Portrait drawing course develops the artist’s ability to represent the human figure in pictorial space. Drawings are based on observation from life and the study of old master drawings. Emphasis is placed on proportional accuracy, foreshortening and the use of form and cast shadows to achieve convincing three dimensional form.

Type: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Duration: 10 weeks
Eligibility: Anyone can enrol
Course Intake: Admission Open
Tuition Fee: INR4000/ USD65 per year

Course Subjects Overview

Duration Topic
Topic 1 Head anatomy
Topic 2 Value and Mark making with charcoal
Topic 3 Rendering Part I
Topic 4 Rendering Part II
Topic 5 Planes of the head Part I
Topic 6 Planes of the head Part II
Topic 7 Planes of the head and rendering
Topic 8 Perspective
Topic 9 Features of the head
Topic 10 Fully rendered portrait

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How can I enrol?

The International Fine Art Academy maintains an open admissions policy for all persons who wish to obtain an education in fine arts. Anyone who mets the requirement can apply for our courses. You may register, pay tuition, and apply for admission online. For Admission please fill in the ADMISSION FORM.

Art Supplies Required

  • Charcoal Pencils HB, 2b, 4b, 6b
  • Charcoal Sticks (wine or willow or any soft charcoal not compressed charcoal)
  • Cartridge or Charcoal Sheets A2 or A3 size
  • Kneaded Eraser – http://www.amazon.in/Cretacolor-Kneedable-Eraser-Big-Pack/dp/B00PP6N16E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1468837717&sr=8-1&keywords=kneaded+eraser
  • Stomps (optional) – http://www.amazon.in/PAPER-STUMP-SET-OF-6PC/dp/B011A0FNOQ/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1468837717&sr=8-3&keywords=kneaded+eraser

Benefits with IFAA

Graduates of the International Fine Art Academy will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Produce work appropriate for seeking skilled opportunities in their chosen field of art and style.
  • Solve inventive issues inside their field of art and style, as well as analysis and synthesis of technical, aesthetic, and abstract data.
  • Communicate concepts professionally and connect through visual, oral, and written presentation skills.
  • A supported environment for the understanding of art and style principles.
  • Recognize the influence of major cultural and aesthetic trends, historical and modern, on art.
  • Learn the skilled skills and behaviors necessary to vie within the international marketplace for art and style.

Teaching Method

Teaching is done through pre-recorded demo, online notes, assignment and discussion forum. Each subject consists of Topics. Each Topic is opens as you complete the earlier topic respectively. To complete a topic you need to login, watch the demo, read the notes and submit the assignment. To submit an assignment, simply take a picture or scan the homework assignment and upload it in the assignment forum for feedback. Instructors may provide your with a review with 24-48 hours.