Freehand Drawing 1

Obligatory subject: Faculty of Architecture, General Course
0 credits

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course director
dr. Gábor Nemes, associate professor

dr. Gábor Nemes, Szabolcs Portschy

course objectives
The course aims to equip students with the fundamental skills for their future drawing courses. Students get familiar with the most simple geometrical forms and how they can be depicted in perspective. The second half of the semester teaches students how to understand and depict light and shadow effects. The semester's program consists of compulsory studio exercises, students need to be equipped with basic drawing accessories (A3-size drawing board, white paper, pencil (HB), rubber, tape).   

course schedule AY 2019-2020 fall semester English
01. 9th September (Monday) Orientation, introductory lecture, the basics of perspective drawing
02. 16th September (Monday) Elementary geometrical objects - The Cube I. - Composition, Proportions
03. 23rd September (Monday) Elementary geometrical objects - The Cube II. - Subdivision, Partition
04. 30th September (Monday) Elementary geometrical objects - The Cube III. - Additional Elements
05. 7th October (Monday) Elementary geometrical objects - Rectangular composition
06. 14th October (Monday) TEST Project - Elementary geometrical objects - Rectangular composition
07. Midterm Studio Week - No scheduled class
08. 28th October (Monday) The role of hatching - shading techniques with pencil
09. 4th November (Monday) Simple composition with shadows I.
10. 11th November (Monday) Simple composition with shadows II.
11. 18th November (Monday) Simple composition with shadows III.
12. 25rd November (Monday) Simple composition with shadows IV.
13. 2nd December (Monday) EXAM DRAWING - Simple composition with shadows
14. Studio Week - No scheduled class

submission deadlines
13th December (Friday until 12 pm)
20th December (Friday until 12 pm) late submission (late fee applies)

course requirements
Regular class attendance is a mandatory prerequisite for receiving credit in the course in accordance with the BME Code of Studies and Exams. Drawings are collected at the end of each class and stored in the designated folders. Incomplete drawings can be finished until the end of the semester. Final mark is determined by the board of teachers, based on the quality of the submitted works.

suggested literature
Dobó, Molnár, Peity, Répás: Reality, Concept, Drawing / Architectural Drawing

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