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Opus Visiting Artist Series: Demonstrations, Workshops & Classes

"Every successful canvas has been painted from the point of view of a student, for a great painter is always a student." - Charles Webster Hawthorne, Hawthorne on Painting

Refine your skills, learn something new, or get inspired by other artists sharing their ideas and methods. Opus Visiting Artist demonstrations are informative, free and happening at an Opus near you. Workshops and classes normally include fees; please see individual listings for details.

Scroll down to view all demonstrations, workshops and classes, or click on your local Opus store to see what's on in your community.

• Coquitlam • Downtown Vancouver • Granville Island • Kelowna
• Langley • North Vancouver • Victoria  

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

  • Negative Painting for Positive Results with Kit Bell

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sat, March 25, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sat, March 25, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    March 13, 2017 – Please note: The 11:30 AM–1:30 PM demonstration is now full and no further registration will be taken. Thank you for your interest! Note: there is still room in the 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM demonstration.

    Discover how the use of negative shapes can improve your composition and strengthen your design....Read more

  • Negative Painting for Positive Results with Kit Bell

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sat, March 25, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sat, March 25, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    March 13, 2017 – Please note: The 11:30 AM–1:30 PM demonstration is now full and no further registration will be taken. Thank you for your interest! Note: there is still room in the 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM demonstration.

    Discover how the use of negative shapes can improve your composition and strengthen your design....Read more

  • Let's All Go to Linnyland! A View of Linny's Creative Process with Linny D. Vine

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, March 26, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    March 6, 2017 – Please note: This demonstration is now full, but please sign up for the wait list: often there is an attendee who needs to cancel. Thank you for your interest!


    February 27, 2017 – Please note: The 2:30 –4:30 PM demonstration has been cancelled. There is still space in the 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM demonstration.

    ...Read more
  • Workshop: Layer and Glaze with Fluid Acrylics with Jennifer McIntyre

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 2, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 2, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    March 20, 2017 – Please note: both of these demonstrations are now full and no further registration will be taken. A second April 30 demo has been added from 11:30 AM–1:30 PM and 2:30 PM–4:30 PM. Please contact the host store to register.

    Learn to use fluid acrylics to layer and glaze, using their high pigment load and transparency to add both subtle and rich colour to your acrylic paintings....Read more

  • Workshop: Layer and Glaze with Fluid Acrylics with Jennifer McIntyre

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 2, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 2, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    March 20, 2017 – Please note: both of these demonstrations are now full and no further registration will be taken. A second April 30 demo has been added from 11:30 AM–1:30 PM and 2:30 PM–4:30 PM. Please contact the host store to register.

    Learn to use fluid acrylics to layer and glaze, using their high pigment load and transparency to add both subtle and rich colour to your acrylic paintings....Read more

  • An Introduction to Screen Printing with Ben Eastabrook

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 9, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 9, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Join Ben as he demonstrates the silk screening process using Speedball Drawing Fluid and Screen Filler....Read more

  • An Introduction to Screen Printing with Ben Eastabrook

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 9, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 9, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Join Ben as he demonstrates the silk screening process using Speedball Drawing Fluid and Screen Filler....Read more

  • Intuitive Landscapes in Acrylics with Nikol Wikman

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 23, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 23, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Discover Nikol’s laid back approach to painting along with her favourite tips and tricks for working with acrylics....Read more

  • Intuitive Landscapes in Acrylics with Nikol Wikman

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 23, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 23, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Discover Nikol’s laid back approach to painting along with her favourite tips and tricks for working with acrylics....Read more

  • Workshop: Layer and Glaze with Fluid Acrylics with Jennifer McIntyre

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 30, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 30, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Learn to use fluid acrylics to layer and glaze, using their high pigment load and transparency to add both subtle and rich colour to your acrylic paintings.

    Jennifer will teach you how to mix and layer Opus and GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics using a variety of approaches that will add luminosity and depths to your acrylic and mixed media paintings.

    Cost: $15, for the cost Opus Victoria will provide supplies.

    Space is limited and registration is required.
    Please visit Opus Victoria or contact them at 250‑386‑8133 or toll free 1‑800‑524‑6555 to register....Read more

  • Workshop: Layer and Glaze with Fluid Acrylics with Jennifer McIntyre

    Location: 
    Victoria
    Sun, April 30, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Sun, April 30, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Learn to use fluid acrylics to layer and glaze, using their high pigment load and transparency to add both subtle and rich colour to your acrylic paintings.

    Jennifer will teach you how to mix and layer Opus and GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics using a variety of approaches that will add luminosity and depths to your acrylic and mixed media paintings.

    Cost: $15, for the cost Opus Victoria will provide supplies.

    Space is limited and registration is required.
    Please visit Opus Victoria or contact them at 250‑386‑8133 or toll free 1‑800‑524‑6555 to register....Read more