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  • Keith Thirgood
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  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood joined the event Toronto January Paintout
    • Jan 12
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood added a new photo to the album Keith's paintings summer of 2017:
    • Jan 12
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood replied to a topic in the forum News and Announcements:
    The organizers of the Norval festival work with us every year to help run and promote that festival. They are a great team to work with. Unfortunately, OPAS has never been approached by the organizers of the Elora Festival. We would like Elora to be one o...  more
    • December 17, 2017
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood is now friends with Lynda Moffatt.
    • December 15, 2017
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood replied to a topic in the forum News and Announcements:
    Hi Shiela, I only know where I'm going to be painting on my three, already planned, Art Retreats. Ottawa Valley, Kawartha Highlands and Killarney. The rest of my year is up to the whimsey of the weather and what my fellow members of OPAS post in...  more
    • December 15, 2017
  • Thomas Faires
    Thomas Faires is now friends with Keith Thirgood.
    • December 7, 2017
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood wrote a new blog entry:
    Plein Air Convention Santa Fe New Mexico
    • November 24, 2017
  • Keith Thirgood
    Keith Thirgood commented on Thomas Faires's blog entry.
    • November 23, 2017
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    • Keith Thirgood
      Keith Thirgood When my students complain that making a sketch takes time away from painting, I remind them that two hours of painting a bad composition is a lot more wasteful than ten minutes of sketching one. And the sketch is a lot easier to fix. Solve your problems i...  more
      • November 23, 2017
    • Keith Thirgood
      Keith Thirgood Thomas, if you like the look of that umbrella, we could go in together and order two. That way we would get free shipping. Then one of us could pick up their umbrella from the other. Just a thought.
      • November 23, 2017
    • Keith Thirgood
      Thomas Faires Thanks for the comments. The app actually came in handy when I was painting for the first time at the Rouge River Meander... I was a bit overwhelmed with the 360° compositions, it was incredibly hot and sunny so I figured I wouldn’t last to long, and I ha...  more
      • November 23, 2017
    • Keith Thirgood
      Thomas Faires Keith, I was thinking about visiting the old Woolfits location to see what they have on hand. I want to see one up close. I don’t think the clamp one will work for me since I switched to a much lighter easel (my Julian was just too heavy), but maybe the s...  more
      • November 23, 2017
    • Keith Thirgood
      Thomas Faires Keith, I couldn't find an umbrella at Woolfits or Deserres or Above Ground.. but I'm not sure what to buy yet. If you want to take advantage of cyber-Monday, you might as well go ahead. Maybe other members might be interested in going in on a multi-purchase.
      • November 27, 2017