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Opus Visiting Artist Series: Demonstrations, Workshops & Classes

"Every successful canvas has been painted from the point of view of a student, for a great painter is always a student." - Charles Webster Hawthorne, Hawthorne on Painting

Refine your skills, learn something new, or get inspired by other artists sharing their ideas and methods. Opus Visiting Artist demonstrations are informative, free and happening at an Opus near you. Workshops and classes normally include fees; please see individual listings for details.

Scroll down to view all demonstrations, workshops and classes, or click on your local Opus store to see what's on in your community.

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Coquitlam
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Downtown Vancouver
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Granville Island
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Kelowna
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Langley
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North Vancouver
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Victoria
 

Space is limited and registration is required for all demos, workshops, and classes. Please register in advance by contacting the host store directly.

  • Oil Painting Skills and Tips with Michael Abraham

    Location: 
    Granville Island
    Sat, February 24, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, February 24, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join Michael as he presents a free-flowing discussion while demonstrating oil painting materials and techniques!...Read more

  • Drawing Fearlessly with Charcoal with Fiona Tang

    Location: 
    Granville Island
    Sat, March 10, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, March 10, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    February 7, 2018 – Please note: The 11 AM demonstration is now full, but please sign up for the wait list: often there is an attendee who needs to cancel. Thank you for your interest! Note: there is still room in the 2 PM demonstration.

    In this demonstration, Fiona will demonstrate various drawing techniques to bring her large-scale drawings to life, using her primary medium of charcoal....Read more

  • Glazing with Acrylic Paints with Jan Crawford

    Location: 
    Granville Island
    Sun, March 11, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sun, March 11, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Come learn glazing with Jan! Using a variety of Golden Acrylic Mediums, Jan will demonstrate how to glaze your acrylic paintings in a few different methods, allowing you to experiment with the techniques in your work....Read more


    January 30, 2018– Please note: The 11:00 AM demonstration full, but sign up for the waitlist: often there is an attendee who needs to cancel. Note: there is still room in the 2:00 PM demonstration.

  • Old World Master’s Oil Painting with Valerie B. Gobeil

    Location: 
    Granville Island
    Sat, March 24, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sat, March 24, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    February 7, 2018 – Please note: The 11 AM demonstration is now full, but please sign up for the wait list: often there is an attendee who needs to cancel. Thank you for your interest! Note: there is still room in the 2 PM demonstration.

    Join Valerie as she demonstrates oil painting chiaroscuro techniques of old world masters!...Read more

  • Intro to Scratchboard Illustration with Andrea Hooge

    Location: 
    Granville Island
    Sat, March 31, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, March 31, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join Andrea as she introduces you to drawing on scratchboard!...Read more