Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
ART 131 and ART 184.
Continues exploration watercolor's unique qualities as a painting medium. Emphasizes fundamental skills, color, and composition while painting from a variety of subjects. May be repeated for credit.
1. Use materials unique to watercolor, such as brushes, paints, and paper.
2. Create original watercolor paintings that incorporate the elements of art, principles of design, and compositional strategies.
3. Apply basic and experimental techniques unique to watercolor medium.
4. Use media-specific terminology to receive and provide feedback.
I. Concepts and vocabulary of watercolor
II. Types of watercolor materials: palette, brushes, paints, paper
III. Techniques unique to watercolor
IV. Use of color and creating compositions
V. Cohesive body of work
VI. Studio time management
VII. Constructive critique, giving and receiving
Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course, please see the syllabus for a detailed list.
Grading is based on assignment completion and participation in discussions and critiques of assignments.