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ART-241-01, Watercolor Painting: Landscapes (SU15)

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Raines

SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: M, T, W, TH & F/9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., 06/01/2015-06/05/2015

COURSE CONTENT:

The class will instruct students in methods and techniques of watercolor landscape painting.  Class instruction and demonstrations will be given on location at beautiful settings on or near campus and in the surrounding Baltimore area. No previous experience in drawing or painting is necessary as Professor Raines’ instruction is carefully tailored to each student’s experience level as she interprets the landscape and develops her understanding of the watercolor medium. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

1. A variety of technical manipulations of the medium: wash, wet on wet, dry brush, selective wetting.

2. Develop an understanding of various types of landscape scenes: panorama, farm scene, wooded, river, marine.

3. Students will learn how to select and apply appropriate techniques to special scenes and arrive at completed and interpretative pictures.

METHODS:

1. Demonstrations given during morning hours and individual practice in afternoon.

2. Group and individual critiques during the session.

REQUIREMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS:

As the classes are extensive, no homework will be given during the regular session.  A portfolio of finished work will be assigned and due on the exam date for the class.

REQUIRED TEXT AND MATERIALS:

No text. Bring a large water container, folding chair or blanket to the first class.  A kit of materials will be provided.

RECOMMENDED READING PRIOR TO THE CLASS:

There are no readings or requirements prior to the first class.