Painting 1

  • Name:

    Painting 1 (PTNG101)

  • Department:

    Fine Arts

  • Credits:

    0.5 (semester course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    Drawing 1 (DRAW101)

Painting 1

Description:

This course covers various watercolor techniques and the fundamentals of color theory. Projects include still life, nature studies, landscapes, portraits, and illustrations, and creative projects.

Special Notes:

Each student needs weekly access to a scanner and/or a digital camera in order to submit artwork.

FROM THE TEACHER

Do you remember the little watercolor sets that you used as a child? You probably didn’t mix many new colors and probably mostly painted a coloring sheet. In some ways, watercolor may seem very basic, but once you know how to use your brushes, mix paint, and incorporate a variety of techniques, you’ll see that it is a beautiful way to represent the light, color, and detail that God placed all around you in nature. While any type of art takes effort, watercolor is one of the most beautifully simple styles of painting and can be enjoyed by anyone who is eager to learn. It is my favorite sort of painting for making gifts for others and I would love to help you find the projects that you enjoy as you learn to paint!

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

The course is well organized and easy to follow.

Maverick

It was fun to see other students' work!

Kaylea

I really loved this course.

Sarae

I have loved every bit of it! Each lesson has been so much fun and I have learned a lot.

Madison
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