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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.

  • Fresh Perspective with Tony O'Regan

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sat, August 25, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, August 25, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    August 20, 2018 – Please note: The 2:00 PM demonstration has been cancelled.
    The 11:00AM demonstration is full and no further registration will be taken. Thank you for your interest!

    Take in the view with this primer on perspective!

    Working in charcoal, Conté, and graphite, Tony O’Regan will demonstrate and discuss the many perspective types and their uses in creating compelling illusions of depth in a drawing or painting....Read more

  • Mixed Media on Grafix Film with Tony Rodriguez

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sun, August 26, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sun, August 26, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Are you interested in exploring mixed media? Do you want to discover new techniques? Then come learn how to layer coloured inks, pencil crayons, oils and even ballpoint pens to create an exciting mixed media masterpiece!...Read more

  • QoR Watercolour Workshop with Shari Pratt

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sat, September 15, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, September 15, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Find out what is at the “core” of GOLDEN’s new watercolour paint line!

    Join Shari and learn about QoR Watercolours - GOLDEN Paint's new line of beautiful, and rich watercolours. Experiment with granulating and staining, monoprinting, and new abstract techniques with these vibrant paints!

    QoR retains the best qualities of traditional watercolours while expanding the range and versatility of each colour. QoR's exclusive binder provides more pigment in every brushstroke, offering a strength, range and versatility unmatched in the history of watercolours.

    Course registration includes access to QoR, assorted brushes and surfaces to paint on and monoprinting tools and plates to use during the workshop. Bring your favourite watercolour brushes if you’d like!...Read more

  • Shade, Shadow & Reflection with Tony O'Regan

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sat, September 22, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join Tony as he demonstrates how he creates realistic shade, shadows and reflections when working with subject like water, buildings, still-life, and figures....Read more

  • Lyrical Expression in Acrylic with Jane Appleby

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sat, September 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, September 29, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Watch acrylic colours "sing on canvas" as Jane demonstrates acrylic abstraction on a large canvas....Read more

  • Having Fun with Resin with Linda Klippenstein

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sat, October 6, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sat, October 6, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Resin can be used as a glossy protective coat for your paintings, but it can also be used as a pouring medium to create beautiful artworks!...Read more