Visual Expression and figural drawing 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
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)
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 2020/2021:
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|16:30–18:55||Zuzana MAREŠOVÁ||KATaP DAMU 107, 108
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
Schedule for summer semester 2020/2021:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Academy Preparation Program - Animated Film (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)