618-1460/01 – Modelling Statuary 3 (MOD 3)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits3
Subject guarantorMgA. Alžběta DirnerováSubject version guarantorMgA. Alžběta Dirnerová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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DIR0013 MgA. Alžběta Dirnerová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- The student will be able to develop a sculptural relief assignment. - The student will be able to illustrate the scope for the use of relief reduction

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs
Project work


Modeling the subject in which students are engaged in creating sculptural character, taking basic sculptural receive the award. The object of study is the plastic work is focused on independent work and ability to execute on the given topic, which enables understanding of the requirements of the sculpture. Modeling study to gain skills in sculpting statues, and prepare students to deal with contracts of art or your own creation. An integral part of the course is a general knowledge of sculptural realization.

Compulsory literature:

[1] EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH: Art today, Phaidon, ISBN-13: 9780714838885 [2] THOMPSON, J.: Richard Deacon, London: Phaidon Press 2000, 212 s.,ISBN 0714839493.

Recommended literature:

[1] HUTCHINSON, J.:Antony Gormley, London: Phaidon Press 2000, ISBN 0714839523 [2] CASE, P.: Marino Marini, Skira 2000, ISBN 8881186314

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Follow-up work on the given topic One semester project



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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lecture 1st Relief in connection with historical epochs. The ancient, Romanesque reliéf.Donatello, Ghiberti, Rodin, Manz, etc. Comparing illustration reproduction. 2nd The concept of relief reduction. The correct method of application and control. 3rd The concept of high and low relief (alto-relievo, bas-relief). 4th Medal, a plaque. Eg. Otakar creation Španiela.Užití bass-relief and fonts in plastic, or a hollowed form. 5th Scripture. Text in the area. Choice of font type, location of text in various formats, italic, etc. Exercise 1st Transfer of drawing the design-made-by-three-dimensional model of the surface relief. 2nd Determination of maximum height and the subsequent differentiation of other critical dimensions. 3rd A concerted action of shaping a strong correction. 4th Clean refining the individual volumes to maximize spaciousness. Accurate work properly elected aids working in well-lit space. 5th Formation. Making a blank form. 6th Plaster cast. Pouring plaster model to full, making plaster shard - in case of force plate relief. 7th Retouching the cast - in the wet and dry.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2013/2014 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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