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Life Drawing 2, 7.5 Credits

Swedish name: Kroki 2

This syllabus is valid: 2019-03-18 and until further notice

Course code: 5ID222

Credit points: 7.5

Education level: First cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Industrial Design: First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: Pass course only, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Umeå Institute of Design (UID)

Established by: Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 2019-03-11


This course is aimed at students with an established ability to sketch. The goal of the course is to give students practice in expressing complex relationships in relation to spatial interpretations. The purpose of the course is to give practice in drawing techniques to reproduce the whole of the body, its proportions and its structure, based on balance, direction and distance. The teaching is focused on furthering the ability to draw, to highlight the character and expression of the image and to describe different image compositions in relation to perception. The course is oriented towards the practical exercise of visual work. Throughout the course, the exercises are linked to the students practical needs of visual communications.
The course is divided in to three modules:
  • Direction and balance 2,5 credits
  • Character and expression 2,5 credits
  • Movement 2,5 credits

Required Knowledge

For admission to the course, besides basic eligibility, course 5ID180 Life drawing, 7.5 credits or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.


Valid from: 2020 week 1

Modellteckningens grunder
Dahl Peter, Dahl Peter
[Ny, omarb. och utök. utg.] : Stockholm : Norstedt : 1989 : 64 s. :
ISBN: 91-1-884112-0
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Melin Björn
Teckna och måla : en modell [för studier av yta, volym, bildrum, rörelse, anatomi, proportioner, croquis, färg, bild och avbild, färg- och formövningar]
2. [uppl.] : Stockholm : Wahlström & Widstrand : 1990 : 172, [2] s., [8] pl.-s. i färg :
ISBN: 91-46-15847-2
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