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    Erie Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
Spring 2018 Catalog

AT 213 - Introduction to Watercolor Painting

Credit Hours: 3

This course will introduce the student to watercolor painting with an emphasis on the fundamentals of composition, value, and color relationships. Students learn to control the medium of watercolor and produce watercolor paintings. This will be achieved in the spirit of individual growth and the development of each student's style.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course the students should be able to:

  • control the medium of watercolor using various techniques learned from demonstration and practice;
  • create watercolor paintings successfully using the principles of art (balance, emphasis, variety, graduation, movement, proportion, harmony, unity) to organize the elements of art (color, line, texture, shape and space);
  • orally critique works of other students as to techniques, elements and principles of art utilizing watercolor terminology; and
  • understand and use the different approaches to transparent watercolor painting from oil or other opaque painting. 

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