Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: UG. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. AFO061 overlap following cours/es: AFOA01. Compulsory for: MD3. Course coordinator: PhD Gunnar Sandin,, Inst för arkitektur och byggd miljö. Assessment: A given number of exercises (approximately one per week) are handed in for evaluation and review. These are all practical exercises (drawings, colour tasks and sculpture tasks). One of them is provided as a ground for a critical group review. When all of these exercises are approved, the student has fulfilled the requirements of the course, provided that he/she has also attended 80% of the lectures and introductions. Home page:

The aim of the course is to train the practical ability to communicate visually, to get an insight into the artistic possibilities of presenting nuances of communication, and to learn the importance of two- and three-dimensional sketching for the generation of ideas and for the realisation of a shape of an object.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course introduces various types of aesthetic/artistic tools, focusing on hand-held ones. The course provides the following range of subjects.

Excerpts from:
Nilsson, K G, Färglära, Carlssons Bokförlag, 1999, ISBN 91 7798 971 6.
Edwards, Betty, Teckna med konstnären inom dig, Bokförlaget Forum, 1987, ISBN 91-37-09232-4.
Sisefsky, Jan, Uppleva, förstå och använda färg., ICA Bokförlag, 1995, ISBN 91-534-1557-4.
Melin, Björn, Måla och se., Wahlström & Widstrand 1993, ISBN 91-46-13581.
Persson, Per-Ola, Perspektivlära för arkitekter, CTH, Göteborg, 1979, utdrag, kopior.