Drawing 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307KR2 credit 3 28 workshop hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 54 to 69 hours of self-study English, Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student knows the basics of working with watercolour and charcoal, can retouch photographs and work with specific techniques on the borderline between technical painting and drawing.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

The course is closely related to the knowledge and skills acquired in Drawing I. It focuses on the development of drawing techniques, especially in the acquisition of the intensity of gradients through the use of additional techniques - the use of plastic rubber, rag, sponge and watercolor techniques. At the end of the course, drawing technique touches on the basics of working with paint and the overlap into painting.

1-3 - Concentration on the sculptural studio translation of still life in a variety of lighting conditions using basic drawing techniques.

4 - basics of working with watercolor

5-6 - study of portraiture in charcoal

7-8 - figure study in charcoal

9-10 - entry into photography and technical painting in the form of retouching

11 - special techniques on the border between technical image and drawing - toulene printing, combination of xerox and drawing

12 - joint presentation of the results and all the works produced in the course - evaluation

Recommended or required reading

Teissig, Karel. Drawing. Prague: Aventinum, 2010.

Kubiček, Jánus, and Jiri Hlusicka. Jánus Kubiček: Kresba a Grafika = Drawings and Graphics. Brno: Fotep, 2012. Kazlepka, Zdeněk, and Martin Zlatohlávek. Diversities of Drawing: Italian Drawing of the High and Late Baroque in Czech and Moravian Public Collections. Brno : [Prague]: Moravian Gallery in Brno ; Catholic Theological Faculty of Charles University, 2016.

Antonovič, Vladan, Roman Prahl, and Akademie Výtvarných Umění (Prag). Obsession with drawing: the beginnings of the Academy of Arts in Prague, 1800-1835 . Prague: Divus, 1998.

Gombrich, Ernst Hans. Art and illusion: a study in the psychology of pictorial representation. Prague, Argo 2019. Parramón, José María. How to draw: historical background, materials and tools, techniques and procedures, theory and practice of the art of drawing. Translation by Magdalena Pechová. Czech edition. 2. Prague: Jan Vašut, 1998.

Civardi, Giovanni. Perspective: how to depict volumes and shapes. First Czech edition. Staněk, Milan and Linc, Rudolf. Technique of figural drawing. 2nd ed., In Idea servis 1st ed. Prague: Idea servis, 2002.

Assessment methods and criteria

The course requires active participation in class and continuous completion of homework. The course ends with an exam, which takes the form of a joint presentation of all the work produced in the course.



Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ Tržiště -st. intermedia
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)

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