Category: Notebook

Loving Vincent Private Screening

You are invited to attend a private screening of the Oscar-nominated film Loving Vincent! As one of our most loyal customers, we are pleased to invite you and a guest* to a special evening with Opus Art Supplies. Join us... Read More

A Brief History of Acrylics

Though they are one of the of the most popular products on our shelves, acrylic paints have had a short history. Relative to other beloved painting media like oil and watercolour, both of which have been around for centuries, acrylics... Read More

Creative Community: Making Cards

Save on select 5″ x 7″ size cards and matching envelopes in packs of 20, 50, and 100. Seven styles of Strathmore blank greeting cards to select from. Click on the links to read more about each surface texture. PLUS,... Read More

Space To Create

Welcome to Space To Create, a fun new way to help you keep your resolution to make ‘making’ a priority this year. Doodle or draw, paint or paste! We are excited to provide creative exercises offering you a small space... Read More

Space To Create – April 2014

Space To Create – February 2014

Space To Create: January 2014

Petition in Support of the Arts

We are asking all art lovers to help join with the arts community in protest of the funding cuts to the arts in British Columbia. This is your chance to make your voices heard. How can you help? Sign or... Read More

Staff Picks for December Workshops

Cardmaking: Printmaking & Collage with the Burnaby Art Gallery (Burnaby) Birding with Digital Camera with Mark Habdas (Vancouver) Drawing Foundations Workshop with Ken Campbell (Victoria) Needle Felted Christmas Ornament with Coast Collective (Victoria) Visual Language with Ketrena Schultz (North Vancouver)... Read More

This just in – Chemists Produce a New Blue!

This is amazing, chemists at Oregon State University made a NEW blue pigment by mistake. Click here to read the full article.

Fashion as Photography

As I was sitting in the laundromat a few weeks ago and biding my time until the dryer was finished, I picked up a pretty recent copy of a fashion magazine that was just laying about for people to read.... Read More

Who is your favourite artist?

I was having coffee with a friend of mine the other day, and as I was sipping my foam from my Americano Misto, he blurted out, so who would you consider to be your favourite artist? I responded “of all... Read More