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Watercolour Painting Level 2

4th May 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watercolour Painting

Unit Code: JB22CY051

Level: Two

Credit Value: 3

Unit ID: CDE942


Sector: 9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design

Purpose and Aim:

To develop the use of watercolour techniques and mediums in the creation of artwork.


The learner will: The learner can:
1.  Be able to plan watercolour artwork.
1.1 Produce a plan for watercolour artwork in response to a project brief.
2.  Be able to use watercolour mediums and techniques.
2.1 Create artwork that shows the use of:

  • Watercolour mediums
  • Watercolour techniques.
3.  Be able to produce watercolour artwork.
3.1 Create watercolour artwork to meet a project brief.
4.  Be able to reflect on watercolour artwork.
4.1 Assess the use of watercolour mediums and techniques in a watercolour artwork using feedback from:

  • Tutor
  • Peer group.


Assessment Methods:

There is no assessment information available for this unit. Assessments used should be fit for purpose for the unit and learners, and generate evidence of achievement for all the assessment criteria.

Assessment Information:

Artwork: may be evidenced by one or more watercolour products. A plan for watercolour artwork will include: � identifying the elements of the brief � making a personal response to the brief � the selection and preparation of a surface � the selection of tools � the selection of watercolour mediums � the selection of watercolour techniques. Watercolour techniques: � flat wash � graded wash � variegated wash � wet in wet wash � wet in dry wash � dry brush technique � lifting dry watercolour � lifting wet watercolour � splattering � spray � scraffito � stamping � backwash � salt � alcohol � wax resist. Watercolour mediums: � granulation � blending � lifting � masking � texturing � iridescence � gum Arabic � ox gall � aquapasto AC 2.1 A minimum of 10 techniques and 3 mediums must be evidenced.


The following key themes can be integrated into this unit

Identity & Culture

Wealth & Poverty

Climate Change

Consumption & Waste

The Natural Environment

Assessor Requirements:

There is no information regarding specific assessor requirements for this unit. Centres should select assessors who are trained in assessment, and who have subject specific competence to assess at this level.


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