ART 166 - Watercolor Painting II

Course Description

Watercolor II deals with advanced problems in watercolor painting with special emphasis on individual development and creativity particularly in the area of compositional conceptualization. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

ART 165

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe skills and techniques appropriate to watercolor painting.
  • Describe elements of good composition.
  • Explain why innovation, style and creativity are essential in painting.
  • Use color mixing techniques.
  • Demonstrate watercolor concepts from one painting to the next.
  • Analyze the composition and underlying structure of a painting.
  • Employ problem solving strategies that incorporate self-reflection and research.
  • Demonstrate independent work ethic as a painter.
  • Students will transfer learned painting skills and techniques.
Human Dimension:
  • Use the content in this course to inform and help correlate research and imagination to develop others and themselves.
  • Interact with others when painting.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Learn an appreciation for the variety of techniques available to execute compelling works of watercolor art.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Identify influences on artwork.