An introduction to the techniques and materials of watercolor painting. Includes use of creative effects, additive and subtractive approaches, and mixing of color to create effective paintings in a step-by-step manner. Group 2 course.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Use watercolor terminology.
- Describe watercolor painting techniques and creative effects.
- Explain how elements and principles of design are used in watercolor painting.
- Use color mixing techniques.
- Analyze the composition and structure of a painting.
- Demonstrate independent work ethic as a painter.
- Demonstrate creativity in paintings.
- Employ problem solving strategies that incorporate self-reflection and research.
- Develop their own stylistic vocabulary through review of professional experimentation, and their own personal practice.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Use the content in this course to inform and help others and themselves.
- Interact with others when critiquing and discussing paintings.
Learning How to Learn:
- Learn an appreciation for the variety of techniques available to execute a painting.
- Identify influences on artwork.
- Correlate research and imagination to develop unique paintings.