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"On The Rocks" Oil Painting By John Stermer

“On The Rocks” Oil Painting By John Stermer

Greetings!  I would like to share with you the John Stermer oil painting “On The Rocks” for your visual pleasure. One thing I particularly like about this painting is the way Dad simplified the rock formations.  Also, I can feel the rhythms of the rock, somewhat like the rhythms of the waves that formed them. …

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Nets Drawing - Maine, Preparatory Drawing

Preparatory Drawing And Painting: “Nets Drying – Maine”

Greetings! I’d like to share with you two pieces of art by John Stermer: a preparatory drawing and the subsequent painting titled “Nets Drying – Maine” (oil, 1980).  He found his subject during one of his trips to Maine. Truth time; I really wanted to post both of these pieces at the same time.  To …

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Kneeling Nun Mountain by John Stermer

Kneeling Nun Mountain – A Favorite Subject

Introducing a Favorite Subject I would like to share with you three versions of one of John Stermer’s favorite subjects: the Kneeling Nun Mountain of Grant County, NM. Background. To explain, the artist (Dad) and his family moved to Grant County, NM in December 1959.  He lived in this southwest corner of New Mexico for …

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Goats: Detail of painting by artist John Stermer

Goats: Father & Daughter Drawings & Paintings

Hi! This is daughter Peggy (Margaret Stermer-Cox) writing.   Recently, my youngest sister Dorothy sent me some images of artwork by my Dad, artist John Stermer.  And, the drawings and painting included goats.   So, on the John Stermer Fine Art Facebook page, I shared some of the goats.  They are so much fun to …

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Scratchboard: Casas Grande Fish Effigy. John Stermer Artist

Scratchboard And Ink: Works in Black And White

Scratchboard: A black ink surfaced cardboard with a white clay undercoat.  Used by artists. Among Favorite Works. Greetings! Some of my favorite works by the artist John Stermer (Dad) are his drawings on black and white scratchboard (also referred to as scraper-board).  Furthermore, I think it was just fun for him to create these pieces. …

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