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Life drawing 1

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

The aim of the course is to train the ability to see and express forms by practicing drawing of a life model. Basis for the course is to work with the vision as foundation for drawing.
Focus for the course, in addition to perception and cognitive processes, are shape, volume, balance, weight, spatiality and movement through exercises in sketching technique to reproduce the body as a whole, proportions and structure in relation to image construction. Specific methods and concepts for the area are also introduced during the course.
Model drawing is one of the basic skills in the artistic field that constantly needs to be practiced and trained in order for the practitioner to develop perception in relation to drawing methodology, handling sketching tools, and to develop personal ability to express oneself in image. The course is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced artists.

You are expected to actively participate once a week. For those who cannot attend a lesson, you will be given a homework assignment.
Note that the lessons will be given from 16.30 to 18.30.

The course is mainly in Swedish but if there is English-speaking students tutoring can be held in English. If most of the students are English speakers the lectures will be given in English with the option of tutoring in Swedish.

Application and eligibility

Life drawing 1, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

6 September 2021

Ends

16 January 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 25%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-52220

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2021.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 36,563

Total fee

SEK 36,563

Contact us

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Course is given by
Umeå Institute of Design
Contact person for the course is:
Birgitta Sundberg (Education coordinator)