PCC/ CCOG / ART

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ART 287B

Course Number:
ART 287B
Course Title:
Water Media II
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
60
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Explores intermediate and more advanced studio watercolor painting techniques, materials, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues to increase visual literacy. Presents a conceptual framework for critical analysis along with advanced art theory. Prerequisite: One term of ART 287 or ART 287A or instructor permission. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

  • May be taken 1 time for credit.
  • This is the second in a three course sequence.
  • A minimum 3 hours of homework per week in the form of private exploration of the concepts and processes introduced in class will be required.
  • College level reading comprehension is necessary.
  • Art 287 B fulfills Arts and Letters requirements for Gen. Ed., block transfer and PCC graduation.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  1. Solve more complex problems using additional strategies for expressing visual ideas through the Water Media painting medium.
  2. Create advanced personal works of art, which demonstrate an intermediate knowledge of the Water Media painting discipline, and the processes, materials, and techniques associated with.
  3. Ask meaningful questions, identify topical issues, and employ an expanding watercolor painting vocabulary in critical dialogue about the Water Media painting discipline.
  4. Utilize, interpret, and enjoy Water Media painting from different cultures facilitating increased engagement with the diversity of perspectives in the human experience.
  5. Enjoy a more sophisticated awareness of the physical world, the nature of the relationship of human beings to it, and our impact on it via the experience of Water Media painting.
  6. Implement expanded self-critiquing skills en route to autonomous expression throughWater Media painting with respect to the standards established in contemporary and historical works of art.

Course Activities and Design

  • The course may include demonstrations, slides, lectures, video/films and field trips.
  • Build upon current skill set with the intent of working towards technical and conceptual proficiency
  • Begin to develop personal work with an awareness of historical and contemporary artists working in water media.
  1. Create projects that incorporate a variety of technical skills with an awareness of the inherent characteristics of different water media processes.
  2. Begin to generate ideas/concepts with an awareness of the intended content of the work produced.
  3. Build upon current skill set with the intent of working towards technical proficiency.
  4. Develop safe studio practices in regards to the handling of tools, chemicals and machinery within a communal studio space.
  5. Further expand and utilize the necessary vocabulary specific to water media when participating in class critiques and discussions.
  6. Begin to assess and self-critique personal work to strategize creative solutions.
  7. Begin to develop personal work with an awareness of historical and contemporary artists working in water media.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • The course may include demonstrations, slides, lectures, video/films and field trips.
  • Build upon advanced skill set with the intent of working towards technical and conceptual proficiency.
  • Develop personal work with an awareness of historical and contemporary artists working in water media.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Solve more complex problems using additional strategies for expressing visual ideas through the watercolor painting medium.
  2. Create advanced personal works of art, which demonstrate an intermediate knowledge of the watercolor painting discipline, and the processes, materials, and techniques associated with.
  3. Ask meaningful questions, identify topical issues, and employ an expanding watercolor painting vocabulary in critical dialogue about the watercolor painting discipline.
  4. Employ, understand, interpret, and enjoy watercolor painting from different cultures facilitating increased engagement with the diversity of perspectives in the human experience.
  5. Enjoy a more sophisticated awareness of the physical world, the nature of the relationship of human beings to it, and our impact on it via the experience of watercolor painting.
  6. Implement expanded self-critiquing skills en route to autonomous expression through watercolor painting with respect to the standards established in contemporary and historical works of art.