Drawing and Painting 4
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Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aim is the ability to „see reality better“ and be able to analyze the diversity of its forms, shapes, lines, mass, color and lighting properties, the mutual relationships of objects and subsequent technique and potential of graphic expression.
The most important questions are in spatial perception and an understanding of reality, compositional relationships of objects and mass, composition nature issues and knowledge of the psychological aspects of color.
Mode of study
In painting a still life the students are guided to and understanding of individual elements as a material and forms of matter of autonomous actors in a scene. To be able to create living, rich and finally, organic wholes, each individual element must first have its own unmistakeable character.
Then that diversity may create a whole which has the expressive power of a depiction of the world.
Painting a nude is not understood as merely a study of the human anatomy but a verification of the relationship of mutual body proportion, questions of light, color and matter, and also the expressive element of the position of the human body in the space of the world.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Ability to artistically complete the assignments according to study intentions.
First year - drawing of still-life.
Second year - drawing of nudes.
A consutation type of study begins in the third year with various assignments - interior, exterior, figure composition - situation, space, mass, light.
Recommended or required reading
The study materials consist of any fine art encyklopedias and the monographs of the Czech and world artists.
Assessment methods and criteria
Considering that students come to DAMU from a wide variety of schools and social environments, often with insufficient artistic experience and skills, in assessment the student activity, openness and measure of curiosity is considered.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Stage Design - Costumes and Masks (M.A.) (required subject)