Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 293 - Advanced Projects in Watercolor

Description: Advanced projects in watercolor painting. Review of techniques and materials. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 195  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Individual education plan
  2. Personal development in style and watercolor painting techniques
  3. Art research
  4. Sketchbook
  5. Presentation and critique of completed work
  6. Formal elements and principles of design
  7. Historical and contemporary art examples
  8. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare an individual education plan including projected series concepts with a unified theme. (1)
  2. Identify and develop skills in the watercolor medium to reflect development in style, approach, palette, and/or process. (2)
  3. Research an artist, period or style relevant to the individual education plan. (3)
  4. Compose and maintain a sketchbook. (4)
  5. Produce exhibit-ready watercolor paintings. (2, 5)
  6. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (6)
  7. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (6)
  8. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (6)
  9. Recognize traditional, historical or contemporary examples of art. (7)
  10. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (5, 8)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.