About Pocosin Arts

Watercolor & Acrylic Painting Classes

Watercolor & Acrylic painting classes cover how to use color, color mixing, and composition techniques. Participants learn how to use these techniques to create landscapes, portraits, and abstract paintings. You will learn about different types of paper, how to build layers of color and ways to create texture.

Structured for students of all levels, weekly classes and additional practice time give students the opportunity to learn new skills while improving existing skills and techniques. Open to students 18 years and up.

Have fun and learn the basics of watercolors and acrylic paints in the Pocosin Arts painting studio!


Learn about perspective, how to use warm and cool colors, and image layering to create depth


Learn to paint landscapes, portraits, abstract forms and much, much more, using images and imagination as your inspiration.


Learn to use blending, layering, and color mixing techniques to add color to your creation.

Upcoming class schedule

Pick a class that best fits your schedule!

All classes run for 6-weeks, meeting Thursday afternoons 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Jan. 9- Feb. 13

WaterColor Fun - Open Studio

$40/6 weeks

Meets on Thursdays 1:00p - 4:00p

Studio 2, 202 Main Street, Columbia, NC 27925

Basic Materials Provided

All registered participants receive an assortment of paper and access to a standard palette of paints per class session. Basic brushes, and palettes are provided for the class.