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Opus Visiting Artist Series: Demonstrations, Workshops & Classes

Refine your skills, learn something new, or get inspired by other artists sharing their ideas and methods. Visiting Artist Demonstrations are informative, free and happening at an Opus near you. Some Workshops may require material fees.

NEW AT OPUS: CLASSES!
Delve deeper into the art that interests you with 3 & 4 session classes, now available through Opus in Kelowna and North Vancouver! With room for a maximum of 10 students, be sure to register early to ensure your spot.

On this month:
Painting a Portrait in Oils with Alexandra Edmonds
Opus Kelowna, October 11-25, 2014
Watercolour Techniques for all Levels with Alfonso Tejada
Opus North Vancouver, October 8-29, 2014

Space is limited and registration is required for all demos, workshops, and classes. Please register in advance by contacting the host store directly.

  • NEW! Classes at Opus: Watercolour Techniques for all Levels with Alfonso Tejada

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Wed, October 8, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Wed, October 15, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Wed, October 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Wed, October 29, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Learn the methods of plein air painter Alfonso Tejada! In this 4-class series designed for all skill levels, you’ll discover and practice techniques in watercolour and mixed media. Working mostly indoors, Alfonso will show you how to use images and your own sketches for reference, so you can continue painting throughout the cooler months.

    Receive individual feedback in class on your weekly homework assignments, and advance your skills in ways you never imagined. Explore different materials such as paper, ink pens, pencils, Conté crayon, pastel and brushes, and colours as a base for more creative and expressive options.

    Cost $100 Max: 10 students

    Download a PDF of Alfonso's class supply list here!...Read more

  • Keeping Your Colours Raw with Phil Buytendorp

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sat, October 25, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Note – October 3, 2014: This demonstration is now full. However, there is potential for a second demo from 2:00-4:00pm. Please contact Opus Langley for more information: 604‑533‑0601. Thank you for your interest!...Read more

  • How to Simplify the Complex with Michael King

    Location: 
    Downtown Vancouver
    Sat, October 25, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sat, October 25, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Note – October 22, 2014: The 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM demonstration is full and no further registration will be taken. A second afternoon demo has been added. There is room in the 2:00–4:00 PM presentation....Read more

  • NEW! Class at Opus: Painting a Portrait in Oils with Alexandra Edmonds

    Location: 
    Kelowna
    Sat, October 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sat, October 18, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sat, October 25, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Over the course of 3 classes, Alexandra will lead you through the stages of painting a portrait in oils....Read more

  • How to Simplify the Complex with Michael King

    Location: 
    Downtown Vancouver
    Sat, October 25, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sat, October 25, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Note – October 22, 2014: The 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM demonstration is full and no further registration will be taken. A second afternoon demo has been added. There is room in the 2:00–4:00 PM presentation....Read more

  • Texture - The 3rd Dimension in the Representational Landscape with Bortolo Marola

    Location: 
    Langley
    Sun, October 26, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    The focus of the demonstration is the introduction and strategic employment of textured grounds as a means by which to transform the traditional acrylic and oil landscape from being simply two dimensional to actually becoming a three dimensional work of art....Read more

  • NEW! Class at Opus: Pet & Animal Portraits in Acrylic with Jeff Wilson

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Tue, October 7, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Tue, October 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Tue, October 21, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Tue, October 28, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Note – October 7, 2014: We are sorry to announce that this class has been cancelled. Thank you for your interest. We are working on rescheduling it for a future date, so please stay tuned for more information....Read more

  • NEW! Classes at Opus: Watercolour Techniques for all Levels with Alfonso Tejada

    Location: 
    North Vancouver
    Wed, October 8, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Wed, October 15, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Wed, October 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Wed, October 29, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Learn the methods of plein air painter Alfonso Tejada! In this 4-class series designed for all skill levels, you’ll discover and practice techniques in watercolour and mixed media. Working mostly indoors, Alfonso will show you how to use images and your own sketches for reference, so you can continue painting throughout the cooler months.

    Receive individual feedback in class on your weekly homework assignments, and advance your skills in ways you never imagined. Explore different materials such as paper, ink pens, pencils, Conté crayon, pastel and brushes, and colours as a base for more creative and expressive options.

    Cost $100 Max: 10 students

    Download a PDF of Alfonso's class supply list here!...Read more