ART 145B Intermediate Watercolor (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Further examination of watercolor painting characteristics. Students will explore methods and techniques in order to develop a deeper sensitivity to the medium. Focus on extending one's knowledge of color and texture. Emphasis on combining traditional and experimental approaches and the development of a personal style and subject matter.
All sections will charge a material fee of $10.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Understand and identify the major trends in regards to technique and materials in contemporary watercolor painting.
- Outcome 2: Effectively use alternative painting surfaces with water media.
- Outcome 3: Design paintings that address the interlocking visual relationship between background and foreground.
- Outcome 4: Produce a small coherent body of artwork that reflects the solving of artistic problems that are both general to art making and specific to watercolor painting.
- Outcome 5: Integrate tactile texture into an artwork using a variety of materials--sedimentary pigments, additive mediums, water-soluble pencils, and collage.
- Outcome 6: Produce a small coherent body of artwork that reflects the solving of unique artistic challenges (both technical and conceptual) set up by students.
- Outcome 7: Use strong vocabulary and presentation skills in order to analyze one's watercolor paintings and the work of others during lab hours and formal critiques.
- Outcome 8: Effectively revise one's work in response to instructor and peer feedback.