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ARTS8010 - Life Drawing: Advanced

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Title:Life Drawing: Advanced
Long Title:Life Drawing: Advanced
Module Code:ARTS8010
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Visual Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Coordinator: TRISH BRENNAN
Module Author: ALBERT WALSH
Module Description: This module develops a deeper understanding of drafting, proportion, pictorial structure and control of relevant media.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an advanced articulation in the drafting and checking of a life study.
LO2 Show the adaptation of pictorial structure and control of line and tone.
LO3 Critque own work and that of colleagues.
LO4 Display an advanced application of at least two media.
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).

14471 ARTS7023 Life Drawing: Intermediate
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
Life Drawing
Measurement and proportion,use of angles, composition, control of line and tone, weight and balance, depicting form and structure, spatial relationships. Observational drawing from life, experimental drawing from life, mark-making as process and language.
Drawing Media and Approaches
Charcoal, graphite, emulsion (restricted palette). Drawing and mark-making using non-conventional tools - sponge, twigs, plastic, card. White cartridge paper, brown paper, newsprint.
Workshop Practice
Basic Health & Safety. Awareness of environmental and etiquette considerations in the Life Room.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Portfolio - Selection, Evaluation and Presentation 1,2,3,4 100.0 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) Independent Learning 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) Independent Learning 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
  • Edwards, B 1979, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam [ISBN: 0007116454]
  • Saunders, J. 1989, The Nude: A New Perspective, Harper & Roe [ISBN: 0064301893]
  • Chillida, E. 2003, Fifty Years of Drawing, Annely Juda Fine Art London [ISBN: 1904621007]
  • 2005, Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawing, Phaidon Press Ltd. [ISBN: 071485450]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

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