Artistic Anatomy (GRT162) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Artistic Anatomy GRT162 1 2 0 2 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emel Ertürk
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To grasp human anatomy and its relation with art through forming a basis with basic anatomy training
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Demonstrates knowledge about the skeletal system through drawing
  • Reflects knowledge about the muscular system correctly
  • Applies the canons correctly
  • Draws in detail
  • Tells the proportions in human body and the importance of their structures
Course Content Regional surface anatomy, upper and lower extremities, ratio of torso, head and neck; drawings of skeletons, muscles and live model.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General concepts; introduction to anatomy, terms, planes, axes
2 General information about bones Bone drawings At the end of each class the students will be assigned the next topic and they will encouraged to
3 General information about joints. Joint drawings carry out research and make drawings
4 General information about muscles. Muscle drawings
5 General information about nerves. Nerve drawings
6 General information about veins. Vein drawings
7 Midterm
8 Head and neck. Head and muscle drawings
9 Upper extremity muscles. Upper extremity drawings
10 Body, abdomen structure and drawings
11 Pelvis
12 Lower extremity and drawings
13 Overall view of muscular and skeletal systems. Hand structure and functions Foot structure and functions Differences in male, female, and children drawings
14 Skeleton drawings
15 Living model drawings
16 Final Exam


Other Sources 1. DERE F,Oğuz Ö.Artistik Anatomi, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Adana,1996
2. WETTERF (Çeviri ed. Prof.Dr. Müşerref Cumhur)4. baskı Nobel kitabevi Ankara, 2008
3. Akın, Antropometri ve Ergonomi. İnkansa Ofset Matbaacılık, Ankara 2001
4. M.Özdoğan, Neolithic in Turkey, 1999.
5. HOGARD, Burne. Sanatsal Anatomi. Troya Yayıncılık. İstanbul,1993
6. Foresth,K Graphics For Architecture,Van Nostrand,New York. 1980
7. V. Sevin, Anadolu Arkeolojisi, İstanbul 2003
8. M. Darga, Hitit Mimarlığı I, İstanbul 1985

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application 1 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 80
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquires Art and Design culture and aesthetic knowledge, theoretical and applied knowledge about the discipline. X
2 Knows the legal regulations and processes about Art and Design.
3 Has knowledge about interdisciplinary interaction associated with the relevant field of Art and Design.
4 Describes the concepts, ideas, facts, and problems related with the field; perceives, designs, and applies them multi-dimensionally.
5 Evaluates interaction with sub-disciplines related with the field, uses the information creatively. X
6 Works, undertakes responsibility, and carries out plans individually and as a group member.
7 Identifies the learning requirements about the field, and directs his learning within a lifelong sense of social conscience. X
8 Uses information and communication technologies required by the field at least at an advanced level of Europe Computer Literacy License.
9 Follows new information relevant with the field and communicates with colleagues using a foreign language (Europe Language Portfolio General Level: B1 Level).
10 Creates projects supporting solution suggestions to problems in his field with qualified and quantified data; shares them with experts and non-experts.
11 Converts concrete and abstract concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original products, analyzes the acquired information and skills with a critical approach.
12 Is aware of national and international values of art and design, and acts in accordance with ethical values.
13 Has knowledge, equipment, and aesthetic awareness about art culture and history that is necessary for carrying out successful studies related with the discipline.
14 Has enough awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture, and protection of cultural values and environment, occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 5 2 10
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 5 5 25
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 7 7
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100