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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
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This one is for Art House Charlotte, 12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Daily Painting
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The still life set up for today's class, inspired by Sydney Licht's quarter stack paintings. 4"x4", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Daily Painting
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The peonies and geranium leaves fromThursday, this time 9"x12". (oil on canvas) Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Daily Painting
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Daily Painting
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12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Yellow flowers on a snowy day- I began this painting last fall, of marigolds from the garden, finished them off today while the snow falls here in Providence. Available on etsy. First draft below. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Today I spent most of my painting time on a bouquet of marigolds begun last fall. Then took a break for this little one, 4"x4", oil on panel. It is available on etsy. Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Reconstructed kitchen table with pink tulips, apple, marmalade, Imari bowl and winter branches through the window. I began this one in class and returned to work from a sketch ad a reference photo. 11"x14", oil on canvas. Value study. First pass. Second pass. Final painting. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Value study First pass. Second pass. 11"x14", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Daily Painting
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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 Feb 19, 2017 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