Undergraduate Course: Drawing Language and Expression 2 (LLLA07023)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS 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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:
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.
demonstrate an integrated drawing vocabulary through creating a range of drawings employing a range of drawing approaches and mediums to investigate various subject matters.
create an accomplished and related body of resolved work support by sketchbooks and developed studies showing the beginnings of a personal language.
Graham-Dixon, A., 2005. The secret of Drawing: parts 1-4, BBC video recording.
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
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||using drawing techniques and materials
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
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Ms Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400