Course detail

Life Drawing 2 - summer

FaVU-VK2-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course aims at students' improving of their figural drawing skills, emphasizing the correct construction of the figure, its proportion, anatomy, expression, and composition.

Bibliography:
Bammes, Gottfried: Der nackte Mensch, Verlag der Kunst, Dresden, 1982
Hogarth, Burne: Dynamic Anatomy, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1990
Barcsay, Jeno: Anatomie artistique l'homme, Vincent, Fréal & Cie, Paris, 1960
Zrzavý, Josef: Anatomie pro výtvarníky, Avicenum, Praha, 1977

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A study, expressive drawing. Formal aspects are emphasized.

Prerequisites

Students have to have basic orientation in the human anatomy terminology as well as in morphology and antropology. The have to be acquainted with the elements of linear perspective. They have to be familiar with art history and be able to respond to the given examples from art history.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Josef Zrzavý, Anatomie pro výtvarníky, Praha 1977
Smith, Ray: Encyklopedie výtvarných technik a materiálů, Slovart, 2000
Bammes, Gottfried: Der nackte Mensch, Verlag der Kunst, Dresden, 1982
Hogarth, Burne: Dynamic Anatomy, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1990
Barcsay, Jeno: Anatomie artistique l'homme, Vincent, Fréal & Cie, Paris, 1960

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar, exercise in drawing.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Presentation of completed works.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The elementary drawing habits and the "hygiene" of drawing: distance, angle of view, horizon
The characteristics of various drawing materials and ways of drawing
Countour, line, and tone drawing
Fast drawings
Expressional and "free' drawing

Aims

The objectives of the course: students will acquire better drawing skills and techniques.

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

seminar - 80% attendance mandatory

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch () , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APE , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

78 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning