Undergraduate Course: Developing a Sketchbook (LLLA07032)
|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.
For students who already are using a sketchbook to record visual ideas and research, this course is designed to extend the scope of how an art and design sketchbook can operate as a tool to record visual images to reveal a more focussed personal visual language for a particular range of media and techniques. The emphasis will be on following and sustaining themes and lines of enquiry over the duration of the course which are ready to be expanded and developed into more resolved works out with the sketchbook.
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:
use a sketchbook to develop and sustain a focussed range visual ideas, images and research;
make appropriate choices in the range of drawing, painting and mixed media techniques both within a sketchbook and in development studies;
present sustained lines of enquiry and insightful reflection in the selection and editing of visual ideas.
PERRELLA, L., 2004. Artists' Journal and Sketchbooks: Exploring and Creating Personal Pages, Gloucester, MA: Quarry Books.
BRERETON, R., 2009, Sketchbooks: the hidden art of designers, illustrators and creative, London: Laurence King.
MANCO, T., 2007, Street sketchbooks, London: Thames and Hudson
MASLEN, M., 2011, Drawing projects : an exploration of the language of drawing, London: Black Dog Publishing
GIACOMETTI, A. (1901-1966), 1967, Giacometti : a sketchbook of interpretive drawings, New York: H. N. Abrams
NORDLAND, G., 2007, Richard Diebenkorn in New Mexico Santa Fe, NM : Museum of New Mexico Press ; Taos : Harwood Museum of Art .
HOCKNEY, D., 1978, Travels with pen, pencil and ink, New York: Petersburg Press
DOIG, P., 2005, Peter Doig : works on paper , Dallas, TX: The Dallas Museum of Art Toronto: The Art Gallery of Ontario, Ko┐ln : Ko┐nig
ARTS COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN, 1974, Jasper Johns drawings, London: Arts Council of Great Britain.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||using a sketchbook as an artist┐s/designers┐ tool
recording and developing visual ideas
deploying skills in drawing, painting and mixed media
ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of sketchbooks within visual culture
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Ms Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400