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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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ARTZ 224 - Watercolor I

Credit(s): 3

A study of the history, materials, techniques and presentation of transparent watercolor, this course considers a variety of subject matter. Summer classes will be conducted “en plein air” (outdoors) weather permitting. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate the basic technical aspects of paint handling and manipulation, formal composition, and color theory and mixing.
  • Explain tools, materials, craftsmanship, content, and professionalism.
  • Discuss the various tools and techniques of transparent watercolor and to fain an understanding and appreciation of its many facets.
  • Discuss critical and conceptual concerns, such as visual problem solving and development of personal expression and visual language.
  • Understand the history of the medium and its foremost practices, past and present.
  • Develop a portfolio of finished work, properly signed and matted for presentation.
  • Examine the role of the Arts as a reflection of culture.

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