Course detail

Studio III - Painting 1 - summer

FaVU-B3M1-LAcad. year: 2021/2022

Under the guidance of their teacher, students learn to interconnect acquired experience and knowledge. They co-operate with their teacher on the specification of their assignments and examine the possibilities of their solutions. They include the knowledge gained in theoretic subjects in their studio work.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Interconnection of the basics of theoretic studies with practical atelier work.
Ability of artistic articulation.
Sensitivity for the wide range of manifestations of both old and new art.


Mastering the theory and practice of the subject.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching takes place in the form of group and individual consultations of the teacher with the students over the assigned semestral tasks. Teaching includes lectures and workshops on semester (theme) topics provided by external lecturers. During the semester students take part in at least one excursion to foreign museums and galleries. Once every two semesters, a painter's stay (plenary) takes place.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Course curriculum

Reflection of traditional themes of painting - both figural and non-figural - in the context of their content.

Work placements

Not applicable.


To master the technology of the studied subject.
Development of individual abilities, application of the language of drawing and painting, exploration of other techniques and methods, their possible thematisation - specification and realisation of individual creative plans.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lessons are mandatory.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Basic literature

Uta Grosenick(ed.):Art Now, Taschen 2002
Minimal&Earth&Concept Art,I. a II.(ed. Karel Srp),Jazzpetit 1982
Gordon Graham: Filozofe umění, Barrister/Principal 2004

Recommended reading

Gilles Lipovetsky:Éra prázdnoty, Prostor 1998
Vasilij Kandinskij: O duchovnosti v umění, Triáda 1998

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer