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2TEG102A Drawing

Learning outcomes

Once the student has passed the course, he/she will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge

The student

  • has basic knowledge of how to draw and how to express oneself through drawing
  • has basic knowledge of the opportunities for communication afforded by the medium of drawing
  • has basic knowledge and an understanding of the relationship between form and content in visual depictions
  • has basic knowledge of formal aesthetic and compositional instruments in relation to the development of digital drawings like perspective, lighting, modelling, texture/surface, surface characteristics, motion, balance, use of color, composition
  • has a basic understanding of proportions in relation to figurative and abstract forms
  • has basic knowledge of nuances used in drawing
  • has basic knowledge of applied color theory
  • has basic knowledge of constructed perspectives
  • has a basic understanding of images’ performative qualities in drawing, illustration and game aesthetics

Skills

The student

  • is able to use visual drawing techniques to translate and interpret experiences visually, emotionally and aesthetically through the medium of drawing
  • is able to use basic freehand drawing as a common foundation for communication, in dialogue with others and oneself
  • is able to use drawing to reproduce precise observations, as informal characters and symbols, and playful inventive line games
  • is able to use drawing to visualize and present different forms of figuration using simplifications and abstraction
  • is able to use drawing to visualize space and perspective on the image plane
  • is able to apply basic color theory in drawing
  • is able to make basic drawings of an informative, objective, and subjective and narrative/illustrative nature

General competence

The student

  • has work experience with purposeful, creative and independent work in creative character and symbol processes
  • has basic knowledge of drawing as a medium
  • has basic knowledge of formal aesthetics

Course content

Central topics:

  • drawing as communication
  • the gaze as a tool – objective drawing, subjective drawing, drawing expressions and method
  • exercises and awareness of formal aesthetic instruments, drawing of figures and gestures, perspectives on planes, rooms and volume

Teaching and working methods

The course is organized as a combination of lectures, practical creative exercises, regular weekly assignments, self-study and supervision.

Coursework requirements

  • 4–8 individual assignments, in accordance with the teaching plan

Examination

  • 2 individual folder assignments which each count 50% of the final grade

Alphabetical grades are used, on a scale from A to F, with E as the lowest passing grade.