problem solving and painting. Not sure I’ve done so before. I will use […]
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 […]
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 […]