Langley artists Donna Steeves (left) and her daughter Carly Bouwman gather inspiration from Sendall Gardens for their scenic paintings. Steeves and Bouwman were among the artists participating in the Opus Art supplies plein air (outdoor) painting contest held throughout Langley City on Saturday.

Langley artists Donna Steeves (left) and her daughter Carly Bouwman gather inspiration from Sendall Gardens for their scenic paintings. Steeves and Bouwman were among the artists participating in the Opus Art supplies plein air (outdoor) painting contest held throughout Langley City on Saturday.

A breath of fresh air

Artists come out en masse for Opus Art Supplies first annual Plein Air competition

More than 100 artists pre-registered for the Opus Art Supplies first annual plein air painting contest held in Langley on Saturday, April 21.

Contestants set up their easels from Innes Corner plaza to Sendall Gardens and Brydon Lagoon for the chance to win one of three Opus gift certificates, valued at between $100 and $500.

The trio of judges who were tasked with picking the winners were artists Janice Robertson and Lalita Hamill, as well as Scott Marsden, the curator of the reach Gallery Museum. The winners’ names were not available by The Times’ deadline.

Pop-up banner image ×