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Course Description

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Art and Design - ART 222

Watercolor Painting 2: Theory and Elements

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 221 where emphasis is on critiquing published works of art for watercolor and water-based media techniques and processes. Students also investigate how artists utilize the elements in watercolor and water-based media to create a variety of effects.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Determine why watercolor and water-based media paintings evoke positive responses from the viewer.
  • Determine how watercolor and water-based media works of art evolved through art history.
  • Compare and contrast the characteristics and applications of opaque and transparent watercolor and water-based media.
  • Differentiate the properties of watercolor and water-based media paints (i.e. opaque, transparent, staining, non-staining) that are unique to this art form.
  • Summarize the characteristics and application of transparent water-based media.
  • Evaluate how a watercolor and water-based media artist utilized washes to create a desired effect.
  • Construct a painting that utilizes masking techniques to emulate a published work of art.
  • Summarize why watercolor and water-based media artists utilize glazing techniques.
  • Critique published watercolor and water-based media artists' use of the elements and techniques for watercolor and water-based media paintings.
  • Design a series of watercolor and water-based media paintings utilizing a defined theory.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 222117120Water Paint 2 TheorRMT3Imirzian P11/20/0Open$37.00M  01:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday