Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ART 296 - Watercolor III

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): ART 295  

Course Description: Students work in a semi-independent format, allowing them to develop a creative thinking and self-expression approach to painting style and imagery to expand aesthetic awareness and develop a personal visual language in an historical and contemporary context. Course assignments explore the practice of series development, media experimentation and mastering techniques, including the use of alternate painting surfaces such as Yupo and watercolor board. The emphasis is on individual development of imagery and style. A combination of mini-lectures, demonstrations, studio work and group discussions focus on the materials, theory, and philosophies of watercolor painting.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Conceptualize and execute paintings in a series, with a personal approach to style, technique, color, theory, and imagery. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Create paintings independently.
  • CLO#3: Communicate ideas using written and graphic concepts introduced in lectures, projects and group discussions.

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