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Just Practice

llustrator and cosmetic tattoo artist, Brianne Tweddle, took part in the Opus Daily Practice Challenge last year while she was working at Opus Downtown Vancouver. Through sharing her art on social media, she found that people loved seeing her doodles and sketches – just as much as a completed piece! The realization that not everything she made and wanted to share online needed to be a masterpiece helps keep her motivated everyday.

Watch her video above to learn how Brianne incorporates practice into her daily life, and start bringing your own sketchbook everywhere – you never know when the inspiration to Just Practice will come!...Read more

Opus Daily Practice Challenge

For 28 days this February, challenge yourself to create daily. Post your progress online with #opusdailypractice to connect with your fellow artists and for a chance to win one of twenty – eight $28 Opus Gift Cards!
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Winterruption with the Federation of Canadian Artists

At the Federation of Canadian Artists, we’ve got two great, FREE activities for Winterruption:

Watercolour Snowflakes—make a watercolour snowflake and add it to our in-gallery flurry. Suitable for all ages.

Scavenger Hunt—pick up an activity sheet at the front desk and explore our current exhibition Landscapes to match the details on your sheet to the in-gallery paintings. Hand in your completed sheets for the chance to win a $50 Federation of Canadian Artists gift voucher!

Visit us from 10 AM—3 PM between February 19—21 to interrupt winter with these fun art activities!

Visit the Winterruption webpage: http://artists.ca/get_involved/winterruption_2016

1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 4B7

First Saturday Open Studios

Self directed studio tour in Vancouver, North Vancouver and New Westminster. Noon to 5pm.