Category: Product Q&A

Any Way You Slice It

Slicing, dicing, crafting, or carving: no matter what sort of cutting you are doing, a sharp, precision knife will help you achieve crisp, clean lines in your cuts! There are so many knives, blades, and cutters for sale, it can... Read More

Surface Matters: NEW Premium-Quality Canvas at Opus!

At Opus, we believe in providing you with the best possible surface, and we have found it in Fredrix Premium Canvas, a top‑of‑the‑line selection of surfaces for the professional artist. In the beginning stages of your creative process – the... Read More

And We Have Lift Off!

Reactivate! Along with their inherent transparency, a key property of watercolour paints is reactivation  – water can be applied to dry colour, dissolving the water-soluble binder, allowing you to lift the pigment from the paper. You can exploit this characteristic... Read More

Creative Services at Opus

Crafted to your specifications, Opus Creative Services provide you with optimal control over your artwork, whether you are looking for a painting surface made to your specifications, top-quality fine art digital reproductions of your work, or a custom-crafted picture frame.... Read More

Opus Langley Celebrating 20 Years!

A big thanks to all of you who have made Opus Langley a huge part of the Fraser Valley’s creative community! To all of the wonderful staff who have shared their passion and knowledge with us over the years, the... Read More

Chart Your Creativity!

The sketchpad – redefined! We’re excited to announce the latest in pads and paper from the Chartpak family of brands. Designed by some of the most passionate papermakers in the industry, these pads offer outstanding papers for every media. The... Read More

Watercolour Wishlist

Are you ready to pack up your water media supplies and create outdoors? Browse our list of favourites for the outdoor watercolour artist: PaintsOpus Essential WatercoloursWinsor & Newton Professional Water Coloursvan Gogh Pocket Box Sets (on sale until May 31)Sakura... Read More

A Brush with Greatness

Dip into the World of Watercolour Brushes While pigments and paints often get all the glory, the smooth washes and expressive marks in a watercolour work owe much of their success to the artist’s trustiest of tools  –  the brush.... Read More

A Beginner’s Journey to Hand Lettering

Jump down to: Quick Tips for Getting Started • Hand Lettering Resources & Related Products • Join Me for 28 Days of Hand Lettering Practice! Over the past year, my sketchbook has been filled with pages of attempts at hand... Read More

Getting to the Core of Graphite

The graphite pencil is ubiquitous, a staple everywhere from the classroom, studio, and office, to the beginner’s toolbox and the professional’s collection. Its marks form words on a page, classical drawings, the foundations for paintings, and so much more. Graphite... Read More

Smart Printing: From Phone to Home

“The best camera is the one that’s with you,” Chase Jarvis. For many of us, that camera is the one built into our smartphones. The portability and connectivity of these communication devices to social media means you always have a... Read More

Space To Create – May 2014

Space To Create – March 2014

MSDS Liquitex Gloss Medium & Varnish

MSDS Liquitex Clear Gesso

Brush Size Chart

Airbrush Materials

Surface Preparation

Beyond the JPEG: Inkjet and Resin Transfers