Portrait & Figure Artist Learning Path

Portraiture and the figurative arts are some of the oldest and most well-known disciplines in the fine art world.  The following learning path 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 learning paths 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 learning paths also include many of the upcomming courses that will be available to students in the near future.  When students who are following the learning path come upon these lessons, we encourage you to press forward to the next available (currently released) lesson in your learning path, and return to the skipped lesson once it is released.