Life drawing 1

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • StartingAutumn Term 2022

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.

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

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