It's that time of year across Vancouver when the city's artisans open up their studios for the largest visual arts, design and crafts open house of the year. The four-day festival, which ends tomorrow (November 22), runs across 78 buildings in East Vancouver. Take a look at the map on its website and figure out your game plan accordingly.

The Vancouverite went around, camera in hand, to capture some of the more compelling images of the city's artisans.