Drawing I

Course Information
TitleΣΧΕΔΙΟ 1 / Drawing I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelos Ploiaridis
Course ID280006685

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ZŌGRAFIKĪSArtistic Spesialization115

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
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 are expected to: -Have the ability to draw a visible subject that is set up in the studio (life model, still life, etc.), with correct proportions, on life-size paper (180x130cm) -To produce life-size drawings (180x130cm) with light and shade in which to successfully organize the basic elements of a drawing, such as plasticity, depth, perspective, mark-making, atmosphere. -To be able to render in drawing to a large extent, subjects from observation using charcoal, pencil, graphite, ink, pastels and other drawing materials. -To have the ability to use the sketch as a preparatory tool for larger studies, as a final project, and as a tool for solving visual problems. -To be familiar with the terminology of the visual arts on a technical and theoretical level.
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
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Drawing exercises in the studio from a live model set up in the laboratory (human model, composition of objects), on life-size paper (180x130cm) with materials such as charcoal, ink, acrylics, pencil, pastels and more. Quick sketch exercises in smaller sizes, with the aim of them being used as a method of practicing drawing, as a preparatory tool for larger studies, as a final autonomous project, but also as a tool for solving visual problems. Seminars on the use of materials, as well as seminars on contemporary artists who have chosen the language of drawing as an artistic proposal. Student research on the course and evolution of drawing in the history of Art, and its place today. The research is done with bibliography in the library, on the internet and through visits to museums, galleries, Art Fairs, and Biennials of Contemporary Art. In the form of seminars, emphasis is placed on issues of professional practice (creating a portfolio, organizing exhibitions, etc.) in order to raise issues and develop students' potential within the artistic professional space.
Art Studio
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Visual Presentations (projections) take place during the course, and image processing software is available. Online visits to galleries, museums and press articles are suggested and being used through the studio and library. Students use e-mail as a direct means of communication and have access to the studio's announcements posted on the Department's website.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100.3
Artistic Workshop1003.3
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.3
Artistic creation200.7
Student Assessment
1. Progress within the studio (mid-term review, daily review). 2. Personal work outside the studio. 3. Oral presentations. 4. Studio and practical exercises. 5. Final examination of the students' artistic work at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Εικαστικά Έργα Φοιτητών (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Σύγχρονη Τέχνη, Τσιγκόγλου Σταύρος 2. Art Book, ΣΥΛΛΟΓΙΚΟ
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