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Last approved: Tue, 24 May 2016 08:19:26 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Painting: Watercolor
Painting: Watercolor
Spring 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

FA 1026 or FA 1401 or permission of the instructor


Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

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FA 1028 - Painting: Watercolor
Fee Type
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.

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.
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Course Attribute

Former FA1028. Number and name change
Key: 10034