Human Figure VI
Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 4
Year | Type of course unit | Language
3 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
100 | 30
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Blurred outline and contour drawings Drawings with gesture exploration Scale, perspective and proportions of the human figure Modeling drawing weight and mass Sketch drawing with reference points The relation figure / background: exercises with reference points: collective panel Drawing with modeling of light and shadow Representation and expression: graphic experimentation 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 relation to the environment The program contents will be developed with four types of Exercises: 1 - Warm up exercises and unlock the look. 2 - Exercises of analytical representation. 3 - Technical exercises with experimentation of materials 4 - Anatomical studies (homework). Note: The Human Figure II, VI and VI programs are identical, but the requirement level increases in line with the student's level of education.
Empower students with basic human body drawing skills, including composition, rigorous proportions and perspective (foreshortening) in combination with the study of artistic anatomy. Develop the ability to observe and describe, with progressive autonomy, the naked human body. Broaden the knowledge of techniques and graphic approaches.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
This CU is based on direct observation design of the male and female model. Aware of the basic concepts of anatomy and the proportion of the human body, the student should represent using the basic elements of the scale design, composition, body / floor relation and surrounding spaces. Several graphic approaches are explored, as well as different types of model pose : fast / long; static / moving, isolated / in relation to space, objects and textiles.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
Program content is developed progressively through timed model drawing exercises that will take place during class and will be complemented with homework. The final classification expresses assiduity and punctuality criteria and good achievement of the objectives defined for this uc. The evaluation is made in two ways: continuous (mandatory attendance in 75% of classes); final, over all the work done in the semester. The final quantitative evaluation results from the evaluation of the four types of exercises. Based on an evaluation of the work every 5 weeks - 30% each and a final 10% for individual presentation and overall progress, as well as punctuality and attendance. In case of examination, the student must present the work of the entire semester. The discipline requires the eminent presence in the classroom, the student should contact the teacher to determine alternative exercises that allow them to meet the objectives.
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