Archives for December 2012

Stylistic Unity

Two years ago I had my work critiqued through Oil Painters of America.  Todd Williams was the  Signature Member who looked at images of ten of my current paintings.  He gave me some very helpful insight into my work and useful  suggestions. ... Read More...

Fall 2012 OPA Online Showcase Winners

We are proud to present to you the Fall 2012 OPA Online Showcase winners. The OPA Online Showcase is a digital exhibition offered in the spring, summer and fall. While some shows are open to both Associate and Signature members, the Fall ... Read More...

5 Stages of Painting

Artists know that, in spite of what people think, creating a good painting is not a day on the playground. Some days are easier that others, but mostly it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance to get what you want to say on the ... Read More...

Challenging Painter’s Block

Here’s a few ideas to think about whenever you get a creative block and find you ‘just can’t paint right now.’ There’s no guarantees, but they just might work, so it could be worth a try… 1. Paint your favorite drink – whether it’s a cup ... Read More...

2012 National Show Winners Spotlight

This week we're featuring some of our top 2012 National Juried Exhibition Winners by sharing their biographies and winning paintings.   Jeff Legg OPAM Master Signature Gold Award Winner Jeff Legg, a native of Missouri studied ... Read More...