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Undergraduate Course: Developing Drawing (LLLA07136)

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 ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED

This course is designed to develop and extend a range of observational drawing techniques for students with some basic drawing experience. Students will explore the relationship with line, tone and mark-marking aligned to compositional awareness as well as the uses and impact of colour. The initial class session will introduce a range of new techniques and ways of looking at architectural interiors, the still life, the human figure and developing students┐ own visual ideas. As well as developing a range of essential drawing approaches and techniques, students will develop a effective of a sketchbooks to research, plan, record and prepare visual ideas which derive from observational drawing as a starting point to create a series of more resolved personal works.
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
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. RESEARCH
    Extend and exploit an ambitious range of drawing methods which are informed by research and visual enquiry using a sketchbook.
  2. PRACTICE
    Construct, compose and design a range of related distinctive drawings successfully combining a variety of materials
  3. PRESENT
    select, edit and present a distinct and ambitious range of mixed media artworks
Reading List
HICKS, N., 2005, Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing, London: Phaidon
GORDON, l., 1989, The Figure in Action, London: Batsford
KALLIR, J, 2003, Egon Schiele, ,drawings and watercolours, London: Thames and Hudson
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills using drawing techniques and materials
observational drawing
understanding of composition proportion and form
ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of drawing 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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