Science in Watercolor

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Lesson Details


  • Ages: 9-19

Time Requirements

  • Prep: 1-2 hours
  • Lesson: 1-4 hours in two or more sessions
  • Clean Up: 30 minutes

Learning Objectives

  • Pigment – sources; the science of mixing and binding colors
  • Science of light, color, and contrast
  • Physical/chemical reactions of paint and paper
  • Digital photography
  • History of watercolor and paper