Sculpture II

Course Information
TitleΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ 2 / Sculpture II
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAris Katsilakis
Course ID280006894

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

Registered students: 20
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization219

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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: - 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.
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)
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.
studio practice, sculpture
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Multimedia presentations during lessons. Use of image processing and multimedia software accessible to students. Use of internet for visits to Museums, libraries, artists' and gallery sites. Communication via academic mail.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Artistic Workshop2759.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Artistic creation
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)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
  • Εικαστικό έργο φοιτητή
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [17871]: Σκέψεις για την τέχνη, Pablo Picasso Βιβλίο [27826]: Μικρά δοκίμια για την τέχνη, Rainer Maria Rilke Βιβλίο [12794]: Η τέχνη την εποχή της διακύβευσης, Καλας Νικολας
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