Recent Forum Posts

  • I don't know if others had problems posting their work, I certainly did.  Finally had success.  I'm a Mac user and was using Safari as my browser.  I switched over to Firefox and that r...  more
  • Hi Stuart,
    I can see three images in your photo library, all the same as your profile photo. I just added a few photos and found that the main "Add Photo" link doesn't always work. However, the "+ Add...  more
  • Can someone fill me in on how to post work on this website?  I've followed the simple steps involved but end up with no images in my folder.
    thanks,
    Stuart
  • Hi Keith and all,
    I'm working on my 2019 calendar and goals and have a couple of questions:
    - Which Plein Air events will OPAS be officially endorsing?
    - And in general to all artists: which events ha...  more
  • Hello all, our group in Halton Hills has had a great season painting outdoors. Photographers get out of their car to take a photo but when plein airers get out the car we study the view for about 2 ho...  more
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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 and fill in the forms that follow. Membership is $30 per year.

Non-artists are welcome to browse through the art in this site. There a a large number of very accomplished artists here who regularily sell their art to the public. 

Photos of Members' Paintings

Recent Forum Posts

  • I don't know if others had problems posting their work, I certainly did.  Finally had success.  I'm a Mac user and was using Safari as my browser.  I switched over to Firefox and that r...  more
  • Hi Stuart,
    I can see three images in your photo library, all the same as your profile photo. I just added a few photos and found that the main "Add Photo" link doesn't always work. However, the "+ Add...  more
  • Can someone fill me in on how to post work on this website?  I've followed the simple steps involved but end up with no images in my folder.
    thanks,
    Stuart
  • Hi Keith and all,
    I'm working on my 2019 calendar and goals and have a couple of questions:
    - Which Plein Air events will OPAS be officially endorsing?
    - And in general to all artists: which events ha...  more
  • Hello all, our group in Halton Hills has had a great season painting outdoors. Photographers get out of their car to take a photo but when plein airers get out the car we study the view for about 2 ho...  more
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What's New

  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added a new photo to the album Really Old Sketches:
    • 9 hours ago
  • Stuart Godfrey
    Stuart Godfrey added 5 photo(s) to the album Plein air oils:
    • Feb 14
  • Stuart Godfrey
    Stuart Godfrey added a new photo to the album Plein air oils:
    • Feb 14
  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added a new photo to the album Hwy 416 Farm Quick Sketch:
    • Feb 14
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood added a new photo to the album Keith's Paintings from 2018:
    • Feb 14
  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added a new photo to the album My Photos:
    • Feb 14
  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added a new photo to the album My Photos:
    • Feb 14
  • Stuart Godfrey
    Stuart Godfrey added a new photo to the album Plein air oils:
    • Feb 14
  • Stuart Godfrey
    Stuart Godfrey added a new photo to the album Plein air oils:
    • Feb 14
  • Stuart Godfrey
    Stuart Godfrey added a new photo to the album Plein air oils:
    • Feb 14