Archives for April 2021

The Life Within

We are pleased to share this week’s blog from OPA Master artist Mary Qian.  Mary will be giving a live demonstration at the upcoming OPA National Convention in Santa Fe, NM, August 24-29, 2021. Tickets and more information will be available ... Read More...

How deep is your space?

Did you know that OPA has been sharing artists’ blog posts for over ten years?  We have an extensive collection available to the public on our website. This summer, OPA will be taking Deep Dives into our archives and sharing our favorite ... Read More...

The Sporting Artist

The Day Ahead by Sam Robinson 24" x 20" - Oil on linen I stumbled into painting the hunt by chance. My meandering path of artistic enthusiasms led me from landscape painting, to a spell as a professional portrait painter, and then, to ... Read More...

Searching for the Sugarman

I Wish I Could I Wish I Might by E. Melinda Morrison 12” x 12” - Egg Tempera on Panel I recently saw for the second time, Searching for Sugarman.  It is a fascinating documentary of a musician, Sixto Rodriguez, who recorded two ... Read More...