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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
Events and Exibitions
A cappuccino, by definition, has milk. If it didn’t, it wouldn’t be cappuccino; naturally! Cappuccino Barista. Greetings. I’m a coffee barista of limited abilities. I know how to make coffee, espresso and cappuccino. Beyond that, I need to look up the recipes online. And? So, what does that have to do with an art blog? […]
Composing without a plan or preparation, that’s the type of improvisation I’m thinking about. Improvisation In Painting. Greetings! I was thinking about my process for this acrylic study and the word “improvisation” came to mind. Its like riffing on a theme of an espresso cup and pitcher. If musicians can do it, why not painters? […]
Abstracted; its like busting loose or dancing on the edge. Its about “flying” into the unknown. But, you do have a support system defined by experience, intuition and wit. Fortunately! Abstracted! Hi! Today’s painting is my busting loose, abstracted version of yesterday’s still life. Its a little bit intimidating to abstract, but its also […]
Still Painting! The drawing and painting challenge is over. What to do next? Continue painting! Going for 60 plus days! Changing Challenges. Greetings! Yesterday marked the end of the Strada Easel 31 Drawings and Paintings From Life January challenge. And, today is the start of the Saeta Studio’s 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge. […]
I have learned a thing or two, (or three or lots!) over the past 31 days of the #stradaeasel “Drawing and Painting From Life” Challenge. Update: there were about 500 artists participating in the challenge! What fun! I’d like to share my initial impressions of “lessons learned” for doing the challenge. Goal Accomplished! But […]
Reflections Are New. That is to say drawing and painting reflections is something new for me! Intention. Greetings! I’d like to share with you my last three pieces for the #stradaeasel January Drawing and Painting from Life Challenge. What I’d like to talk about is drawing and painting reflections. You see, I do not […]