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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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Standing on the pebble beach of the scuba cove at Fort Wetherill, Jamestown, RI. Thinking of Jochim Sorolla. 8"x10", oil on canvas panel, available here. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Daily Painting
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From last Friday at Beavertail. After our morning class I set up on one of the paths, I have been wanting to paint here for years! It was idyllic: the sounds of the ocean, leaves in the breeze and children playing, the smell of beach roses, and my paintbox. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Daily Painting
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6"x8", oil on panel. Available here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Yesterday's painting demonstration at Studio Hop with Peonies and Lavender from my garden. 8"x10", oil on canvas. Thank you to everyone who came out, it was a pleasure to talk with you! Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Daily Painting
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Daily Painting
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8"x6", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Daily Painting
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We had the most perfect day yesterday painting in Jamestown, RI. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Available for purchase online here. In front of a landscape painting on a patterned cloth. I have been enjoying Julian Merrow-Smith's peonies. See more of his work here. These are 12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Daily Painting
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11"x14", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Another of the Buntings 6"x6", oil on canvas Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Monumental stack of cookies for dessert painting class this week. 8"x10", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Daily Painting
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First pass: Final draft 6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Daily Painting
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The sprinkles were my son's idea and they make the painting! From a class on cupcakes. 6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Daily Painting
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A bright bird for a rainy day (its pouring here in Providence, RI). My friend Susie pointed this unreal-looking little one out to me and suggested I paint it. Looks as though I have made it up! 6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Daily Painting
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There really is such a thing. 6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. This morning's painting class was an homage to Emily Eveleth and Wayne Thiebaud. Here's the process: drawing reverse to trace transferred drawing onto (partially) pink ground color first pass scrape down the final is at the top. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Daily Painting
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My neighbor brought over these beautiful, carefully constructed cookies yesterday for Easter. 10"x8", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Forth Weatherill, RI. Thinking about landscape in anticipation of a painting course in Jamestown and trying to access a simple, fresh approach to light, color and composition. The course runs Fridays 9AM-12PM, May 26-June 16, more information and registration here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Daily Painting
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20"x24", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Daily Painting
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8"x10", oil on canvas Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Daily Painting
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Imagining possible compositions, shapes and color ideas for an 8 week dessert painting class (at the Handicraft Club). Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Daily Painting
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This one is for Art House Charlotte, 12"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 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 Mar 22, 2017 at Daily Painting