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Documenting your Artwork with a Digital Camera

Documenting your artwork with a digital camera allows you to keep a record of your completed and sold artwork. Whether you gift the artwork to someone or you sell it, you want to make sure that it’s a part of your legacy as an artist.

You can also use the digital image for marketing purposes on your website, blog, online portfolio and print portfolio. Having a digital copy of the artwork is also important because you can utilize the digital file as a tool to produce additional income in the form of digital prints. ...Read more

Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge 2015

Let's get this whole province painting - again!

The next Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge is Sunday, May 10, 2015.

Registration for the event begins Thursday, March 26. Sign up at your local Opus Store, in store or by phone.

Last year's Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge (OPC) saw a spectacular turn out, with 739 artist painting and drawing both nature and city life at Opus locations across BC....Read more

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

2015 New Spring Plein-Air Blossom Sessions

The 2015 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s (VCBF) Plein-Air Session will be an exceptional celebration of beauty in the city, with participants painting outdoors, searching for the colours and majestic images of the cherry trees in bloom this spring.

The Plein-Air Session is an opportunity to open our eyes, and with our full senses discover the richness of the world always present. It is a time to break away from seclusion and be inspirited by the beauty that surrounds us....Read more

Opus Daily Practice Challenge

Just Practice

It’s time to make time for making! Scheduling in even 5 minutes a day of creative time can have outstanding results. This month, we challenge you to challenge yourself to … Just Practice!

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Just Practice

Jayleen Weaver, Copic marker master (and Opus staff member), has drawn every day since childhood. See the results of her dedication in the latest Opus Video and gather inspiration for your own daily practice!...Read more