Course detail

Studio I - Sculpture 1 - summer

FaVU-B1S1-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

Studies concentrate on classical disciplines of sculpture: portrait, figure, relief, minor objects of plastic art, monumental sculpture:
Materials used: all kinds from traditional materials to new media.
Bachelor's course concentrates on figure studies based on live models, co-operation with architects, free creation on students' own themes.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The knowledge of a wider artistic context of the atelier.


Theoretic and practical experience from the first completed semester of studies.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations and lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Course curriculum

The same assignment every year: two selfportraits. The first selfportrait is supposed to be the most accurate study moulded in clay. The second selfportrait is completely free and can be worked on in a wholly "unsculptural" way. The purpose of the task: to give students time and place for the concentration on themselves.

Work placements

Not applicable.


To learn about the basics of the atelier studies.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lessons are mandatory.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Basic literature

Edward Lucie Smith - Artoday, 1995 Phaidon
Thelma Golden, Lynn M.Herbert, Robert Storr, Katy Siegel, art:21, Harry N.Abrams, inc., New York 2001
David Medek, Tomáš Medek. GVV Pardubice
H. Gardiner, CH.Gere, ed.: Art Practice in a Digital Culture

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AS1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer