Sculpture- Working with marble I

Course Information
TitleΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ-ΜΑΡΜΑΡΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ 1 / Sculpture- Working with marble I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAris Katsilakis
Course ID600002258

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 36
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization112

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: To create in marble three-dimensional forms with plastic values and personal aesthetic requests. To handle and solve problems that will arise from the processing of the material. To acquire skills, knowledge, and experience for the control and movement of marble volume, using aids and hand machines such as crowbars, slings, crane, etc. To possess the basic principles of maintenance and troubleshooting of this material.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Traditional techniques. Use of hand tools. Flattening of a rough surface and grinding, using the first set of hand tools to understand the morphology and behavior of the material as well as the result obtained from each tool. Relief sculpting: using the finest hand tools, they learn to sculpt a relief.
Art studio, marble
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Presentation of technical, traditional marble workshops. Presentation of corresponding workshops abroad, artists's examples.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301
Artistic Workshop150.5
Artistic creation150.5
Student Assessment
Continuous assessment (daily, mid-term) Homework Oral presentations. Studio and practical exercises. Final examination and exhibition of the students' artistic work at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [47330]: Η ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ, NIGEL SPIVEY Βιβλίο [19886]: ΟΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΕΙΚΑΣΤΙΚΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΩΝ, ΣΤΕΛΙΟΣ ΛΥΔΑΚΗΣ Βιβλίο [10313]: Για το Πνευματικό στην Τέχνη, Βασίλι Καντίνσκι Βιβλίο [12801]: Η ζωή του Μπενβενούτο Τσελλίνι Φλωρεντίνου ιστορημένη από τον ίδιο, Ζιάκας Γρηγόρης
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