Course detail

Studio I - Sculpture 1 - summer

FaVU-B1S1-LAcad. year: 2019/2020

Studies concentrate on classical disciplines of sculpture: portrait, figure, relief, minor objects of plastic art, monumental sculpture:
Materials used: all kinds from traditional materials to new media.
Bachelor's course concentrates on figure studies based on live models, co-operation with architects, free creation on students' own themes.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The knowledge of a wider artistic context of the atelier.


Theoretic and practical experience from the first completed semester of studies.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Edward Lucie Smith - Artoday, 1995 Phaidon
Thelma Golden, Lynn M.Herbert, Robert Storr, Katy Siegel, art:21, Harry N.Abrams, inc., New York 2001
David Medek, Tomáš Medek. GVV Pardubice
H. Gardiner, CH.Gere, ed.: Art Practice in a Digital Culture

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations and lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The same assignment every year: two selfportraits. The first selfportrait is supposed to be the most accurate study moulded in clay. The second selfportrait is completely free and can be worked on in a wholly "unsculptural" way. The purpose of the task: to give students time and place for the concentration on themselves.


To learn about the basics of the atelier studies.

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

Lessons are mandatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer