Introduction to Watercolor

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Watercolor

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art, Studio Art

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This foundation course will explore methods, techniques and various aspects of watercolor painting. The unique qualities of watercolor will be explored through direct observation exercises, demonstrations and individual projects. Watercolor techniques will be explored, including developing drawings to form strong compositions, capturing the effects of light, color-mixing and washes. Students will develop their painting skills, techniques, and aesthetic sensibilities to artistic expression in watercolor medium. The class format consists of studio work with lectures, examples, demonstrations, and individual as well as group critiques. Reading and homework assignments are coordinated with the studio work.

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