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Just Practice

Kristofer Parley's intricate black and white cityscapes juxtapose his more vibrant watercolour paintings, resulting in a varied collection of detailed artwork. From drawing comic book characters on restaurant napkins as a child to more formal watercolour classes as he grew up, Kris' dedication to practicing his craft over the past 30+ years has enabled him to develop a style all his own.

Watch this Victoria artist and Opus staff member's video above to discover how working with a pen right from the start (no erasers here!) can loosen up your artwork, teaching you to incorporate your mistakes into the final piece. No one said your practice has to be perfect!...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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Affordable Oil Painting Classes

Now booking 3 hour Oil Painting classes on a continuous basis. Feel free to contact me and we will book class for either indiviual painting or a multi person class. NO EXPERIENCE required! Come have some fun!

Blue Apple Studio
778 363 2788 call/text

Spring Pottery Classes at Blue Apple Studio

Come get a little muddy in this relaxed, confidence building environment. Step by step instruction is given to create a variety of pieces.