Course detail

Figural Drawing

FSI-YKFAcad. year: 2017/2018

The subject focuses on figure drawing. The drawing by live model allows possibility of getting the habit to reduce, get to the essence and characteristics, and develop creative search.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Technical and routine drawing of figure and gaining basic habits for building up volume during drawing of figure, its movement and character.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of perspective, ability to use it when building up volume in drawing a head by live model.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kos, J., Žilák, P.,: Anatomie člověka pro výtvarníky, Aventinum, Praha, 1996
Bammes, G.: Der nackte Mensch, Veb Verlag der Kunst, Dresden 1988 (DE)
Ballestar, V.; Vigué, J.: Skici - kompletní průvodce skicováním, Rebo, Barcelona, 2005
Pijoan, J.: Dějiny umění 1-12, Odeon/Euromedia-Knižní klub a Balios, Praha, 1986/2000, 2003
Reyna, R.: How to draw what you see, Watson-Guptill publications, New York 1996 (EN)
Reyna, R.: How to draw what you see, Watson- Guptill publications, New York, 1996

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Creative work in ateliers.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Graded course-unit credit requirements: Attendance at exercises, meeting assigned projects deadlines.
Resulting evaluation consists of evaluations on tasks (drawings). In total it will be possible to aquire 100 points. Resulting classification will be defined by the ECTS scale.
If some of the projects are awarded less than half of the maximum pts., final evaluation of the course is "failed".
According to the article No. 13 of Study and Examination Rules of Brno University of Technology ECTS evaluation degree scale is used. . If some of the projects are awarded less than 50 pts., final evaluation of the course is "failed". The course is evaluated with the following grades: ECTS EVALUATION DEGREES / PTS. RATING / NUMERIC RATING: A / 100 - 90 / 1 / Excellent; B /89 - 80 / 1,5 / Very good; C / 79 - 70 / 2 / Good; D / 69 - 60 / Satisfactory; E / 59 - 50 / Sufficient; F / 49 - 0 / 4 / Failed.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the subject is to deepen the knowledge of drawing as basic way of visual recording. Practical workshop emphasizes the building up of volume, movement and character of model.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Compulsory attendance at seminars. Education runs according to the week schedule. The way of compensation of missed seminars is specified by the tutor.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2A-P Master's

    branch M-PDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

labs and studios

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Drawing head by live model, rules for its structure;
Drawing of sitting model to the waist by live model, rules for its structure;
Drawing of sitting model to the waist by live model;
Drawing of sitting model to the waist by live model;
Study of moving figure by live model, rules for its structure;
Study of moving figure by live model;
Study drawing of nude;
Study drawing of nude;
Study drawing of nude;
Study drawing of nude;
Study drawing of nude;
Study drawing of nude;
Evaluation of the semester /analysis of strengths and weaknesses of individual works/.

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