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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.
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I've been grappling for several days with a larger painting with lots of objects, including tulips, unable to resolve much. Tonight I singled out this one to get a little relief. 4"x4", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Daily Painting
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I finished this painting which is now hanging at Studio Hop. (I originally intended as part of the show on display at the Turks Head branch of Bank RI Galleries, but wasn't quite ready to let it go for that one.) February 27, 7:00PM at Weaver Library I'll present a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Daily Painting
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10"x8", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Daily Painting
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First pass below. With AM class cancelled I painted our slated subject on my own, deeply satisfying. 10"x8", oil on canvas. Yes that is a little snow peeking through underneath. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Scrape down after first pass (above) and final (below). 8"x10", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Another pass on the rocky cove painting (watercolor sketch here). (Ocean students: I have added this image to the class process notes) Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Daily Painting
A student mentioned painter Ken Auster and his process videos! Click on the words to see the links. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Daily Painting
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9"x12", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Daily Painting
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20"x16", oil on canvas. Available on etsy. This grew out of a study for a commission, inspired by birch and oak foliage in my neighborhood one sunny autumn day. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Daily Painting
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12"x12", oil on canvas, available on etsy. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Daily Painting
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5"x7", oil on clayboard. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Daily Painting
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9"x12", oil on canvas. Demo from ocean painting class, rocky cove at Beavertail. (Class schedule here.) Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2017 at Daily Painting
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A crop from a 30"x40" oil painting I am working on that will likely be part of the show at Bank RI, 1 Turks Head Plaza, Providence, RI, February 2-28, 2017. (The rest of the show is up at Bank RI, 137 Pitman St., Providence, RI, until February 2.) The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Satsuma demo from today's still life painting class. We began with a 2" thumbnail sketch to get a feel for the shapes and values. Made a composition sketch on tracing paper which we transferred to our canvas, then went straight to color. Below is a photo of my scraped down... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Daily Painting
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12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at Daily Painting
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After Sorolla, 8"x10", oil on canvas panel. From today's ocean painting class. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Jardin des Plantes, 40"x30", oil on canvas for the Bank RI Show. From this visit. For more information contact Paula Martiesian at Bank RI Galleries by email or phone, 401.574.1330. Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at Daily Painting
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20"x24", oil on canvas. Another for the exhibition in January/February. Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Another of the in-progress, large-scale garden paintings (30"x40"). Based on this composition from Delacroix's garden. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at Daily Painting
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10"x8", oil on canvas.Thursday's painting class demo, first pass (above), second pass (below). Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at Daily Painting
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30"x40", oil on canvas. Composition study here. For the Bank RI shows, January 5- March 1, 2017. Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Lemon tart,4"x4", oil on cradled panel. (With these fabrics which I have enjoyed so much and that take on a slightly different appearance with each painting.) Available here. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at Daily Painting
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30"x40", oil on canvas, a composition based on Delacroix's garden. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Vietnamese Hat: painters in the garden, 30"x40", oil on canvas. This will be on display at the Bank RI Galleries January 5-February 2 (Pitman St., Providence, RI) and February 3-March 1 (downtown) 2017. For more information contact Paula Martiesian at Bank RI Galleries by email or phone (401)574-1330. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2016 at Daily Painting