Archives for June 2021

Loosen Up

Wandering by Dan Schultz30" x 30" - Oil I have heard many artists say they wish they could loosen up in their work. Certainly, many of us aspire to create paintings that look effortless, but we find that doing so is easier said than ... Read More...

Ask Albert May 2020

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

Nap Time Painting

Casting by David Boyd Jr OPA18" x 24" - Oil If your 2020 calendar looked like mine, it was packed with paint-outs, workshops, and gallery openings, as well as family and social obligations. Part of that was, what I thought, a “healthy ... Read More...

It’s Show Time!

In my humble opinion, OPA’s annual National Show is simply the best exhibition of art in the world.  How’s that for a superlative!  OK, perhaps it is matched by other shows, but never bettered.  Spectacular work depicting ... Read More...