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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 with min. 1.0

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Students who are interested in Watercolor
Active Date 20210311T08:49:53

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
  • Develop and complete a representational landscape watercolor painting utilizing brush, palette knife and sponges and emphasizing light and shadow
  • Develop and complete a semi abstract watercolor painting focusing on a macro view of selected subject with a strong compositional emphasis and glazing
  • 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
  •  Develop and complete a contemporary figurative watercolor painting utilizing masking and subtractive techniques in a monochromatic palette

Student Learning Outcomes
Draw and paint a wide variety of subjects from life, as well as from reference photos (landscape, botanical, human, and animal forms, still life, and nonorganic) using watercolor and a variety of tools at an intermediate level.

Integrate the following concepts into paintings: line, shape, light and shadow, color, texture, space and motion, rhythm, contrast, dominance, variation, and unity at an intermediate level.

Articulate the real-world application of copyright and the potential consequences of misuse.

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