ART 145A Introduction to Watercolor Painting (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to the basic characteristics of watercolor: its physicality, tools, techniques, and history. Students will explore methods and techniques in order to develop an understanding of the medium. Emphasis will be placed on aptitude, artistic growth, and technical, perceptual, and conceptual skills to produce and analyze watercolor paintings.
All sections will charge a material fee of $10.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Distinguish major historical approaches, both technical and conceptual, in the area of watercolor painting.
- Outcome 2: Describe, categorize, and analyze the variety of watercolor pigments and painting processes.
- Outcome 3: Improve technical skills during the course in order to effectively conceptualize and execute basic assignments in watercolor.
- Outcome 4: Solve painting problems effectively and creatively by moving from the generation of ideas, through alterations, to the final work.
- Outcome 5: Acquire vocabulary and presentation skills in order to analyze one's watercolor paintings and the work of others during lab hours and formal critiques.
- Outcome 6: Effectively revise one's work in response to instructor and peer feedback.