As a student enrolled in this course, you will explore the basic Elements and Principles of Art, and relate them
to the two and three dimensional aspects of PAINTING.
We focus on the basic tools of artmaking when sketching our ideas:
Elements: line, shape, texture, value, color, space
Principles: balance, unity, rhythm, emphasis, variety, proportion
You will be encouraged to express yourself in your painting through the use of different techniques and media.
You will be taught how to use a variety of different paint media, tools and approaches to painting.
I hope you enjoy painting as much as we do!
*This course may be repeated for another semester of credit.
Students will begin painting class with a discuss on color, and creating a watercolor wheel.
Students will learn about paper, brushes, and application.
Watercolor painting is the process of painting with pigments that are mixed with water. ... A watercolorist uses watercolor painting techniques like washes, working wet in wet and wet on dry, lifting out and masking out for highlights, and dozens of other techniques to achieve textural effects.