2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ART 204 Watercolor, Beginning (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
A studio course that will explore the elements of watercolor techniques. Students will express themselves using methods applicable to transparent and opaque watercolor approache and also gain a historical overview of watercolor.

Student Outcomes
1.Students will gain experience with and acquire competency in sketching and painting techniques.
2.Students will learn to generate, plan and organize creative individual projects and see them through to completion.
3.Students will learn to interpret and express both still life and natural forms both creatively and illustratively.
4.Students will be able to use a variety of textural techniques, design concepts and mixed-media combinations.
5.Students will develop greater imaginative and visualization skills.
6.Students will expand their knowledge of the historical and theoretical backgrounds of painting.
7.Students will develop awareness of correct product handling, safety and ecology in painting.
8.Students will heighten appreciation of their natural and human aesthetic environment and the importance of it’s role in the world.

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