Department of Art

Studio Arts - Watercolor Painting

water color

The focus of watercolor courses is to develop a better understanding of visual thinking relative to the watercolor medium. Techniques and methods are explored as well as the varied opportunities for expression relevant to watercolor painting.

The course is comprised of studio work, outside assignments, class critiques of individual work, slides lectures, and technical demonstrations.



Degree Plan

There are two degree paths in the watercolor program:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Studio Art
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Studio Art

The following Program Study Plans will help you determine which classes are needed to complete a degree in a timely fashion:


  • Watercolor is taught in Garwood 34. This room measures 21’ x 44’.
  • The studio has 15 watercolor easels, and equipment for stretching paper.
  • This studio houses a ventilated spray booth accessible to all areas of the department.