Course Description

"Mastering the Mesmerizing World of Watercolor: A Comprehensive Guide"

Welcome to an artistic odyssey that promises to unlock the mysteries of one of the most poetic and timeless mediums: watercolor painting. This evocative art form, which has whispered the secrets of the great maestros of yesteryears, is about to unravel its magic to you.

Watercolor painting is more than just a hobby; it's an expression, a language without words. While its roots trace back to ancient civilizations, its beauty remains undiminished, proving its ageless charm. The power of watercolor lies in its versatility; whether you're capturing the soft hues of a morning sky or the vibrant burst of autumn leaves, this medium offers a spectrum of possibilities.

However, venturing into the vast universe of watercolor can be daunting. Rows upon rows of art supplies, a plethora of brands, and the sheer diversity of tools can leave beginners overwhelmed. But fret not. Our course is designed to be your guiding light, your beacon in this vast expanse.

Course Highlights:

  1. A Historical Walkthrough: Understand the rich tapestry of watercolor art's history. From ancient murals to the Renaissance maestros, discover the evolution of this age-old technique.

  2. Foundations First: We ensure a strong grounding in basics. From understanding the paper's tooth to mastering the dance of wet-on-wet, we've got you covered.

  3. Demystifying Art Supplies: Navigate the labyrinth of art stores with confidence. We'll break down everything - from choosing the right palette to understanding brush anatomy, like its 'belly-width'.

  4. Professional Insights: Learn not just from one, but several master artists. Their tips, tricks, and hacks could be the difference between a good painting and a great one.

  5. Critique & Appreciation: Witness an in-depth analysis of iconic watercolor masterpieces, understanding the techniques employed, and drawing inspiration.

  6. Hands-On Practice: Engage in step-by-step exercises. Start with simple strokes and gradually transition to full-fledged compositions.

  7. Interactive Learning: Unlike many courses that rely on passive learning, we adopt an interactive approach. This ensures knowledge retention and provides room for creativity.

  8. Building a Watercolor Lexicon: Acquaint yourself with essential terminologies. Whether it's understanding 'value' in painting or distinguishing between gradients, you'll speak the watercolor language fluently.

  9. Community Building: Connect with fellow learners and artists. Share, learn, and grow together in a nurturing environment.

  10. Tailored for All: This course is a universal fit. Whether you're dabbling out of curiosity, reigniting a lost passion, or considering a professional journey, our curriculum caters to varied aspirations.

Dive into this enchanting world, where each brushstroke tells a tale, where every wash sings a melody. Envision, create, and narrate your stories on canvas. As you immerse yourself, remember: it's not just about the art but also the joyous journey, the therapeutic rhythm of the brush, and the dance of colors on paper.

So, let's embark on this voyage together. Let's paint dreams, let's weave magic. Let the watercolor adventure begin!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what water color painting is.
  • Identify the equipment you need to do water color painting.
  • Demonstrate working with color.
  • Demonstrate watercolor techniques.
  • Demonstrate practicing the principals of design and basic painting.
  • Demonstrate steps to creating your painting.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 100 points
Introduction 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 5-1 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 5-2 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 5-3 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 6-1 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 6-2 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 6-3 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 7-1 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 7-2 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 100 points
Lesson 10 Assignment 100 points
The Final Assignment 100 points
Final Painting and Thoughts 100 points
Be Creative 100 points
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