Portfolio in the Human Figure

A functional understanding of anatomy, gesture, and proportion is the foundation of any figural artwork. This class will help a students’ portfolio stand out by learning to draw the human figure. Working from a live nude model, students will develop an advanced understanding of how to render the human form while focusing on human anatomy, proportions, poses, and gestures.. Using a variety of materials and techniques, students will gain confidence in mark-making and grounding figures in dynamic compositions.

Portfolio Development Foundations

Learn what it takes to start advancing beyond art basics and begin building a scholarship-worthy portfolio. You will become proficient in drawing and painting human anatomy, proportions, landscapes, still lifes, and more, while learning to draw from observation and creating original works that blend the observation with the imagination. This class will prepare students for advanced classes such as Intermediate Portfolio and other specialty Portfolio classes.

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Portfolio in the Human Figure

A functional understanding of anatomy, gesture, and proportion is the foundation of any figural artwork. This class will help your portfolio stand out by learning to draw the human figure. Using a variety of materials and techniques, students will gain confidence in mark-making and grounding figures in dynamic compositions while working from a live nude model. You will develop an advanced understanding of how to render the human form while focusing on human anatomy, proportions, poses, and gestures. 

**No class on 4/17 (Easter)

Read The Art Effect's COVID-19 Safety Plan here

Drawing and Painting the Human Figure

A functional understanding of anatomy, gesture, and proportion is the foundation of any figural artwork. This class will help your portfolio stand out by training you in drawing the human figure, with tips and techniques for understanding and representing human anatomy, figure proportions, different poses and basic gestures. Working from a live nude model, you will develop an advanced understanding of how to render the human form convincingly from direct observation. Using a variety of materials and techniques, you will gain confidence in mark-making and grounding your figures in dynamic compositions.

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