Painting Whimsical Forests with Arden Rose

March 05, 2022


When: March 5th at 11:00 am (PST)

Painting Whimsical Forests with Arden Rose





  • a thing that is fanciful or odd.


In this colourful and inviting demo join Arden Rose in the contemplation of the idea of “Whimsy”, what it means to you and how to allow yourself to create it. Arden will be showing one method for creating a forest using stencils, paint, paper, mediums and inks. She will cover some tips on composition, colour choices and negative painting techniques. The focus will be on the joy of creating!


Material List: 


Decorative Paper (Collage papers, anything that catches your fancy;  music, origami paper, tissue paper, paper napkins etc – Japanese Paper.

Acrylic Mediums (heavy body for heavy paper, light body for napkins and to use for glazes and gloss or matte, depending on what result you’re looking for).

Opus Essential Acrylic HB Paints (choose a variety of colours including titanium white)

Opus Essential Fluid Acrylics (transparent colours,  to use to create glazes)

Palette knives

Brushes (variety of shapes and sizes)

Stencil Brushes


Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Artist Bio:

Arden Rose is a Victoria, BC artist working in Acrylic & Collage, and recently, in Oil & Cold Wax. She is a member of Victoria Arts Council, SPAC and owns the Fairfield Art Studio. Arden currently shows her work at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Art Rental and Sales program and at the Tofino Gallery of Contemporary Art. 



Brand Bio:

Opus was founded by David van Berckel, as a little picture frame manufacturer in 1974, and is still an independently-owned, globally-connected local business. His company philosophy ‘small is beautiful’ remains at our core. Whatever your medium, Opus provides quality materials, inspiration and assistance to help you realise your creative endeavours.

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March 05, 2022
11:00 am