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Watercolors are a brilliant, versatile and sometimes very challenging medium! Develop basic painting skills in transparency, washes, glazing, composition, color theory, color mixing and value along with masking techniques, glazing, additive and subtractive methods of using paints. Learn how to use photographs as resource material and how to develop your personal style. Each meeting will focus on developing basic skills while encouraging individual style and creativity. Class format consists of lectures, painting demonstrations, group and individual critiques and individually supervised exercises.

  • NOTE  Recommended prerequisite: Drawing I: Focus on Perception (ART-40166) or equivalent experience. First meeting mandatory. A materials list will be given in the first class meeting.

  • COURSE NUMBER  ART-40625
  • CREDIT  3.00 unit(s)


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