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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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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 3-28, 2017. (The rest of the show is up at Bank RI, 137 Pitman St., Providence, RI, until February 2.) The... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago 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
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8"x8", oil on canvas. Another demo sketch (worked back into) from our bottle painting class. *Winter 2017 Thursday class schedule is posted, click here for info. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at Daily Painting
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30"x40", oil on canvas. One in a series that will be on view in the Bank RI Galleries: January (Pitman St., Providence, RI) and February (downtown) 2017. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Daily Painting
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6"x6", oil on canvas. (Sold.) Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at Daily Painting
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In today's still life class we painted glass bottles. 8"x10" oil on panel. 8"x10", oil on canvas. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Daily Painting
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36"x36", oil on canvas. A commissioned painting inspired by this sketch. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Daily Painting
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20"x16", oil on canvas. One of a series of paintings relating to a commissioned piece. Available on etsy . Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Daily Painting
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The result of today's painting demonstration at Studio Hop, 12"x12", oil on canvas. Thank you so much to everyone who came out. It was a very enjoyable way to spend the afternoon, painting and talking about painting. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Daily Painting
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4"x4", oil on canvas. Available on etsy. (In French its Plaquminier) Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Unfinished fruit tart from Monday's dessert painting class. Oil on canvas, 10"x8". Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at Daily Painting
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10"x8", oil on canvas. Available on etsy. Value studies 1st pass Scrape down I went back into this for the final painting (top). Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Daily Painting
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A pair of mittens E. knitted for my son. Charcoal sketch, value study, color painting (I see now that I lost the proportions of the drawing in the color painting). I never would have painted mittens (too difficult, ambiguous, fuzzy) but a student suggested it. Thank you Carla! Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2016 at Daily Painting
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Little green creamer cup of purple flowers on a narrow ledge. 4"x4", oil on canvas, available on etsy. Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2016 at Daily Painting