Art and Design

ART 211

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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates

Section NoStart Date
127128May 5, 2014
148115August 25, 2014

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Watercolor Painting 1

Course Description

Introduction to color composition as it relates to still life and landscape painting will be covered in this course. Students will practice the use of dry-brush and wet-wash techniques.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ART 105 recommended or consent of instructor.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts, watercolor in particular, can function within society.
  • Compare water-based media to other art forms.
  • Create a watercolor painting with a complementary palette.
  • Create a watercolor painting which utilizes the textural qualities of the surface
  • Explore different water-based media.
  • Construct a watercolor painting that includes the value of the surface in the composition.
  • Apply color theory to produce a desired result.
  • Utilize the unique qualities of water-based media to express and/or evoke an emotional response.
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