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Sat, May 06


ACWL - Nuveen

Exploring the Portrait in Charcoal

Investigate portraiture with ACWL-Nuveen Guest Artist Matias Brimmer. Students will learn how to creative expressive charcoal self-portraits. Ages 16+

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Exploring the Portrait in Charcoal
Exploring the Portrait in Charcoal

Time & Location

May 06, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

ACWL - Nuveen, 106 East Colby Street, Whitehall, MI, USA


About the Event

Do you want to learn how to draw a portrait? Do you want to improve upon the skills you already have? We are excited to present "Exploring the Portrait in Charcoal" a one-day workshop for all levels of artists who want to try their hand at portraiture. Michigan-based painter Matias Brimmer will be guiding an afternoon of charcoal drawing where students will learn tips on how to draw self-portraits from life and to learn tricks on rendering the face and head. If you would like an informal and fun atmosphere to practice mark-making, improve your draftsmanship or just be around other art-lovers, sign up today!

Class minimum: 4

Class maximum: 10

About the Instructor:

Matias Brimmer is a Michigan-based figure painter and multimedia artist. Matias has always had a passion for the visual arts, and has maintained an active studio practice for a decade as of this year. His work is frequently characterized by violent, gestural mark-making and figures which slide between figuration and abstraction. Check out his work on IG:

ACWL-Nuveen classes are supported in part by grants from the Michigan Arts & Culture Coalition, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nuveen Benevolent Trust.


  • Charcoal Portrait

    From $40.50 to $45.00
    • $45.00
    • $40.50



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