Upon successful completion of the course, students will:
- have the ability to render volume and space in their drawings from the human model, and objects' composition.
- become familiar with exercises of increased demand, referring to the human figure through plastic sketches.
- have further developed their skills in the use of materials such as clay, plaster, marble, metal, and wood.
- gain the ability to process an artistic concept for a sculpture based on a specific topic through their personal research.
- have the ability to integrate terms that refer to sculpture in presenting their artist proposal.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Continuous and in-depth practice in rendering volume and space through increased demand studio exercises –regarding the first semester- from human model and objects’ composition. Studio exercises with further demands in rendering human figures through clay sketches from the human model. Enriched exercises including various materials combined with seminars, presentations, and visits to art spaces in Greece and abroad, Biennale of Contemporary Art, focusing on sculpture.
Combined exercises on various topics focused on students' personal artistic research and experimentation with materials.
Presentation of a specific topic with an emphasis on contemporary sculptors and trends through which the students will further develop their personal research by using bibliography from the library, visits to museums, art spaces, internet, etc.
Discussions referring to the relationship between form and content in students’ sculpture artistic proposal. Artistic activities, exhibitions, and collaborative artistic hands-on practices are organized with social and educational institutes to enhance both students' artistic and educational skills.