Undergraduate Course: Head Life Study (intensive) (LLLA07082)
|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||The course will provide a concentrated examination of the head, torso and hands exploring expressive drawing and mixed media approaches.
Working directly from models, the self-portrait and casts, students will undertake detailed study of the anatomy, proportion and character of the head and will be encouraged to develop a personal approach and expand their skills to produce dynamic and arresting head studies. Students will be introduced to a range of historical and contemporary artists whose work focuses on head study.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- ¿ research and consider the proportion, form and anatomy of the human head and accurately translate them through drawing
- ¿ demonstrate confidence in the use of a range of drawing techniques and uses of materials appropriate to the study of the head.
- ¿ head life studies which demonstrate an informed knowledge of the human head.
Marsh, R., 1970, Anatomy for artists, Dover
Wolff, E., 1958 Anatomy for artists, 4th ed., H.K. Lewis
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