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OPAS Endorsed Events

OPAS Endorsed Event

Plein Air Workshops with Robert Strickland

Various dates and locations.

The focus of the workshops are on shape, value, edge, design, colour and temperature.

OPAS members receive a 15% discount.

Click here for more information.

Recent Blog Entries

  • We are starting Plein Air Sunday meetups in the Georgetown area. If you are interested email me and I will let you know where we decide to paint! Yours in art, Sheila
  • Quick report and a look from our first paint out of 2017. The location was perfect choice for a cold day. I settled in the biggest of five buildings, I call it the "banana hall" because of its tall banana trees. As usual, when painting in public we can expect  strangers to c...
  • February 28, 2016
    Posted by L. Michael Labiak
    Looking forward to painting with the Ontario Plein Air Society. Hope to discover new and inspiring painting locations. Can't wait to develop a camaraderie with these fellow plein air painters. We are all painters of the light.

Welcome to the website of the Ontario Plein Air Society (OPAS)

If you are a plein air artist practicing in Ontario, then you should be a member of OPAS. OPAS is the one central organizing body for plein air artists in this province. By joining and participating, you help raise the profile of plein air painting in Ontario and beyond.

This site allows you as a member to post paint-outs, events, competitions and, of course, your own work for all to see.

It's easy to join. Click the join link to the left of the screen and fill in the forms that follow. Membership is $30 per year.

None artists are welcome to browse through the art in this site. There a a large number of very acoplished artists here who regularily sell their art to the public. 

What's New

  • KeithThirgood
    KeithThirgood created a new event:
    • April 18
  • Ted Yao
    Ted YaoSheila Mitchell: Sheila
    I have a fairly complete woodworking shop in my basement and could take a try at fixing your Julian easel.
    Ted Yao
    • April 16
  • KeithThirgood
    KeithThirgood added 3 photo(s) to the album Paintings 2015-2016:
    Charlevoix Shore
    Rocks, Port aux Persil
    Windswept Tree, Killarney
    • April 15
  • KeithThirgood
    KeithThirgood added a new photo to the album Keith's Older Photos:
    • April 14
  • KeithThirgood
    KeithThirgood added a new photo to the album Keith's Older Photos:
    • April 14
  • Birte Hella
    Birte HellaKeithThirgood: Hi, Keith, I like the new site. Also love my photos of my work, except they are not mine... I don't know how to contact the artist to whom they belong, although I just clicked to befriend. Help.
    • April 13
  • Sheila Mitchell
    Sheila Mitchell wrote a new blog entry:
    • April 12
  • Wendy Bermingham
    Wendy Bermingham added 3 photo(s) to the album Untitled Album:
    Footloose and Fancy Free 8x10 o/p
    Miller Lash House 8x8 o/p
    9x12 o/p
    • April 12
  • Dalibor Dejanovic
    Dalibor Dejanovic shared Dalibor Dejanovic's event. Come out and paint at this great location on April 30th!
    Scarborough Bluffs Park Paintout
    • April 10
  • Dalibor Dejanovic
    Dalibor Dejanovic created a new event:
    Scarborough Bluffs Park Paintout
    • April 10

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