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Undergraduate Course: Head Life Study (intensive) (LLLA07082)

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
SummaryThe 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. research and consider the proportion, form and anatomy of the human head and accurately translate them through drawing
  2. demonstrate confidence in the use of a range of drawing techniques and uses of materials appropriate to the study of the head.
  3. head life studies which demonstrate an informed knowledge of the human head.
Reading List
Recommended

Marsh, R., 1970, Anatomy for artists, Dover
Wolff, E., 1958 Anatomy for artists, 4th ed., H.K. Lewis
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