Watercolour Painting (ART251) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Watercolour Painting ART251 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Basic information on watercolour art and its historical background. Information on the technique, media and materials of the watercolour. Application of watercolour painting techniques at basic level.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Definition of watercolour media and materials.
  • Historical progress of the art of watercolour painting.
  • Application of watercolour techniques at basic level.
  • Visiting art exhibitions.
Course Content Basic knowledge of watercolour painting art and its history; watercolour techniques, tools and materials; demonstration of some real watercolour painting samples; basic principles and practice of painting techniques.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction, definition of watercolour painting media and materials
2 Basic art concepts, painting art and its relation with other art branches
3 Watercolour painting techniques, demonstration of main principles with examples
4 Applied watercolour painting techniques (Demonstration of ten separate techniques)
5 Watercolour painting studies in relation with colors (Theoretical and basic colour knowledge, researches on main and complementary colours besides contrasting colours and use of colours in compositions)
6 Demonstration of light and shadow besides introducing main principles (To paint a spherical form with wet on wet technique by saving white of the paper to make study on light and shadow practices. Application of the similar practice on an object. To make practices with layer by layer painting system and practice light and shadow)
7 Midterm
8 Still life study with wet on wet technique and with dry brush painting system (Dry brush technique, background painting and composition studies, Presentation of selected examples in relation with the relevant topics)
9 Information on perspective and application on a landscape painting - I (Air perspective application)
10 Information on perspective and application on a landscape painting - II (Line perspective application)
11 Special watercolour techniques and application of snow painting on a landscape by saving white of the paper
12 Applied special techniques in watercolour painting (Sunset in a landscape)
13 Designing postcards with the learned techniques
14 Watercolour historical background in brief
15 Discussions on term assignments
16 Final assessment

Sources

Other Sources 1. Çağlarca, S. (1985). Suluboya Resim Tekniği. İstanbul: İnkılap Kitabevi.
2. Eyüboğlu, B. R. (1977). Resme Başlarken. İstanbul: Cem Yayınevi.
3. İslimyeli, N. (2005). Suluboya Resim Sanatı Tarihi. Ankara: Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı.
4. Özkan, K. (2001). Su Resimleri - Süleyman Seyyid’den Günümüze Türk Resminde Suluboya. İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları.
5. Paige, L. L. (2005). Watercolour Techniques. London: Apple Press.
6. Parramon, J. M., & Fresquet, G. (2004). Suluboya Resim Sanatı. İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi.
7. Çeşitli uluslar arası müzelerden ve internetten derlenmiş slaytlar

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 10 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 3 30
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 30 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses X

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design.
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability.
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics.
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness.
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 10 2 20
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 3 4 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 3 4 12
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 100