Portrait & Figure Artist Curriculum

Portraiture and the figurative arts are some of the oldest and most well-known disciplines in the fine art world.  The following curriculum will help strengthen your knowledge of facial features, anatomy, and likenesses, and prepare you for a career in this respected artistic path.

Drawing Fundamentals Phase 1

Drawing Fundamentals Phase 2

Head Drawing Phase 1

Figure Drawing Phase 1

Head Drawing  Phase 2

Figure Drawing Phase 2

Head Drawing Phase 3

Figure Drawing Phase 3

Gouache Phase 1

Gouache Phase 2

Head Drawing Phase 4

Figure Drawing Phase 4

Gouache Phase 3

Portrait Painting Phase 1

Figure Painting Phase 1

Portrait Painting Phase 2

Figure Painting Phase 2


Portrait Painting Phase 3

Features And Facial Expressions

A Note to Students:

While these curriculums have been charted to best help students in their chosen disciplines, they are by no means the only path to learning.  Students are free to view their lessons and courses in any order they so wish.  These curriculums also include many of the upcomming courses that will be available to students in the near future.  When students who are following the curriculums come upon these lessons, we encourage you to press forward to the next available (currently released) lesson in your curriculum, and return to the skipped lesson once it is released.