GEAR 301 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Introduction to Arts and Drawing
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEAR 301
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce essential aspects of art history and to develop students’ basic drawing principles.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to classify the basic principles of drawing.
  • will be able to draw by free hand.
  • will be able to define important figures in art history with an aesthetic sensitivity.
  • will be able to discuss important events in art history with a critical perspective.
  • will be able to classify the essential tools and materials for basic drawing exercises.
Course Content This course introduces the basic principles of drawing and freehand drawing skills. Moreover it also provides information about important figures and events in art history.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Line Mendelowitz, D.M., Faber D.L., Wakeham D.A., (2007). A Guide to Drawing, Thomson Wadsworth, USA, pp. 4-12 Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 1 Line & Shape Drawing Pencils (B series)
3 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Line Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 2 Tone and Texture Drawing Pencils (B series)
4 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Line Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 1 Line & Shape Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
5 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 3 Form and structure Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
6 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume & Color, Quiz/Studio Critique Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 4 Space & Depth Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 11 Drawing Composition 120 gram Bristol 35 X50 Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
7 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume & Color, Quiz/Studio Critique 120 gram Bristol 35 X50 Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5), Dry Color Pencils Set
8 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume & Color, Quiz/Studio Critique 120 gram Bristol 35 X50 Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5), Dry Color Pencils Set
9 Presentation – Homework Submission
10 Presentation – Homework Submission
11 Presentation – Homework Submission
12 Midterm
13 Composition Drawing
14 Semester Review
15 Semester Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Mendelowitz, D.M., Faber D.L., Wakeham D.A., (2007). A Guide to Drawing, Thomson Wadsworth, USA, ISBN-13: 978-0-495-00694-7

Hogarth, B., (1988). Drawing Dynamic Hands, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, ISBN: 0-8320-1368-5

Winslow, V. L., (2009). Classic Human Anatomy,  Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, ISBN-13: 978-0-8230-2415-5

Betti, C., (1996). Drawing: a Contemporary Approach, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, USA, ISBN 0-15-501580-X

Ching,F.D.K., (1998) Design Drawing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Canada, ISBN: 0-471-28654-0

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
30
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
7
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
7
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
7
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
17
Final Exam
    Total
171

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to define and discuss the history, underlying concepts and theories of cinema and digital media.

2

To be able to develop a storytelling idea for cinema and digital media arts by using creativity and critical thinking.

3

To be able to operate specialized technical equipment and competently use software in the fields of cinema and digital media arts. 

4

To be able to execute the main tasks in the pre-production, production and post-production of an audio-visual work at the basic level including screenwriting, production planning, operating the camera, sound recording, lighting and editing.

5

To be able to perform a specialized task at an advanced level either for pre-production, production or post-production of an audio-visual work.

6

To be able to discuss how meaning is made through works of cinema and digital media; in what ways economics, politics and culture affect visual representation; how the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and interpretation shape images.

7

To be able to perform specialized tasks for creating digital media narratives with interactive elements.

8

To be able to conduct a critical analysis of a film or a work of digital media arts from technical, intellectual and artistic points of view.

9

To be able to take individual responsibility of a film or a digital media work from scratch to product in a problem-solving manner.

10

To be able to work as a crewmember by following norms of ethical conduct and taking initiative to improve the ethical standards of his/her working environment.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Cinema and Digital Media and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest