Painting & Drawing Craft Workshops – 2020


COVID -19 Policy: Pocosin Arts’ campus is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. We based this decision on the governor’s orders and efforts to help keep everyone healthy and safe. Currently, we are planning to follow through with our summer workshops beginning in June. However, without the ability to predict the future, we have created the following cancellation schedule. Click here to view the schedule.

Fay Davis Edwards Acrylic Painting Workshop
Wax + Paper

Fay Davis Edwards
April 24-28, 2020
Tuition: $545
(includes 35 reg. fee & lunch on first/last days)

In this mixed media painting workshop, students will explore the possibilities of working with encaustic on paper, using a variety of materials to create dynamic and exciting paintings. Working with materials, narratives, and writing exercises, participants will leave with a collection of small paintings that tell a story. The workshop will explore basic color theory, composition, and design, as well as techniques for incorporating collage, water media, oil paint, handmade paper, found objects, sewing, and photography with encaustics. Through demos and plenty of hands-on making, there will be plenty of time for learning and fun! All levels

deeper still
Finding your medium

Sue Sneddon
September 8-12, 2020
Tuition: $545
(includes 35 reg. fee & lunch on first/last days)

In this workshop, participants will explore a variety of painting and drawing mediums and techniques. Demonstrations will include the following mediums: pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, pastel, gouache, oil pastel, watercolor, acrylics, and mixed media. Students will be able to try out each of the demonstrated media. Instruction will focus on sketching, doodling, and exploration to help students discover their preferred media. Participants will also receive individual instruction to help achieve desired effects in abstract and representational images. All levels

Jane Filer painting workshop retreat
Painting retreat with Jane 

Jane Filer
October 5-11, 2020
Tuition: $545
(includes 35 reg. fee & lunch on first/last days)

Come paint with Jane Filer! Bring the acrylic paintings you have been working on, or supplies to begin the next. You will find plenty of inspiration both in and outside the studio while enjoying the flora and fauna of the Scuppernong River.  So come and treat yourself to a memorable retreat and share the studio Jane Filer! Painting experience needed