Undergraduate Course: Research Drawing 2 (Painting) (ARTX08020)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
To develop an understanding of methods of information gathering, and the collection of visual resources appropriate to the discipline. The development of visual material through a wide range of approaches to drawing, as a way of initiating a personal perspective to practice
Aims of course
1 To engage in specialist drawing and research in relation to art practice.
2 To develop methodology of research in drawing through studio practice and self directed study
3 To test materials and processes to gain skills and knowledge towards visualization of ideas
Mode of delivery
Studio and location based drawing. External information gathering. Individual and group crit
Introduce core methodologies of artistic research.
Mixture of one-to-one group presentations and workshops.
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to locate and order visual information from one or more direct sources, exercising initiative and planning.
- Evaluate visual information and synthesise ideas through drawing and other constructed images.
- Identify and test appropriate methods to communicate ideas.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Books Vitamin D : New Perspectives in Drawing. Published Phaidon, 2005. The Drawing Book, Black Dog, 2007. Collage : Black Dog 2008. Phaidon Contemporary Artists series. Periodicals : Map Magazine ArtWorld Artforum Also as directed by studio staff
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Research, manage time, attend to visual material, assess and evaluate own and others work.
||Erasmus and International Study Abroad in Year 3 may be applied for.
|Keywords||SPECIALIZATION, METHODS, DEVELOPMENT
|Course organiser||Mr Gordon Brennan
Tel: (0131 6)51 5902
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879