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.
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.