Slide From now until the end of December, 5% of the proceeds from every Opus Essential product, Opus Brushes and Opus Exhibition Surfaces purchased will be donated to local community art groups. SHOP WITH HEART THIS HOLIDAY SEASON LEARN MORE Slide This year ECCS is working to bring you a hybrid festival featuring expanded virtual offerings as well as controlled & socially distant in-person studio visits over extended dates. VIEW GALLERY Slide Holiday markets warm our hearts and make us feel festive, so without the traditional public gatherings, we knew we had to find another way to spread holiday cheer and support our local creative communities. We can’t wait for you to join us for the Opus Holiday Makers Market – A Virtual Gallery! VIEW GALLERY

Opus Galleries

Discover our most recent gallery – The Opus Holiday Makers Market Gallery is a virtual space where artists, artisans, and crafters can advertise the work they would typically be selling at holiday markets while providing a place for shoppers to find unique and local gifts!

Opus Events & Demos

December 03, 2020

Holiday Resin projects with Heidi from EliChem

December 04, 2020

Discoveries in Gel Plate Printmaking with Sonya Iwasiuk

December 05, 2020

Structural Anatomy – An Introduction to Proportional Beauty with Mark Anthony

December 06, 2020

Stuck-at-home Sketching with Bob Altwein

Community Workshops & Classes

November 15, 2020 - December 20, 2020

Online Cast Drawing Class

Instructor: Noah Layne

In this class students will work on copying plaster casts as well as Bargue drawings. Noah will show you classical techniques for drawing. In the block-in students work on finding proportion and articulate the contour and major shadow shapes before...

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November 16, 2020 - December 21, 2020

Online Oil Portrait Paitning Class

Instructor: Noah Layne

Learn techniques for painting the portrait. In this class there will be two, two week long poses. Noah will show you classical techniques for painting a realistic portrait. Noah will teach the use of plumb lines, comparative measurement, and tilt...

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November 29, 2020 - December 20, 2020

Online Still Life Painting Class

Instructor: Noah Layne

In this class Noah will show how he goes about starting and finishing a still life painting. Noah will demonstrate his process of creating a still life painting: sharing his technique and thoughts about painting and art. setting up the...

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Community Art News

November 13, 2020 - December 17, 2020

Positively Petite: Annual Miniature Exhibition

Positively Petite Annual Miniature Exhibition  November 13-December 17, 2020  1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam | 604.664.1636  This annual exhibition unique to...

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Opus Gallery

Whether you’re working on a big new project, making designs for a mural, printing prints or stickers to sell online, setting up your online portfolio, applying for art grants, or getting work prepped and framed for a show, now is your chance to shout it out to the world and share what you’re creating!

“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.”

- Francis Bacon