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ARTS6030 - Drawing, Painting Introduction

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Title:Drawing, Painting Introduction
Long Title:Drawing, Painting Introduction
Module Code:ARTS6030
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Visual Arts
Valid From: Semester 2 - 2019/20 ( January 2020 )
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Coordinator: TRISH BRENNAN
Module Author: ALBERT WALSH
Module Description: This module introduces the student to a range of drawing and painting techniques. Using a variety of mediums, students explore drawing and painting techniques with a life model as the subject. Students are required to produce a portfolio of experimental studies of the human figure.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 explore a range of drawing and painting techniques using a variety of mediums with reference to historical and contemporary artists.
LO2 observe and express the visual characteristics of the subject.
LO3 use experimental life drawing/painting processes as a means of creative investigation.
LO4 produce a portfolio of experimental and observed studies of the human figure through a variety of media, methods and processes.
LO5 work within the health and safety requirements and etiquettes associated with life drawing/painting activities.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction to Drawing and Painting Processes
Observation skills and perception, form, line, tone, texture, composition.
Drawing and Painting Processes and Skills
Experimental drawing/painting techniques and processes. Mixed media, wet and dry media. Observation, perception and expression. Health and safety requirements and etiquettes associated with life drawing/painting activities. References to historical and contemporary artists and practices.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal Reflective sketchbook recording technical information along with detailing the student's own creative processes. 1,2,3,5 40.0 Week 10
Practical/Skills Evaluation Portfolio of experimental drawing/painting studies of the human figure. 1,2,3,4,5 60.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Studio/Workshop 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Research and development 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Studio/Workshop 2.5 Every Week 2.50
Lecturer Supervised Learning (Non-contact) Research and development 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Dexter, E. et al 2005, Vitamin D: new perspectives in drawing, Phaidon London [ISBN: 9780714845456]
  • Edwards, B. 2013, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, 4th Revised edition Ed., Souvenir Press [ISBN: 9780285641778]
  • McGowan, A. 2017, Unstill Life: Figure Paintings, Drawings and Writing, 1st edition Ed., Saturation [ISBN: 9780957242814]
  • Nicola├»tes, K. 2008, Natural Way to Draw: A Working Plan for Art Study, Souvenir Press [ISBN: 9780285638389]
  • Zeller, R. 2017, Figurative Artist's Handbook: A Contemporary Guide to Figure Drawing, Painting, and Composition, Monacelli Press [ISBN: 9781580934527]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Graves, D., R. 2012, Life Drawing in Charcoal, Courier Corporation New York [ISBN: 9780486134062]
  • Harmon, K. 2004, You are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination, Princeton Architectural Press New York [ISBN: 9781568984308]
  • Kaupelis, R. 1992, Experimental Drawing Techniques, Watson-Guptill Publications New York [ISBN: 9780823016228]
  • Vohora, A. 2012, Painting the Human Figure: Ideas and perception, The Crowood Press Ltd [ISBN: 9781847973573]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

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