Painting III

Course Information
TitleΖΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΗ 3 / Painting III
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelos Ploiaridis
Course ID280006703

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ZŌGRAFIKĪSArtistic Spesialization3217

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • 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
  • ΥΚΖΩ14 Painting I
  • ΥΚΖΩ24 Painting II
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: -Become familiar with large painting studies from observation of the human model and still life, using mainly oil on canvas. -Have laid some foundations for the creation of a rich visual language that will serve as a tool for the production of contemporary artworks in the coming years. -Have understood how the elements of a natural study (composition, plasticity, color, transparency and opacity, density and dilution), and the directional hierarchy of these individual elements, are connected with the production of an autonomous painting in the following semesters. -Have developed a critical view of their own work as well as for the work of other artists.
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 large studies from observation of the human model and still life, using oil on canvas. Emphasis is placed on the use of the language of painting (composition, plasticity, color, transparency and opacity, density and dilution), and the directorial hierarchy of these individual elements. It is established that these elements of the language of painting that are acquired in the study of the natural, are connected and also used in different ways for the construction of autonomous works of contemporary art that will be proposed in the coming years. The student aims to create a rich visual language that will serve as a tool for the production of contemporary art in the coming semesters. Students begin to develop a critical discourse both on their own work as well as on the work of other artists. Students' research on the evolution of painting in the history of Art, and its place today. The research is done through bibliography in the library, on the internet and by 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 pose problems and develop students' potential within the artistic professional space.
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Visual Presentations (projections) take place during the course, and image processing software is available. Online visits to galleries, museums and press articles are suggested and being used through the studio and library. Students use e-mail as a direct means of communication and have access to the studio's announcements posted on the Department's website.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.3
Artistic Workshop30010
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities200.7
Artistic creation1304.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Εικαστικά Έργα Φοιτητών (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Η ωμότητα των πραγμάτων, Συλβέστερ Ντέιβιντ 2. Σύγχρονη Τέχνη, Τσιγκόγλου Σταύρος 3. Art Book, Συλλογικό
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