“Figure drawing” or "Figure painting" is the portrayal of a naked human body. It is one of the most difficult practices in art and serves as one of the most important ones as well. It helps you knowing and portraying the proportions and anatomy of the human figure and also gives you the ability to study light and shadow.
During this practice, different body parts and their structure, function and corporal vividness are subordinate to the whole. Nude subjects in art have a long tradition, centering around the esthetics of the human body.
You will learn figure drawing and painting in a professional, optimal atmosphere. Whether you will be using graphite, charcoal or oil paint you will be taught in a traditional manner. Drawing exercises and sketches of different poses will be included alongside a longer carried study of the human figure.
All of this will help you gain a better understanding of the human body.