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Watercolor Painting I
Course: ART165

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   6 Period(s)   5.1 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Transparent and Gouache watercolor painting

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Contrast various water soluble media and practice techniques in using them. (I)
2. Describe fundamental water soluble surfaces, preparations, and methods. (II)
3. Describe the elements of a watercolor painting, including design, drawing, and color. (III)
4. Visit museums, galleries, and/or exhibitions to view examples of historical and contemporary painting. (IV)
5. Create and maintain an idea sketchbook, using a variety of resources. (V)
6. Describe and apply various methods of presenting watercolor paintings, including framing, matting, and mounting. (VI)
7. Evaluate one`s own work and the works of other watercolor artists. (VII)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Water Soluble Media
   A. Transparent
   B. Opaque
   C. Ink
   D. Others
II. Watercolor Methods
   A. Terminology
   B. Painting surfaces, preparation, and use
   C. Water soluble applications and techniques
III. Watercolor Elements
   A. Design
   B. Drawing
   C. Color structure
IV. Historical and Contemporary Artists
   A. Galleries, museums, and exhibitions
   B. Library and electronic resources
   C. Other resources
V. Idea Sketchbook
   A. Sources
   B. Maintenance
   C. Artistic development
VI. Presentation Methods
   A. Framing
   B. Matting
   C. Mounting
   D. Others
VII. Evaluation of Watercolors
   A. Analytic methods
   B. Self-evaluation
   C. Group critique
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/27/1995

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