Posts tagged Oil Painters of America
Artists as Documentarians and Conservationists

Landscape and wildlife painters today and throughout history have been responsible for awareness and change as explorers, documentarians, and conservationists. For instance, the idea of our National Parks is largely credited to artists and authors. Our paintings today are just as important as those of the The Hudson River school artists who first shared western views with their world.

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Resolutions That Stick

WOW, I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling a bit “over-stuffed” with holiday cheer right now. It’s that time of year again, when most of us resolve to make a change for the better. My resolutions? Oh, I am always trying to lose the added pounds, exercise more, draw every day. You know, the usual stuff. But the average New Year’s resolution fizzles out in about 6-8 weeks. Here are three ideas to guarantee you won’t drop the ball, by committing to others instead of only to yourself this year.

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