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Undergraduate Course: Life Drawing with Anatomy (LLLA07009)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryTHIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.

This course enables students to explore the human form as an art practice in relation to the study of human anatomy. Students will have access to the life model as well as the eca historic collections of skeletons, anatomical casts and photographic slides and diagrams used over the last century to teach anatomy. Students will focus on the structure, form and movement of the human body using on-site work at Surgeons┐ Hall to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:

RESEARCH
use a visual sketchbook/journal to research, record and reflect on an increased understanding of the anatomical structure of the human form and examine its context within visual culture.

PRACTICE
demonstrate enhanced skills in working with a range of drawing, painting and mixed media materials to explore the structure, form and anatomy of the human form.
PRESENT
Select, edit and present a coherent body of visual studies, drawings and mixed media works which demonstrate an informed and individual response to the anatomy of the human figure.
Reading List
Recommended Marsh, R., 1970. Anatomy for artists, London: Dover.
Wolff, E., 1958. Anatomy for artists. 4th ed., London: H K Lewis.
Figura, S. and Freud, L., 2007. Lucian Freud: The Painter┐s Etchings, New York: Museum of Modern Art.
Browse and Darby, 1999. Euan Uglow. London: Browse and Darby
2005, New Perspectives in Drawing, London: Phaidon.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Ability to make effective use of observational drawing techniques
Understanding of the anatomy of the human body
Understanding of proportion and form
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of life drawing within visual culture
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Robbie Bushe
Tel:
Email: r.bushe@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400
Email: s.landles@ed.ac.uk
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