Sculpture IV

Course Information
TitleΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ 4 / Sculpture IV
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAris Katsilakis
Course ID280006897

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

Registered students: 17
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization4215

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
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)
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. - Complete the given framework of human figure studies from the live model in different scales. - Further develop their visual discourse both in their work and as well as in the other artists' work. - Enhance the ability to address issues on form and content in sculpture in their personal artistic vocabulary. - 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 ceramic sculpture, clay, plaster, marble, metal, wood, resins, and various materials, that integrate critical thinking with artistic practice during the creation of three-dimensional objects. Students further develop a critical discourse both on their work as well as on the other artists. In this semester observation studies on human figures from the live model are concluded. The aim to further enhance students’ ability to address issues on form and content in sculpture in their personal artistic vocabulary, that will serve as a tool for producing a contemporary sculptural proposal in the following years, remains. 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
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • artistic materials
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)
  • art work (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [10340]: Αρκάδιος ή περί γλυπτικής, Τσεζάρε Μπράντι Βιβλίο [102070775]: Εκμάγευση και αναπαραγωγή - Β' έκδοση, Σώτας Σ. Δημήτρης
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