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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 30

Regulations for the Course of Instruction

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Regulations for the Course of Instruction.

The course is intended to teach Ornament and the Figure, with a view to their ultimate use in design and composition, and includes the study of plants and flowers, the painting of Still-life, and the drawing and painting of Ornament and of the Figure.

In following out the Courses of Instruction, Students are required to pass, with the approval of the Master, in the following stages:—

Course I.—For students wishing to Study

Landscape, Still-Life, and Flower Painting.

1.Elementary.—Preparatory to any study in this Course:—
Stage 2b.Outlining from the flat (Dyce and Jacobsthal).
3a.Outlining models from the round.
3b.Outlining ornament from the round.
11a.Drawing in Sepia from the flat.
2.Preparatory to Painting from Nature in oil or water-colour:—
10a.Outlining foliage from nature.
5a. and b.Shaded drawing in chalk from models, casts of ornament, fruit.
12a.Sepia drawing or monochrome, or tempera painting, from the same.
13a.Painting flowers, &c., from the flat.
15a. and b.Painting flowers, groups of still-life, &c., from nature, in water-colour or oil. Landscapes from copies.

Students in this Course should attend Lectures on Geometry, Perspective, and Botanical Drawing.

Course II.—For Students wishing to Study

The Figure.

1.Elementary.—Preparatory to any study in this Course:—
Stage 2b.Outlining from the flat (if necessary).
8a.Outlining details of the Face from the round.page 13
Stage 8a.Outlining the head, hands, and feet, and the whole figure from the round.
5a and b.Shaded drawing in chalk, from models and casts of ornament.

Before being admitted to the next Preparatory Course, Students must pass in Second Grade Perspective and Model Drawing.

2.Preparatory to drawing from the life:—
8, b1.Shaded drawing in chalk from heads, hands,. and feet, from the cast.
8, b2.Shaded drawing of the whole figure from the antique.
9a.Outlines of the skeleton and anatomical figures, with the names of the bones and the muscles.
3.Preparatory to painting from the life in oil or water-colour:—
  • Add to the above
  • 12a. and 16a. Sepia tempera, or monochrome painting from the cast of ornament and figure.
8c. and d.Shaded drawing in chalk from the living model, nude or draped.
17b.Painting from the living model, in oil or water-colour. Studies of drapery, drawn or painted.
22c.Figure composition.

Course III.—For Studens wishing to Study


Students in design must first follow the Elementary Division of Course I., and attend Lectures on Plant form, Design and the History of Ornament.

The course will consist of
1.Outline drawing and monochrome colouring from Jacobsthal, Meurer, and other works, which must be used not only as a means of studying drawing, but as a definite course of design.
3. Stage 11b.Painting ornament from flat examples.
11a.Painting ornament in monochrome from the cast.
14a.Studies of plants from nature.
22d.Studies of historic styles of ornament.
4.Designing in imitation of given examples.
5.Original designs, Stages 22b., c., and e.
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Course IV.—Modelling.

Before entering the Modelling Class, students must pass the elementary stages in Course II., and attend the model drawing and perspective lectures.

Course V.

Lithographic Drawing (on Stone.)

Drawing on Wood (for Engraving.)

Students wishing to study in this course must pass in one of the two elementary courses, and in stages 5a. and b., and 8b1, and must carry on the advanced work of the school when the class does not meet.

Course VI.

Building and Machine Drawing.

Before commencing the work of this course, students must pass in freehand drawing from fiat examples and from models, and attend lectures on practical plane and solid geometry.