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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.
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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 5 days ago 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
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6"x6", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Daily Painting
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The peonies and geranium leaves fromThursday, this time 9"x12". (oil on canvas) Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 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