VA104 Language of Drawing II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
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VA104 Language of Drawing II 0 3 6 Monday 9-12
Prerequisite VA103 It is a prerequisite to

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Course Objectives The course aims are to bring student to deeper explore drawing media, techniques and subject matter. To train students with methods for human figure drawing with emphasis of drawing from observation human figure from structure to general: skeletal, muscles, body, and portrait. This course builds upon skills developed on Language of Drawing I with an emphasis on the development of personal style and individual expression.
Textbook Jeno Barcsay, Anatomy for the Artist, Sterling Publishing Co.Inc., New York, 2006.; Betty Edwards. The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Tarcher; Rev & Expand edition, 1999.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Draw human portrait and figure in a different poses.
  2. Create complex human figure compositions.
  3. Create a final drawing that expresses their personal voice and illustrates their understanding of human body.
  4. Execute your ideas and vision in different drawing media and techniques.
  5. Analyse artwork objectively .
Teaching Methods Focus is on practical exercises, also include: explanations, demonstrations, hands-on art studio work time.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to course. Presentation of subject matter.
Week 2 Anatomy of the human body: skull. Barcsay (2006), pp.250-255
Week 3 Anatomy of the human body: skeleton – standing pose Barcsay (2006), pp.14-41, 60-89,94-117,136-175.
Week 4 Anatomy of the human body: skeleton– laying down pose Barcsay (2006), pp. 180-189,196-221, 272-283.
Week 5 Drawing the human body: portrait – profile Barcsay (2006), pp. 236-249,256-271.
Week 6 Drawing the human body: portrait – frontal Barcsay (2006), pp. 236-249,256-271.
Week 7 MIDTERM EXAM Discussion
Week 8 Drawing the human body: portrait – three-quarter Barcsay (2006), pp. 236-249,256-271.
Week 9 Drawing the human figure – a standing pose Barcsay (2006), pp. 272-299.
Week 10 Drawing the human figure – a standing pose Barcsay (2006), pp. 272-299.
Week 11 Drawing the human figure – a sitting pose Barcsay (2006), pp. 272-299.
Week 12 Drawing the human figure – a sitting pose Barcsay (2006), pp. 272-299.
Week 13 Figural composition Barcsay (2006), pp.42-56, 91-93, 118-129, 177-179.
Week 14 Figural composition Barcsay (2006), pp.42-56, 91-93, 118-129, 177-179.
Week 15 Figural composition Barcsay (2006), pp.42-56, 91-93, 118-129, 177-179.
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 40
Assignments 14 15
Sketchbook 14 5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Midterm Exam Study 12 1 12
Assignments 3 14 42 Assignments 3 14 42
Home Study 2 14 28
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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