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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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6"x6", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Daily Painting
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16"x20", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at Daily Painting
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Oil on canvas, 12"x12". Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at Daily Painting
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The first pass below (which was followed by a scrape down) and the finish above. From a morning in Marrakech when Peyton and I went through the Place des Ferblantiers with its many lantern shops. The bright copper discs hung from the orange tree and sunlight came filtering through the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Daily Painting
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This is a detail from a larger painting. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Daily Painting
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The view looking toward downtown and Westminster St., Providence. Form a sketch and photos taken early last month. 6"x6", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Daily Painting
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Neutral study, 6"x6", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Daily Painting
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Another study of children at play. Oil on canvas, 10"x30". Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Daily Painting
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A study for a painting to group with portraits, oil on canvas, 24"x12" Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Daily Painting
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Right now in the studio I am working on a large painting. Here are a few of the visual ideas kicking around in my head. Watercolor on paper, 9"x9". Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Daily Painting
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More clementines from Morocco in a Moroccan dish. Because Mikel announced "orange is my color!" and I thought, "why not more wonderful orange?". 12"x12", oil on canvas. (Here is the same dish, with prickly pear fruits, sketched with E. in watercolor.) Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at Daily Painting
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Looking into a crate of clementines (from Morocco even!), 6"x6", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Daily Painting
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Working out the specifics for a larger piece(as here). 12"x9", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Daily Painting
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In the little aqua cup. 6"x6", oil on panel. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at Daily Painting
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11"x12", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on panel. From a photograph I took last fall on Alumni Ave. looking toward Hope High School. Sunny counterpoint to the snow snow snow here now. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Daily Painting
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3. 2. 1. Inspired by my friend Emily Hildebrand who included me in a three paintings a day challenge. My time hasn't allowed for exactly that this past few days but the invitation did help me do three studies of these anemones, where before I felt I only had time... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at Daily Painting
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Daily Painting
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One evening last week , just after watching the sun go down from the roof of our hotel in Boughrar- listening to the evening prayers, watching the storks fly into their nest nearby-I stood in the darkened stairwell of our hotel which afforded a view of the little market across... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on panel. I hesitated to paint this apple because all that variation in local color threatened to break up the form. And then realized that was an excellent reason to try it. (The apple is now in my son's lunchbox.) Later today I will be at the RISD... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at Daily Painting
Margaret Owen added a favorite at Suzzart Journals- living life one page at a time
Jan 21, 2015
Margaret Owen added a favorite at Suzzart Journals- living life one page at a time
Jan 21, 2015
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10"x8", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on panel. This on has been on the easel for the past couple of weeks, waiting patiently for a few minutes of attention here and there. I used a photograph from a day back in December when my family went hiking in the woods. I like how the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Daily Painting