Offered: Third Quarter, First Year
Instructors: Corinne Sandone, Associate Professor
Credits: 3 Credits: 3 Lecture hours and 9 Studio hours per week
Transparent watercolor rendering of tissue matter, plant and animal. Emphasis on realistic form, observation of color, color matching methods, depicting texture.
Using a 6-color palette, create variety of mixed color swatches. The strength of the preliminary tonal drawing is a factor in the finished painting. Understand effects of mixing complementary colors; observe qualities of pigments.
- Department library: numerous books on watercolor painting.
- Faculty collection of botanical illustration books.
- Slide images of medical and scientific color work; AMI Sourcebook.
- Autopsy for fresh tissue color.
- Swatch cards
- Botanical “portrait”: Painted from observation, capturing form and color of a plant specimen.
- Anatomical: Painted from cadaver sketches and references, translated into fresh tissue and/or didactic color.
- 1:1 faculty-student interface
- Interim class critiques
- Individual critiques
- Final grade
Three half days per week.
All students with disabilities who require accommodations for this course should contact Catherine L. Will, Disability Services Coordinator for Graduate Biomedical Education (email@example.com or 410-614-3781) at their earliest convenience to discuss their specific needs. Please note that accommodations are not retroactive.