Mar 07, 2021
ART 195 - Watercolor II
Description: Independent development using the watercolor medium. Study of varied techniques will be utilized to meet individual needs. Application of design principles.
Prerequisites: ART 194
- Review of strokes, washes, paper properties
- Review of terms and color theory and design principles
- Basic washes combined with other techniques with subject matter showing textures of various kinds
- Experimental "splotch" and development
- Graphite washes
- Resist techniques and exploration of turpentine build-up as nontraditional resist for texture
- Wetting both sides of heavier paper (rag-content) and working all through wet-into-wetvarious strengths of pigment to hold
- Combining techniques with subjects of choice for texture, various washes in combination with techniques of resist, splatter, sand, etc. for texture
- Development of project with three overlapping ideas about a single person, place, or thing
- Formal elements and principles of design
- Historical and contemporary art examples
- Students will show perfection of the discipline of loose washes and positive, more spontaneous brush strokes.
- Students will choose from the various techniques to show reflected light effects, reflections into reflective surfaces, reflected lights and colors of adjacent objects.
- Students will develop paintings through washes loose to line work as well as developing individual control for wet-into-dry areas.
- Student will show understanding of corrective techniques.
- Student will fulfill exercises in text for creative development and experimental techniques.
- Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design.
- Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
- Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.
- Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.