Course Description

Watercolor I

The focus of this course will be color. Learn how the shade, tint, and value of color can distinctly change the very same painting from somber to exhilarating. Create expressive watercolor pieces using traditional techniques under the watchful eye of the instructor.

Watercolor II

Expand your painting experience as you develop your painting style. Instruction includes a variety of techniques such as wet on wet, dry on wet, resist methods, and more.

Course Objectives
Watercolor I
  1. Apply techinical skills: painting skies, trees, buildings, rock, texture, faces, and figures
  2. Plan a painting in design and composition
  3. Understand value as it relates to painting
  4. Understand wet on wet techniques to express emotion and feeling
  5. Use varying techniques to express emotion and feeling

Watercolor II

  1. Name and choose color schemes and apply them appropriately
  2. Incorporate the elements of design using still life, landscape, portrait or abstract themes
  3. Understand value and its relationship in composition
  4. Identify common color theory and color schemes
  5. Change the value of any color by shading, tinting, adding its compliment and varying the amount of water
  6. Apply color to a variety of paper surfaces to create various effects
  7. Change the value of any color by shading, tinting, adding its compliment and varying the amount of water
  8. Watercolor with better control and achievement through short exercises and assigned paintings



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Course Syllabus
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