PCC/ CCOG / ART

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ART 287C

Course Number:
ART 287C
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 Water Media painting techniques, materials, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues to increase visual literacy. Presents a further understood conceptual framework for critical analysis along with advanced art theory. Prerequisite: Two terms of ART 287 or ART 287B or instructor permission. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

  • May be taken 1 time for credit.
  • This course is the second of a three course sequence.
  • A minimum of 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 287C 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 watercolor painting medium.
  2. Create personal works of art, which demonstrate a strong understanding of the painting discipline, and the processes, materials, and techniques associated with it.Create advanced personal works of art, which demonstrate an intermediate knowledge of the watercolor painting discipline, and the processes, materials, and techniques associated with it.
  3. Ask meaningful questions, identify topical issues, and employ an expanded watearcolor 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.

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. 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. Practice safe studio practices in regards to the handling of tools, chemicals andmachinery within a communal studio space.
  5. Utilize the necessary vocabulary specific to water media when participating in class critiques and discussions.
  6. Assess and self-critique personal work to strategize creative solutions.
  7. 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 to further understand 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 it.
  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.