Lending Library (Members Only)

OPAS Lending Library MEMBERS ONLY
Revised 6/28/13
Tamar Rudavsky, Librarian
trudavsky@gmail.com. The Member Participation Form will automatically be sent to Tamar. This address is for inquiries.

Artists DVDs

As an OPAS member, you will have access to our lending library!  Below, you can browse our selection.  If you are an OPAS member and would like to request an item, please do so using our OPAS Library Member Participation Agreement.

Eric Rhoads, Art Marketing Boot Camp – DVD
OPAS purchase.

Lori Putnam, Bold Brushstrokes & Confident Color – DVD
OPAS purchase.

Erik Koeppel, Techniques of the Hudson River School Masters– DVD
OPAS purchase.

Andy Evansen, Secrets of Painting Watercolor Outdoors – DVD
OPAS purchase.

Alexey Steele, Portrait Techniques of the Russian Masters – DVD 6+ hours.
OPAS purchase.

Peggy Kroll Roberts 3 Lessons Set– DVD
Painting from Photos, Simplified Shadow Mass and Limited Strokes
OPAS purchase.

John Cosby, Painting Plein Air Impressionism DVD 3 hours.
OPAS purchase.

Don Demers, Mastering A Nautical Scene. DVD 3 hours.
OPAS purchase.

Ken Backhaus 2013 OPAS Annual Meeting Demo.  DVD 2 hours.
OPAS purchase.

Painting Mood & Atmosphere in Oils with Carolyn Lewis
65 Minutes
Donated by Carrie Lewis

Nuts & Bolts by Quang Ho
6+ hours
Donated by Bridgette Turner

Perspective with Carl Dalio
OPAS purchase

Carl Dalio on Color Power The Path to Visualizing Energetic Color
OPAS Purchase

Plein Air: Painting the American Landscape from PBS
6 episodes with artist Charles Sovek, Ron Rencher, Frank LaLumia, Matt Smith, Kenn Backhaus and Jean LaGassick.
Donated by Brian Johnston

Your Brush with Nature PBS
7 episodes with artist Heiner Herting
Donated by Jeff Risner

The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross
2 hours.
Donated by Jeff Risner

Painting Landscapes with David Dunlop
Program 2 – Acrylic 130 minutes
Donated by Mike Stegman

In the Studio with Scott Burdick: Peru Colors, In the Studio
4 DVDs 6+ hours
OPAS purchase

Ann Templeton: Abstracting the Landscape in Oils
DVD 1 hour 50 minutes
OPAS purchase

Ken Auster: Intellect and Passion A logical, no-nonsense approach to good painting.
3 DVDs
OPAS purchase

Richard Schmid – Landscape in Plein Air-November From Org VHS
1 DVD
Donated by Brian Johnston

Art of Fred Coming RA-(British) Plein Air in oils
1 DVD
Donated by Brian Johnston

Navigating Color Space-Gamblin Paints
How to turn color theory into color mixing
1 DVD
Donated by Brian Johnston

Painting the Light in Oils with Peter Wileman (British)
1 DVD
Donated by Brian Johnston

Richard McKinley  set of 2 DVDs

3 Stages for Successful Pastel Painting by Richard McKinley
1 DVD 115 minutes
OPAS purchase
Bold Under painting for Lively Pastel Landscapes by Richard McKinley
1 DVD 120 minutes
OPAS purchase

Scott Christensen – 3 Landscape Studies – DVD Oil Painting

OPAS Purchase

Scott Christensen – Paints Plein Air – DVD Oil Painting
OPAS Purchase

Scott Christensen – Painting Large Landscapes – DVD Oil Painting
OPAS Purchase

Inspired Watercolor with Alvaro Castagnet – DVD
Donated by Robin Roberts

Mastering Plein Air in Oil with Frank Serrano – DVD
Limited loan by Brian Johnston

Still Life Painting with Quang Ho – DVD- Oil Painting
Limited loan by Bridgette Turner

Mastering Plein Air in Acrylic Painting with Marcia Burtt – DVD
Limited loan by Brian Johnston

The Portrait Sketch with Jeremy Lipking
OPAS Purchase

Overview Mountain Scenery with Kathryn Stats
OPAS Purchase

Painting the Portrait from Life with Max Ginsburg
OPAS Purchase

Capturing the Essence of Landscapes in Oils with M. Katherine Hurley

Secrets of Painting on Watercolor Canvas with Tom Lynch

Impressionists Painting Made Easy with Colley Whisson

American Artist Painter Essentials DVD.  Top Tips form the Americaʼs Master Artist.


VHS Videos

Learn Classic Oil Painting with Patricia Moran VHS 2 hours
Donated by Bridgette Turner


Movie DVDs

Lust for Life – Vincent Minnelliʼs classic on the life of Van Gogh
starring Kurt Douglas and Anthony Quinn
Donated by Bridgette Turner

Moulin Rouge – John Hustonʼs classic
starring Jose Ferrer and Zsa Zsa Gabor
Donated by Gary Chaconas

Lending Library Member Participation Agreement























  • You can request two items at a time and they will be sent to you as soon as available. Your name is added to the list on a first come first serve basis so you may have a wait to get one or the another. Members must sign this agreement and return/e-mail this form to the OPAS Librarian before their request will be considered. Only members in good standing may participate in the OPAS Library. Rules: 1. Member agrees to contact the Librarian by e-mail the day they receive the DVD/ VHS in the mail. 2. Member may have possession of the DVD/VHS for two weeks, or less, and then they must mail it to the next member on the waiting list. The Librarian will provide you with the mailing info to the next person on the list. 3. Member assumes the cost of mailing the DVD/VHS to the next member. If there is no member on the waiting list, you must return the DVD/VHS to the OPAS Librarian. 4. Member assumes liability for any damages to the DVD/VHS while in their possession. 5. Member will notify by e-mail the Librarian the day they mail it to the next member on the waiting list or if they are returning it to the librarian. 6. Not all DVD copies will work on computers, but they will work in standard DVD players. Cleaning with a soft micro cloth & rubbing alcohol is a good idea.