Paul Oman was born in the United States in the beautiful state of Wisconsin, where he currently resides with his wife and children. He had a strong interest in art early on in his life, inspired by the landscapes and nature surrounding him on the farm where he spent his childhood years.
At age 10, he began receiving personal instruction in acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting. During this same year, Paul was the Wisconsin elementary youth selected to present an original watercolor to the governor at the State Capitol for Youth Art Month, a significant milestone in his life. His passion for painting and drawing continued to grow. He studied drawing in college (along with science education, and later, divinity at seminary).

Receiving national and international recognition for his work in watercolor, painting world-wide as a live-audience mural and performance artist, as well as demonstrating, teaching, speaking, and consulting, Paul shares his joy of painting and its power to communicate with people of all ages.

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At age 10, he began receiving personal instruction in acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting. During this same year, Paul was the Wisconsin elementary youth selected to present an original watercolor to the governor at the State Capitol for Youth Art Month, a significant milestone in his life. His passion for painting and drawing continued to grow. He studied drawing in college (along with science education, and later, divinity at seminary).

Receiving national and international recognition for his work in watercolor, painting world-wide as a live-audience mural and performance artist, as well as demonstrating, teaching, speaking, and consulting, Paul shares his joy of painting and its power to communicate with people of all ages.

Original Fine Art

Opening Eyes to Visions of Hope

The key to painting is to just simply observe with eyes and heart, mind and emotions, and then draw, paint, and paint a lot. I seldom tire of painting. It is a ‘language’ through which I see and interpret the world.

Own an Original Painting Today.

Workshops

Tutorials, Workshops, and Retreats

Online tutorials and in-person workshops and retreats are excellent ways to build a new skill set or hone your growing artistic ability. You will learn the foundations of painting as well as how to make your painting sing as you’re encouraged to bring your own voice to your work.

Discover who you are as an artist.

What People Are Saying

Paul’s extensive training and experience, together with his effective ability to teach, makes him a rare gift to those exploring their artistic talents. I highly recommend Paul as a valuable resource to those at any level.
Pat H.

Sacramento, CA

Coaching sessions with Paul Oman have been unbelievably helpful in allowing me to get to the next level with my artistic skills. He is able to assess my drawings, compositions and paintings and immediately identify the critical issues that surface.
Workshop Participant

WI, USA

If you have an opportunity to take a workshop from Paul, don’t miss it! Paul presented a wealth of information in a clear, well-organized way. We all left energized for watercolor painting!
Mary

Workshop Participant

Paul explains concepts so clearly in his workshops!
Naomi B.

Workshop Participant

Paul explains concepts so clearly in his workshops!
Naomi B.

Workshop Participant

Paul demonstrated so many effective techniques to use to create a successful painting while answering, and encouraging us to ask questions.
Tom G.

Workshop Participant

Paul’s quick smile and sincere love for art makes it a pleasure to work with this skilled artist and teacher.
Eldora L.

Workshop Participant

Paul’s workshops are FUN!
Mary E.

Workshop Participant

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You can view the gallery of original paintings for sale, or browse the shop for items to enhance your space and worship experience.

Did you know you can find Paul’s original paintings exhibited at these fine art galleries?