Human Figure III
Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 4
Year | Type of course unit | Language
2 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
100 | 30
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Blind and transformed contour drawing Scale, perspective, proportion Gesture drawing Patterned drawing - weight and mass Drawing shared figure / background ratio - collective exercises Modeling drawing - light and shadow Representation and expression - graphic experiments using technical mechanisms and new technologies ( etc.) Daily gestures - drawing of the body in movement, exploration of the relation of the body with small objects Movement and occupation of space - the body in its relation to the environmental context The contents of the program are made according to 3 approximations : 1- Warm up exercises and unlocking the look. 2- Exercises of analytical representation 3- Daily thematic chart with 5-10 exercises per week. Note: FH I, III, and V programs are identical, but the requirement level gradually increases.
Basic skills in drawing include composition, rigor in body proportions, perspective, and anatomical knowledge that aid in the representation of the human figure. The ability to observe and record what is observed progressively relative to the human anatomy is developed. Knowledge about techniques and graphic approximations to drawing is broadened.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
This uc is based on drawing by direct observation of the female and male human figure. The drawing is accompanied by moderate concepts of anatomy and proportion. To draw the human body, students must apply the elements of drawing: scale, composition, relation figure / background. Different approaches to drawing are explored, as well as different positions in the model: short / long pose, quietude / movement, isolated / in dialogue with space, draping and props.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
The contents of the program are developed progressively through timed exercises of human figure drawing that are performed in the classroom and are reinforced through the graphic diary. The final grade includes attendance and punctuality criteria as well as success in the objectives defined for each exercise. The evaluation is continuous (75% attendance) and final, focusing on the work carried out during the semester. The evaluation results from the evaluation of the three exercise groups (33% each). In the case of examination, the student must present all work done during the semester. However, since the specificity of the exercises requires a model, the student should contact the teacher who will determine alternative exercises that allow the student to achieve the objectives of the uc (Art. 10 Reg. The same applies in the situation referred to in Article 7, 5, ECATI Reg.
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