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May 24, 2016 by emauro
FA 2411 : Painting: Watercolor
Tue, 24 May 2016 08:19:26 GMT
Mon, 23 May 2016 19:49:41 GMT
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Fine Arts (FA)
Programs referencing this course
AHFA-BA: Art History and Fine Arts
FA-BA: Fine Arts
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Long Course Title
Short Course Title
Number of Credits
Default Grading Method
Repeatable for Credit?
FA 1026 or FA 1401 or permission of the instructor
Frequency of Offering
Are there Course Equivalents?
FA 1028 - Painting: Watercolor
Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.
These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.
Are Additional Resources Required?
Explanation of Additional Resources
Justification for Additional Resources
Describe any Sources of Additional Funding
Working with basic issues of light, color, and paint quality, students learn a variety of techniques, including working transparently, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, lifting, masking, and drybrush. Exploration of the medium’s inherent qualities as well as those it shares with other painting media. Laboratory fee.
1. Understand and recognize the fundamental elements of watercolor. 2. Complete assignments that utilize and explore these elements. 3. Develop observation skills by working from life. 4. Develop an understanding of the properties of color. 5. Explore the museums, galleries, lectures, and other arts programming available in Washington, DC.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
FA 2411 Watercolor sample.docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
Former FA1028. Number and name change
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