Course Code: ARS 107 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Visual arts • Field of study: Sacred art
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Cătălin Băluț
Seminar tutor: Cătălin Băluț
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

Analysis and observation, multiple image composition skills, modeling and diversification of appropriate support
Real and objective analysis of the studied subject, the ability to synthesize the information characteristic of the study object, the competence to innovate and experiment with the plastic language specific to the drawing
Ability to motivate and objectively support the plastic solution chosen for the study, the ability to use the tools specific to the drawing

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

General theme: Artistic drawing

Subtopic: General information on artistic drawing

Line and value

Perspective in drawing

Volume playback



The dynamics of the human figure

The object / human figure relationship

The relationship between two or more elements in the drawing surface

Placing the human figure in a closed space (taking into account the compositional landmarks) - Placing the human figure in an open space (taking into account the compositional landmarks)

Creative work following an artistic concept

Free work inspired by the work of an artist

Teaching methods:

lecture, debates, exemples, practical activities

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the course students will master the anatomical drawing and what it is
adjacent to him.
The methodology of elaborating the work of art
-specialized techniques and technologies
-elaboration of a visual discourse

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

oral exam 50%, and implication in seminar practical activities 50%

Recommended reading:

Robert Knox, A Manual Of Artistic Anatomy For The Use Of Sculptors, Painters, And Amateurs, Leffmann Press , Philadelphia , 2009 , -
Mathias Duval, Artistic anatomy, YOYO Media , Metro Manila, Philippines , 2013 , -
Melville Paterson, Duval's artistic anatomy; completely revised, with additional original illustrations, Alpha Editions , Maroussi, Greece , 2020 , -