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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 – Alla Prima with Adam Briggs

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Sat, April 28, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sat, April 28, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    April 23, 2018 – Please note: We are sorry to announce that this demonstration has been cancelled. Thank you for your interest.

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  • Alla Prima Floral Paintings with Ann Willsie

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Sun, April 29, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sun, April 29, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Come out and join Ann Willsie as she demonstrates the alla prima technique in oils!...Read more

  • Impasto with a Palette Knife with Skyla Wayrynen

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Sat, May 5, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sat, May 5, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join Skyla and forget about your brushes in this demonstration focusing on using thick slabs of paint and palette knives to achieve new, fun textures in acrylic!...Read more

  • Chromatic Black vs Pure Black with Mel King

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Sat, May 12, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sat, May 12, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Mel King will be taking attendees of this workshop on a journey through the daunting world of chromatic blacks....Read more

  • Creating Movement Using Colour and Shapes with Bonnie Dobbin

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Sun, May 13, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sun, May 13, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    In this demonstration, Bonnie will show her process of how she lays out a pattern on the canvas and then navigates that pattern to create movement and imagery....Read more

  • Dimensional Paper Typography with Tierney Milne

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Sun, May 27, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sun, May 27, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join Tierney as she shows you a variety of paper typography pieces she has created for her multi-disciplinary practice.

    She will explain her different methods and will break down the steps from initial conception through to sketching, digitizing, cutting, and assembling. She will demonstrate how to sketch for layered typography, how to cut by hand and how to take the sketch into Adobe illustrator to vector it.

    Attendees will also see how she cuts layers of card stock with a Circut cutting machine and assembling all of the pieces with spacers to create depth.

    Space is limited and registration is required.
    Please visit Opus North Vancouver or contact them at 604‑904‑0447 to register....Read more