Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Drawing Graphic Design 16267/3298/2425/1/67
Study guide

Drawing Graphic Design 1

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    • Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Graphic Design
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 6 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Adriaenssens Robin
Other teaching staff: Steel Wouter
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2024 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

The student shows ambition and motivation to study graphic design.
The student shows motivation to study drawing.
The student is widely interested in art, design, philosophy, media and society.
The student is specifically interested in graphic design as art practice.
The student has sufficient insight into culture (historic and/or current).
The student has some conception of graphic design as art practice.
The student has a portfolio of personal, authentic and artistic work.
The student has a creative and artistic ability.
The student distinguishes various disciplines within graphic design.
The student can work individually and in a group context.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA1 - The student has the necessary artistic skills to design and/or realize a personal project within the broad spectrum of the visual arts under supervision.
The student can translate all these aspects in an artistic way to a 2D carrier.
The student can translate his knowledge of layout and composition, perspective and proportions of a living model in space, to a 2D carrier in a personal, artistic way.
BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student knows and understands the various techniques of display, layout and composition, perspective and proportions, light and shadow, atmosphere and color application.
The student knows and understands the basic principles regarding layout and composition, perspective and proportions, of a live model in space.
BA5 - When developing his/her personal visual language the students starts from a searching and reflective attitude when developing one's own visual language.
The student can process comments from teachers in his learning process.

Course content

Seeing and perceiving analytically are linked to the research into interpretive rendering. Various methods and techniques are dealt with, taking into account the specificity of the study programme/option.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Various drawing tools and materials.

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

Continuous evaluation and presentation/verification moments during the academic year.
Semester 1: first intermediary evaluation at the end of the first semester.
Semester 2: final jury at the end of the second semester.