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Drawing 4 - Art structures

  • Class 15
  • Practice 45
  • Independent work 60
Total 120

Course title

Drawing 4 - Art structures

Lecture type

Obligatory

Course code

22-07-524

Semester

4

ECTS

4

Lecturers and associates

Course overview

The objective of this module is to enable students to learn to:
• understand complex drawing techniques and the development of key factors that define perception and practical skills of drawing
• use theoretical knowledge on complex elements of visual culture and practical improvement of analytical thinking in drawing processes

This module teaches students to create through practical work, the techniques and methods which will ensure the optimal quality of their drawing skills necessary for their design practices. This will be achieved by drawing practices, but not exclusively from direct observation. Apart from the development of drawing skills and analytical thinking, the focus is on the processes of individual organization and selection of one's own points of interest, and the practical execution of such assignments. Art problems will include leaning caricature and stylization theory and creating caricatures and characters in various styles. Emphasis in the module will be placed on creating conceptual art works following student’s individual preference and to a lesser extent written guidelines mimicking professional work pipelines for conceptual artists with students creating multiple art solutions, keeping deadlines, following feedback and presenting a finished piece.

The module is based on various personal thematical units. The main goal is to offer a wide range of various tasks through which students can develop their perception and transform their observation into drawings processes. The workflow of this module will combine personal and group progresses. During the module, the students will have to produce between 30-50 drawings. Every new assignment will be formed as a continuation of the previous one. Along with practical work, students will have to elaborate and analyse their own practice, as well as the work of others

Literature

Essential reading:
1. (2021), Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice: How to critique your art for better results, 3dTotal Publishing
2. (2022), Beyond Art Fundamentals, 3dTotal Publishing

Recommended reading:
1. J. Gurney, (2009), Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City/Sydney/London

Further reading:
1. Suvakovic, M. (2008) Epistemology of Art, Belgrade, TkH – centre for performing arts theory and practice

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Minimal learning outcomes

  • Crate, linear, tonal and colour illustrated caricatures and colour illustrations of motifs in various art styles.
  • Organize the production of a, complex illustration choosing an individual style, motif and narrative.
  • Organize the production of a, complex illustration in a defined art style, following a professional work pipeline including following feedback and offering multiple solutions in multiple steps.

Preferred learning outcomes

  • Crate, analyse and present linear, tonal and colour illustrated caricatures and colour illustrations of motifs in various art styles.
  • Argument, analyse and critique the production of a, complex illustration choosing an individual style, motif and narrative.
  • Argument, analyse and critique the production of a, complex illustration in a defined art style, following a professional work pipeline including following feedback and offering multiple solutions in multiple steps.
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