Archives for May 2013

Classical (Classic) Realism- Part 1

A three-part series that highlights the origins and resurgence of Classic Realism and its importance to the 21st century artist. It was in college that I decided to become an artist. How to achieve that goal, well, I assumed the college ... Read More...

Making Your Own Linen Panels

Commercially made linen or cotton canvas panels are available, and they are very nice. However, making them yourself will save you money and they really don’t take very long to make. Here are the materials that you will need with step by ... Read More...

A Week Painting at Scottsdale Art School with Milt Kobayashi

Nancy Boren was the proud winner of the $500 Shirl Smithson Scholarship. Click here to learn more about the Shirl Smithson Scholarship. Last December, I was fortunate to be selected for a $500 scholarship from OPA to use toward ... Read More...

Party Hearty! For the Fourth Year, American Art Collector Sponsors a Great Shindig!

Friday night at the OPA national exhibition, American Art Collector (AAC) magazine will throw a party to be remembered. This year’s will take up Texas flavor and go all out—great food and music under the stars at Pat’s Hall, a historic ... Read More...

Southwest Art adds flair to the 22nd Annual National Exhibition

One of the top sponsors for Oil Painters of America’s national exhibition in Fredericksburg, TX, May 15-19, is Southwest Art magazine. Always quick to jump on the bandwagon and support fine artists and their work, they are once again ... Read More...