Sculpture III

Course Information
TitleΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ 3 / Sculpture III
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAris Katsilakis
Course ID280006895

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

Registered students: 13
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization3213

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
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)
Required Courses
  • ΥΚΓΛ1 Sculpture I
  • ΥΚΓΛ2 Sculpture II
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: - Produce ceramic sculptures and sculptures in clay, plaster, marble, metal, wood, and resins. - Correlate critical thinking and artistic practice during the creating procedure of a 3D object. - Develop a visual vocabulary both for their work and as well as for the other artists. - Render in clay and cast a human figure in different scales. - Use art terminology in presenting their artistic proposal in sculpture.
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)
The class includes combined exercises with clay, plaster, marble, metal, wood, resins, and various materials, that integrate critical thinking with artistic practice during the creation of three-dimensional objects. Students gradually develop a critical discourse both on their work as well as on the other artists. In-depth observation studies on human figures in scale –golden section- by creating a clay model and casting its mold. Ability to address issues on form and content in sculpture through further development of students’ personal artistic vocabulary that will serve as a tool for producing a contemporary sculptural proposal in the following years. Extended students’ research on contemporary sculpture and its place in the present. Presentation of a specific topic focused on contemporary sculptors and trends through which the students will further develop their artistic research by using bibliography from the library, visits to museums, art spaces, and the internet. Artistic activities and exhibitions are organized, in collaboration with social and educational institutes to enhance both students' artistic and educational skills.
art studio
Educational Material Types
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
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 Workshop30010
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Artistic creation
Other / Others
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)
  • εικαστικό έργο φοιτητή
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [47330]: Η ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ, NIGEL SPIVEY Βιβλίο [31363]: ΤΕΧΝΗ ΚΑΙ ΟΠΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΤΙΛΗΨΗ., RUDOLF ARNHEIM Βιβλίο [102070775]: Εκμάγευση και αναπαραγωγή - Β' έκδοση, Σώτας Σ. Δημήτρης
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