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Margaret Owen
Providence, RI
I am an artist living in Providence, RI. I post paintings here and also at moveable paintbox with Elizabeth Hutchinson.
Interests: More fully integrating artistic practice with daily life.
Recent Activity
I now have a thumbnail sketching tutorial online at RISD Museum Manual. I hope you enjoy it! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Daily Painting
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The boys took turns burying each other in the sand. 5"x7", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Daily Painting
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Still life with Brioches (on the left is the Alsatian version called a Kouglof). I worked back into these paintings, begun in Paris. 8"x10", gouache on cradled panel, varnished. The two below (Lilac, Euphorb, Peonies-pink and red- and a fiery red/fuchsia fluffy something made up the bouquet) are available at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Daily Painting
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12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Yellow plums, peonies, delphinium and eucalyptus with Judy Jackson's ceramics and fabrics from France. I spent this afternoon painting at Studio Hop. It was a pleasure to talk with everyone, see old friends and meet new ones, many thanks to all who came out. I have posted a watercolor sketch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Daily Painting
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36"x48", oil on canvas. I'll be at Studio Hop this Sunday from 12-5PM doing a painting demonstration, from preliminary sketches to a finished oil painting, in conjunction with a show of my work from the last 3 years. I hope you can join us! If you'd like a price list... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Another little gouache painting from Paris, on the Seine near the Jardin des Plantes. 5"x7", gouache on gessoed panel. Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Daily Painting
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5"x7", watercolor on aquaboard painted at the Jardin des Plantes last Friday afternoon. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Daily Painting
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From sketches in Delacroix's garden, 8"x10", gouache on clay board. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Gouache on clayboard, 8"x10. Peonies, lilacs, Euphorb from a flower shop on the Rue des Saints-Peres, brioche, a little thing called a kougloff on Indian patterned fabric from Simrane. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Stack of books with eyeglasses,10"x8", demo sketch and mostly finished monochrome study from Monday's oil painting class. Color study scheduled for may 23. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Daily Painting
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8"x8", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. Available here. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Available on etsy. Foreshortened bananas on a striped cloth. 12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Available for purchase on etsy. From today's class, 8"x10", oil on canvas, raw sienna ground, value study on canvas panel. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Daily Painting
Posted Apr 23, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Water glass on a patterned cloth against a dark background, 8"x10", oil on canvas panel. Demo from yesterday's oil painting class. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at Daily Painting
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14"x18", oil on canvas. (I've posted a watercolor painting of these from a different point of view here.) Available for purchase online here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Daily Painting
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From last thursday's oil painting class. (More information about art classes here.) Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas, a demo sketch from today's class. Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at Daily Painting
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The subject of today's oil painting class. Value study above, color study below. 10"x8", oil on canvas panel. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Daily Painting
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10"x8", oil on canvas, and a value study. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Daily Painting
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8"x10", oil on canvas, this week's oil painting class subject, inspired by Duane Keiser. (Quick value study on a white canvas panel-no ground color.) Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at Daily Painting