A Message from Corban Estate Arts Centre:
For the safety of our staff and your fellow students, we ask you to notify us as soon as possible if you are not well enough to attend.
Abstract Adventures Again

Abstract Adventures Again

with James Lawrence

Next Available: Thu, 25 Jul 9:30AM (NZST)
3 hours x 8 Weeks
Over 10 people have attended this class


This regular eight-week term class with artist James Lawrence, explores abstract painting concepts and techniques utilising acrylic paints, gels and additives.

Demonstrations and discussions will cover colour, form and composition as each week is filled with discovery and painting adventures.

Enjoy a weekly morning of painting and self expression in the comfort of James' fun, engaging teaching style that caters to all levels of experience and always has a regular community of students coming back for more.

"This course went above and beyond my expectations. James is incredibly knowledgeable while also being warm, kind, and welcoming. He sets up a space that is safe for expression and encourages you to try new things and make mistakes along the way. I would recommend his course to anyone..."  R MacDonald.

+ More

What you will learn

  • Colour, application technique + composition. Having fun + finding your own style.

What you will get

  • Finished artworks to be proud of and plenty of experimentation.

What to bring

  • EVERYTHING is provided : )

What to wear

You might get dirty! Don't wear your Saturday night best outfit!

Appropriate for

25 +



Corban Estate Arts Centre

(730 Reviews)

The Corban Estate Arts Centre is located in Henderson, West Auckland.

We’re home to artist studios, our very own cafe, art classes for adults, youth and children, and an ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events.

Set within park-like grounds amongst historic winery buildings. Open Monday to Saturday, entry is free, everybody’s welcome.

Please sign up for our regular email updates.

+ More

Your Teacher

Mr. Blue Eyes has a compelling charm which inspires others.

James Lawrence holds an MFA from Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles and is a well-known artist who has exhibited both nationally and internationally. His practice focuses on energy, movement and colour; what emerges represents a distillation of personal expression, gestural marks and discoveries. “For me, painting is letting go!”

+ More

There are no reviews here yet.

Corban Estate Arts Centre has an average rating of 4.9 for their other classes.

See other reviews

Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

Terms & Conditions


  • A deposit is required to secure your place and payment must be made in full to confirm your booking.
  • Cancellation by Corban Estate Arts Centre entitles the participant to a FULL REFUND.
  • Cancellation by participant up until 7 days before the workshop commences results in a transfer where possible OR full credit to be used within 6 months of cancellation date OR a full refund MINUS a 10% admin & booking fee.
  • Cancellation by participant within 7 days of the workshop commencement date results in a transfer where possible OR full credit to be used within 6 months of cancellation date OR a full refund MINUS a 30% admin & booking fee.
  • Cancellation by participant on or after the workshop commencement date results in NO refund given.
+ More

More From Corban Estate Arts Centre

Other classes you might like