Course Details

Figure Drawing

Academic Year 2023/24

VGC001 course is part of 2 study plans

Elective Courses Summer Semester

Elective Courses Winter Semester

The course develops creative thinking skills through the study of drawing the human figure. It focuses on mastering the art of elementary relations (size, scale, canon, composition, rhythm, perspective, space and matter), as well as advanced mastery of drawing as a way of thinking and a means of expression. The acquired knowledge will help students develop the ability to sense and display space and matter as necessary attributes of architectural design.

Course Guarantor



Assume the basic drawing skills proven by aptitude test.

Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1st Starting and relaxation exercises - composition and format 2nd The proportions of the human body - canon 3rd Construction of the human body - supporting system - Skeleton - study 4th The morphology of the human body - the muscular system - muscular - study 5th Nude - Exercise fast drawings - sketch 6th Nude - Exercise fast drawings - sketch 7th Nude - Linear construction - study 8th Nude - Linear construction - study 9th Nude - dimensional modeling - study 10th Nude - dimensional modeling - study 11th Nude - dimensional modeling - study 12th Nude - valeric drawing - study 13th Nude - valeric drawing - study