ART 223: Watercolor Painting III

Class Program
Degree Code
Humanities Performance/Skill
Credits 5 Lecture Hours 44 Lab Hours 22

Advanced water color painting is an emphasis upon the student’s artistic growth and the development of his or her own style and voice using watercolor techniques and materials.



ART 221 and ART 222 or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of color theory
  2. Apply basic principles of elements of design in painting
  3. Demonstrate basic techniques of water color
    1. Brush movement
    2. Wash technique wet on wet color application
    3. Experimentation with water color textures
    4. Space and depth
  4. Create a focus in style, materials, concept, and/or subject matter.
Course Content Outline
With the instructor’s input, students will develop projects that address watercolor skills and materials.
Department Guidelines

Final portfolios/projects should reflect the accumulation of learned skills in techniques, materials, and in developing their own styles.

PO5 should be assessed: Students will be able to solve problems by gathering, interpreting, combining and/or applying information from multiple sources.