Course detail

Studio I - Sculpture 1 - winter - winter

FaVU-B1S1-ZAcad. 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

Knowledge of basic studio technologies.


The prerequisite is defined by artistic and theoretic abilities shown at entrance exams.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations and lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Course curriculum

Every year the same assignment: The first year students are supposed to create an object or a still life which is then moulded in clay or cast to any material. They should be able to explain their object. The purpose of the task: it should help the first year students become accustomed to the different style of work, communication, new environment, self-reliance and responsibility.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Introduction to the studies in the atelier.

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

Lessons are mandatory.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Edward Lucie Smith - Artoday, 1995 Phaidon
David Medek, Tomáš Medek. GVV Pardubice 1999
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, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer