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ART 156 - Watercolor Painting II

5 Credits
Watercolor Painting with specific focus on color, composition and imagery while learning and practicing Intermediate Watercolor techniques

Pre-requisite(s) ART 155

Designed to Serve Students who are interested in Watercolor
Active Date 2016-03-02

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 44 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 77
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
1) Develop and complete a representational landscape watercolor painting utilizing brush, palette knife and sponges and emphasizing light and shadow

2) Develop and complete a semi abstract watercolor painting focusing on a macro view of selected subject with a strong compositional emphasis and glazing

3) Research and develop a traditional watercolor painting which incorporates the stylistic aspects of a watercolor Master Painter , accompanied by a written report of the master painters technique

4) Develop and complete a contemporary figurative watercolor painting utilizing masking and subtractive techniques in a monochromatic palette

Student Learning Outcomes
Experience and utilize a variety of watercolor materials and tools at an intermediate level

Draw and paint a wide variety of subjects, ie: landscape, botanical, human and animal forms, still life, nonorganic: from life as well as from reference photos

Understand and incorporate the following concepts into paintings: line, shape, light and shadow, color, texture, space and motion, rhythm, contrast, dominance, variation and unity

Discuss the real world application of copyright and understand the potential consequence of misuse

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