THE POWER OF ART

Opus Art Supplies Online Product Guide    January • February • March 2022

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Strength of Colour

For colour with loads of impact, choose high-quality paints made with top-quality pigments.

Winsor & Newton offers artists Professional Watercolours that are formulated and manufactured according to their founding principles; to create an unparalleled watercolour range, which offers artists the widest and most balanced choice of pigments with the greatest possible permanence.

Now available in Promarker Watercolour pens as well as the traditional tube format.

ACRYLIC PAINTING

Getting GOLDEN: Bringing Back BIG Sizes

For professional artists who work in acrylics, and artists who are very prolific, large sizes of acrylic paints are a much-loved studio staple.

We’re excited to let you know that after almost a year of supply chain issues and production setbacks, our friends at Golden Artist Colors are back in production of their larger 8, 16, and 32 oz jars of heavy body paints and acrylic mediums!

These larger sizes are available in-store or by special order so you can refill your studio with the Golden Acrylic Colors and Mediums you know and love.

OIL PAINTING

Solvent-free oil painting mediums give the artist the power to choose safer, more environmentally-friendly materials.

DRAWING

This season, add dramatic deep washes with Nitram charcoal. Plus, work with creamy artist quality Caran d’Ache colour pencils to bring lightfast colour to your drawings.

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The Power of Fine Art Printing

An artists’ ability to get their artwork out into the world in a way that best represents their vision is important. At Opus, this power is within your hands. Opus produces fine art prints on paper, canvas, and as facemounts to your preferred dimensions* so it can be exhibited, sold or shared. *Some restrictions to size apply.

Discover our NEW Capture Service EXCLUSIVELY at Opus Print Space!

Visit Opus Print Space in Vancouver to have your artwork photographed at high-resolution in our photo studio. You will receive image files that will give you the freedom to have prints made with the highest image quality.

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Custom Surfaces: Take Control of Your Canvas

Choose the type of canvas you need for your next artwork – its texture, weight, depth, fabric content, and dimensions, and let Opus make it for you.

Made with top quality materials and produced in Vancouver, BC, your bespoke canvas will be created with exceptional bracing and finishing so you’ve got the best surface an artist could hope for.

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Your Art Deserves Powerful Presentation

Finishing your artwork with a frame not only helps protect it from damage, it also gives a professional look to the piece and shows it off to its best advantage.

Visit the Framing Department at all Opus locations to explore the great selection of mouldings and discover what difference a frame will make to your art.

NEW AT OPUS & COMING SOON

JUST ARRIVED!

WOODZILLA BLOCK PRINTING PRESS

Make your block printing easier with a heavy duty hand operated lino (or woodcut) printing press! Available in A5 size. Larger press sizes are available by special order.

JUST ARRIVED!

AKUA PRINTING INKS

Akua Intaglio Inks deliver brilliant colours, intense blacks and unmatched working properties – ideal for etching, monotype, gel printing, and collagraph techniques.

JUST ARRIVED!

HOLBEIN ARTISTS’ GOUACHE IRODORI

The first of 4 new sets, Holbein’s ‘winter’ Irodori set offers twelve 15 ml tubes of gouache in exquisite colours reminiscent of Japan’s four seasons.

COMING IN LATE-JANUARY!

FABER-CASTELL PITT MATT PENCILS

Innovation that offers the working qualities of graphite without reflection or shimmer, the Pitt Graphite Matt is the first graphite pencil with a matte and deep black lead.

COMING IN FEBRUARY!

FREDRIX RED LABEL CANVAS

Featuring superior quality, medium texture, 12 oz double-primed 100% cotton duck canvas stretched on kiln-dried wood stretcher bars from sustainable forests.

COMING IN MARCH!

12 NEW COLOURS FROM LIQUITEX

Discover Rose Gold, Iridescent Black, Light Bismuth Yellow, Light Phthalocyanine Green, Indigo, Transparent Orange, and 6 fluorescent heavy body colours to delight your palette!