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Undergraduate Course: Drawing Language and Expression 2 (LLLA07023)

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.

Drawing is a fundamental activity for all artists and designers. This course is intended for those who wish to build on their personal drawing language and expression, gathering research material based on a specific theme, subject or idea. Carrying out work in their own time, and through discussions with the tutor, students will have the time to develop a sustained and focused body of work. Creating drawings that enable engagement in a dialogue with the work, questioning what drawing can be, challenging students┐ thoughts and approaches, pushing students┐ individual boundaries of expression.
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
Make an informed use of a sketchbook which demonstrates insight in the use of collected text and visual material to develop ideas and knowledge and themes, through exploring a range of primary and secondary sourced images supported by background research.

PRACTICE
demonstrate an integrated drawing vocabulary through creating a range of drawings employing a range of drawing approaches and mediums to investigate various subject matters.

PRESENT
create an accomplished and related body of resolved work support by sketchbooks and developed studies showing the beginnings of a personal language.
Reading List
Recommended

Documentary Video
Graham-Dixon, A., 2005. The secret of Drawing: parts 1-4, BBC video recording.
Books
Dexter, E., 2005. Vitamin D: new perspectives in drawing. New York: Phaidon Press.
Kovats, T. ed., 2007. The Drawing Book. London: Black Dog Publishing
Duff, L., and Sawdon, P. eds., 2008. Drawing: the purpose. Bristol: Intellect.
Kingston, A. ed., 2003. What is drawing? : three practices explored: Lucy Gunning, Claude Heath, Rae Smit. London, New York: Black Dog Publishing.
Doyle, M., 2002. Drawing on Space. London: The Drawing Room.
Tracey, Downs, S., ed., 2007. Drawing Now: Between the Lines of Contemporary Art. London; New York: I.B. Tauris.
Dillon, B., Harbison, I., 2009. The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing, London: Hayward Gallery/South Bank Centre
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills using drawing techniques and materials
observational drawing
understanding of how to developing research material/ideas
effective use of composition, proportion and form
ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of 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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