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ARTS7056 - Drawing, Painting Intermediate

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Title:Drawing, Painting Intermediate
Long Title:Drawing, Painting, Intermediate
Module Code:ARTS7056
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
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: The module deals with the creative relationships between drawing and painting and how both are used within the context of studying the human figure. Students are encouraged to explore a personal visual language through their chosen medium. Students will produce a portfolio of completed studies of the human figure displaying their emerging individual style.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 demonstrate the application of observation skills, visual concentration and compositional principles, along with the control of line and tone in their drawings/paintings with reference to historical and contemporary artists.
LO2 articulate an individual visual language through their chosen medium.
LO3 plan and complete their creative drawing/painting project.
LO4 evaluate their own work along with the work of others.
LO5 produce a portfolio of more resolved studies of the human figure showing an emerging individual style and a variety of media, methods and processes.
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.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
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
Drawing and Painting Media and Techniques
Observation skills, visual concentration and compositional principles, control of line and tone in their drawings/paintings. Use of charcoal, graphite, emulsion (restricted palette). Use of non-conventional drawing and painting implements. Variety of surfaces. References to historical and contemporary artists and practices.
Observing and Representing the Human Figure
Measurement and proportion, composition, line, tone, weight and balance. Expressing form and structure, spatial relationships.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Portfolio of finished drawing/painting studies of the human figure showing a variety of media, methods and processes. 1,2,3,4,5 80.0 Sem End
Reflective Journal Reflective sketchbook recording technical information along with detailing the student's own creative processes. 2,3,4 20.0 Week 10
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
Independent & Directed 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
  • Henri, R. 2019, The Art Spirit, Paperback Octavo edition Ed., Martino Fine Books [ISBN: 9781684223404]
  • McGowan, A. 2012, The Language of the Body: Figure Drawings in Four Chapters, 4th edition Ed., Saturation [ISBN: 9780957242807]
  • Powers, A. 2015, Painting People in Watercolor, Echo Point Books & Media [ISBN: 9781626540538]
  • Tauchid, R. 2018, Acrylic Painting Mediums And Methods, Monacelli Press [ISBN: 9781580934930]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Barber, B. 2015, Anatomy for Artists, Arcturus [ISBN: 9781784044701]
  • Brambilla, D. 2015, Human Figure Drawing: Drawing Gestures, Postures and Movements, 1st edition Ed., Promopress [ISBN: 9788415967040]
  • Bridgman, G. B. 2017, Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing from Life: 5th Edition, 5th edition Ed., Sterling [ISBN: 9781454926535]
  • Mullins, C. 2008, Painting People: Figure Painting Today, Distributed Art Publishers (DAP) [ISBN: 9781933045832]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

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