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Course Description

Surprise yourself by recreating the joy you felt painting when you were young. Awaken your creative spirit under the guidance of our highly skilled instructor as you learn to use watercolors. You will find out how expressive just four materials — paint, water, brush, and paper — can be. Learn about pigments, paints, brushes, palettes, washes, and more while experimenting with the design concepts of space, color, and composition. All skill levels are welcome.

Course Outline

 

  • Color Wheel: water to pigment ratio science of watercolor
  • Limited Color Pallet: Scumbling, Dry Brush Watercolor Apple Paul Cezanne
  • Tonal Values: Glazing & Preserving white areas Value Scale : Black and White Bust
  • Tonal Values: Linear Perspective Paint your room in tonal values
  • Run Through Nature: Staining, Scavenger Hunt : Run, Blooms, Bleeds
  • Run Through Nature
  • Trees in a Landscape: Wet-n-wet
  • Working with Water: Lifting Making waves and setting sail
  • Painting Water: granulation and transparency
  • Florals in Glass
  • Portraits: expressive backgrounds Ali Cavanaugh
  • Portraits Final Critique

Learner Outcomes

Students will find out how expressive just four materials — paint, water, brush, and paper — can be. Learn about pigments, paints, brushes, palettes, washes, and more while experimenting with the design concepts of space, color, and composition.
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Section Title
Basic Watercolor Techniques
FIS ID
318794
Type
Discussion / Lecture
Days
F
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
May 24, 2024 to Jun 28, 2024
Type
Discussion / Lecture
Days
F
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Jul 12, 2024
Type
Discussion / Lecture
Days
F
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Jul 26, 2024 to Aug 09, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Levine Campus / CPCC
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $259.00
Additional Fee(s)
Accident Insurance $1.60 Mandatory
CAPS Fee $12.00 Mandatory
Drop Request Deadline
May 17, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
May 17, 2024
Instructors
  • Ida Irby
Section Notes

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