• $180.00

Study watercolor techniques with Jim Beech at the Visual Arts Center (VAC). Classes will begin with basic art concepts and a review of drawing, color, design and techniques. Weekly demonstrations and practice of fundamentals, including the use of shortcuts, photos and watercolor techniques. The final weeks will be a student project of your choice.


6 WEEK CLASS:  Wednesdays, 1pm-4pm

Session 1/17/24 - 2/21/24 | Wednesday 1pm-4pm 6 Wks SOLD OUT

Jim Beech, Instructor

Class Supply List

Class Sessions:  Class meets once each week for 3 hours and is offered in 6-weekly sessions. 

For your convenience, the Visual Arts Center offers a Watercolor Class Supply Kit with professional quality items from the VAC Art & Supply Store at a discounted price of $85, an estimated $159 value based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Pricing (MSRP). (MSRP).  Purchase a watercolor class kit online (click here), by phone or in person at the VAC Front Desk. Your kit will be waiting for you on your first day of class. Additional supplies can be purchased individually from the VAC Art & Supply Store.

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  • VAC Membership pays for itself in discounts!
  • 20% Savings on Classes
  • 10% Savings on Workshops! 

CLICK HERE to become a VAC Member

Registration: Please register early. Classes with less than five registered students may be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance of the start date.  Cancellation notifications are made by email and/or telephone (including voice messages) to the email address and telephone number on file. Please check your voice mail and email prior to leaving for class. 

Registration closes 72 hours prior to start date.. If you have difficulty registering online, please call the VAC at 941-639-8810), or email info@visualartcenter.org and someone will help you.


Class tuition is fully refundable, less a non-refundable reservation deposit of $25 ($20 VAC Member) up until 30 days prior to class. An Education Credit (less a non-refundable deposit) may be issued towards a future class between 29 days and 10 days prior to class start. All fees become non-refundable 9 days prior to class start unless the class is cancelled by the VAC.