Visual Expression and figural drawing 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
309FIVE1 Z 3 3 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 48 to 63 hours of self-study English winter

Subject guarantor

Michaela HOFFOVÁ, Michaela PAVLÁTOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Michaela HOFFOVÁ, Michaela PAVLÁTOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Instruction results:

Students in the course of figure drawing are introduced to anatomy, develop this in drawing of figures and figures in motion for use in drawn animation.

Based on individual consultations with the instructor on the production of their animated film, students form their own perspective on the dimension and use of creative stylizations in relation to animation techniques.

Mode of study

Year's study of animation

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Mastering basic drawing; good practical experience with drawing figures and working with creative stylization. (Both are needed at the level necessary to be judged by the entrance board)

Course contents

Practice lessons of drawing and individual consultations on creative styles of animation exercises. Completion of some tasks in drawing will be given of homework.

Establishing and maintaining a drawing journal for studies at the Animation Dept. Figure studies according to a model and anatomy. Figure movement studies and in different environments (ballet, dance, etc.). Consultations on creative concept,stylization and the visual aspect of the animation exercises.

Recommended or required reading

Laura Heit: Animation sketchbooks, Thames and Hudson 2013

Jurij Norštejn: Sníh na trávě, 2.díly, NAMU 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

70% attendance at drawing classes, participation and interest in working on one's creative development and bearing in the field; open and high-quality communications.



Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

room DAMU 107 a 108
KATaP DAMU 107, 108

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 14:50–17:15 Michaela HOFFOVÁ KATaP DAMU 107, 108
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans