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Thu, Aug 12


Arts Council of White Lake-Nuveen Center

Intro to Abstract Painting

Learn how to express yourself through abstract painting! Ages 10-18

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Intro to Abstract Painting
Intro to Abstract Painting

Time & Location

Aug 12, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Arts Council of White Lake-Nuveen Center, 106 E Colby St, Whitehall, MI 49461, USA


About the event

Led by artist Lester White, this class will introduce students to abstract painting. Attendees will learn how to paint spontaneously, expressing themselves through the use of primary colors and blended colors on canvas. The instructor will explain different styles and techniques of abstract painting and demonstrate the use of various brushes and tools to help students create something magical and personal. 

All materials, including acrylic paint, brushes, and a 18" x 24" canvas are included in the class fee. 

Class minimum: 4

Class maximum: 8

About the Instructor:

Lester White is a Grand Rapids-based artist of Color working in multiple mediums with a special interest in still-life, portrait and abstract painting. He enjoys working with aspiring artists – teaching them how to create a successful portrait and making abstract painting approachable. Check out his work on Instagram:


The ACWL-Nuveen is able to offer this class at this affordable rate thanks to the support of an anonymous donor. Without the support of this sponsor, this class would cost $30. This class is presented as part of our Emerging Artists of Color Residency. To learn more about this program, visit 


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