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Margaret Owen
Providence, RI
I am an artist living in Providence, RI.
Interests: More fully integrating artistic practice with daily life.
Recent Activity
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At Studio Hop this week. 14"x11", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Daily Painting
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Wednesday afternoon studio painting class demo. 14"x11", oil on canvas. Roses with process shots and reference. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Daily Painting
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Here's the finished painting of my latest Juniper Blue Studio Juniper Blue collaboration. 11"x14", oil on canvas. This one will be at Studio Hop June 20. I'll be at Studio Hop for an oil painting demonstration Sunday June 24 from 12-5PM along with recent paintings. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Daily Painting
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There are spots available in my Wednesday afternoon summer painting classes, instruction in oil. More info here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at Daily Painting
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I brought my art studio into the livingroom to paint these peonies from the garden. On a Simrane tablecloth I brought back from Paris. 12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at Daily Painting
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From last week's class at Fort Wetherill in Jamestown. Below are thumbnail sketches and a value study. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Daily Painting
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This Peony will be at Studio Hop. 4"x4", oil on 2" deep panel-box. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Daily Painting
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On display now at Sheldon Fine Art in Newport, RI. 4"x4", oil on 2" deep panel box. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Daily Painting
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I worked back into this bouquet from earlier in the season. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Roses at the Marche aux Fleures Île Saint-Louis, gouache on 7/8" panel, 10"x 8". Available here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Elizabeth and I are celebrating our birthdays in Paris this year. I bought these "Juliette" Roses with entisque (?) on the rue des Saints-Pères. Gouache on cradled panel. Available here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Daily Painting
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These Peonies were delivered to Sheldon Fine Art today. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Daily Painting
Posted May 25, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Elizabeth and I will be in Paris on Saturday. I've been thinking back on other trips and made these 4"x4's. Last week a collector asked me about a watercolor sketch I did of a woman in red in the Degas room at the Musee d'Orsay (next to the Bellelli Family).... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Daily Painting
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4"x4", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Last week in class I fond myself explaining why I would move an object up and to the left and light it on the right. Also a student asked why I made the choice to soften the contrast with some stripes rather than enhance the contrast. These discussions brought to... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Demos from studio painting class. Thumbnail sketches, charcoal composition map and a couple of stages. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on panel. One in a series that will be on display at Sheldon Fine Art in Newport RI at the end of this month. Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Click here to read my first collector's newsletter and see the painting that launched a new pathway. Last week I spoke with collector Amy Strachman about why she began collecting original art, her favorite galleries and what art means to her at this point in her life. Here is one... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Here is what's on my easel(s) this week and last; several iterations (from 4"x4" to 40"x30") of a stunning bouquet by Florista Moriah Harris of Juniper Blue Studio. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at Daily Painting
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My Wednesday morning students are spending two weeks on a table top still life with more than our usual amount of negative space. Here are some similarly composed paintings and links to enjoy. Matisse, Lemons on a Pewter Plate, 1926 (reworked in 1929). Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 26... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Spring bouquet, some process shots and a photo of the reference. 12"x12", oil on canvas. Ranunculus, Peonies, clementine and tiny Moroccan box. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Last week a student asked if I had instructions for transferring a drawing to canvas. I do! Here is a slideshow demonstration of my still life process including composition sketch, transfer, value study, painting in color and some palette shots along with a photograph of my subject. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Daily Painting
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Still life painters and paintings on my mind. Below are some images I pulled to look over with my students: When looking up Dianna Armfield at Browse & Darby I was delighted to find Anthony Eyton and Isobel Brigham. Elizabeth recently sent me this wonderful video of Dianna Armfield speaking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Daily Painting
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4"x4", oil on panel for Daffodil Days at Sheldon Fine Art in Newport, RI. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Daily Painting