Course detail

Life Drawing 3 - winter

FaVU-VK3-ZAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course aims at students' improving of their figural drawing skills, emphasizing the correct construction of the figure, its proportion, anatomy, expression, and composition.

Bammes, Gottfried: Der nackte Mensch, Verlag der Kunst, Dresden, 1982
Hogarth, Burne: Dynamic Anatomy, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1990
Barcsay, Jeno: Anatomie artistique l'homme, Vincent, Fréal & Cie, Paris, 1960
Zrzavý, Josef: Anatomie pro výtvarníky, Avicenum, Praha, 1977

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A study, expressive drawing. Formal aspects are emphasized.


Students have to have basic orientation in the human anatomy terminology as well as in morphology and antropology.
The have to be acquainted with the elements of linear perspective.
They have to be familiar with art history and be able to respond to the given examples from art history.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar, exercise in drawing.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Presentation of completed works.

Course curriculum

The elementary drawing habits and the "hygiene" of drawing: distance, angle of view, horizon
The characteristics of various drawing materials and ways of drawing
Countour, line, and tone drawing
Fast drawings
Expressional and "free' drawing

Work placements

Not applicable.


The objectives of the course: students will acquire better drawing skills and techniques.

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

seminar - 80% attendance mandatory

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch , 1. year of study, winter semester, elective

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AM3 , 3. year of study, winter semester, elective

Type of course unit



78 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer