618-2039/03 – Modeling II (MOD II)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits3
Subject guarantorMgA. Alžběta DirnerováSubject version guarantorMgA. Alžběta Dirnerová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DIR0013 MgA. Alžběta Dirnerová
MER0063 Ing. Václav Merta
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Acquired knowledges: - The student will be able to define the sculptural quality in the field - The student will be able to use knowledge as shape and proportions - in connection with the transmission of information from 2D to 3D realization of an organic shape. Acquired skills: - The student will be able to create an organic shape with all aspects according to drawing. student will be able to apply the gained skills in the field of design drawings into making plastic works.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


- The student will be able to model the specified object, due to more advanced level; - The student will be able to apply the gained skills - the designed drawings into making plastic objects. Advanced ability of work according to own drawing design ( statue - the figure or animal). Spatial perception.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Team of authors. Renaissance / The Art of the Italian, Könemann, ISBN: 0131935100 [2] EDWARD L.S. Art today, Phaidon, ISBN-13: 9780714838885

Recommended literature:

[1] THOMPSON, J. Richard Deacon, London: Phaidon Press 2000, 212 s.,ISBN 0714839493. [2] HUTCHINSON, J. Antony Gormley, London: Phaidon Press 2000, ISBN 0714839523

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

elaboration of semestral project


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The organic shape. Demonstration of the theme - use of reproductions of existing works of high quality. Since antiquity, through Michelangelo, Rodin, Marino Marini, Manzu, Maillol to Myslbeka, Štursa etc. 2. Visualization of organic material. Working with the basal anatomy. 3. Plasticity, stylization, the whole X the detail, modeling- a posteriori according to real model. 4. Sculptures in Ostrava. Implementation of excursion -Ostrava sculptures and their comments (memorial art sculpture in conjunction with architecture, fountains, plaques, statues) Exercises 1. Raelization of models (bozzetto)- for possibility of the metal processing - of stylized figure or animal. Possibility of incorporation of simple object, wavy fabric and other space-enriching elements to the whole composition. 2. In individual cases will be consulted the construction of supporting structure (skeleton). 3. Compactness, structure. 4. Modeling - accent on the whole. Stylization. Proportions - need of feedback to model correction. 5. Surface. The use of different modeling methods - such as exact geometric shaping X "playful" wavy fabric ( exact modeling X expression). 6. Mold making. Making of a waste mold. 7. A plaster cast. Casting plaster model to full / to hollow. 8. Finishing of the cast - wet and dry.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Povinná účast na cvičeních min. 80%.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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