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Undergraduate Course: How to use a Sketchbook (LLLA07074)

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.

Working both ┐on location┐ and within the studio environment, this course introduces ways to use a sketchbook as an effective tool to record visual images and ideas and develop a personal visual language using a range of media and techniques. The course informs students as to how a sketchbook can be used to record impressions, ideas, drawings and notes, revealing over time where individual interests lie. Students will be helped to understand how a sketchbook can ┐talk back┐ and act as a reminder of previous experiences or sets of ideas.
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 coherent use of a sketchbook to record, develop and reflect on visual ideas, images and research;

PRACTICE
be effective in the uses of a range drawing, painting and mixed media techniques both within a sketchbook and in development studies

PRESENT
present a range of directed lines of enquiry and insightful reflection in the selection and editing of visual ideas.

Reading List
Recommended

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.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills - using a sketchbook as an artist┐s/designers┐ tool
- recording and developing visual ideas
- effective use of drawing, painting and mixed media
- ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of the sketchbook 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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