Portrait Arts minor

Portrait Arts minor

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The portrait arts minor allows students to strengthen their portfolios and advance their skills in the rich tradition and specialized area of figurative art. Students learn to create technically and conceptually sound portraits in both traditional and contemporary contexts.

  • DRAW 200 Life Drawing I
  • DRAW 210 Portrait Drawing
  • DRAW 325 Advanced Portrait Drawing
  • PNTG 310 Life Painting*
  • PNTG 321 Portrait Painting†
  • PNTG 332 Advanced Portrait Painting‡
  • SCPT 205 Figure Modeling in Clay and Plaster*
  • SCPT 305 Portrait Sculpture†
  • SCPT 306 Intermediate Figurative Sculpture‡
  • SFIN 412 Approaches in Contemporary Portraiture
  • — Directed elective§

Total course of study: 40 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Choose one of these two courses.
‡ Choose one of these two courses.
§ Choose one of the following: PNTG 325 Narrative Painting, PNTG 340 Realist Painting, PNTG 355 Human Image and Metaphor, PNTG 410 Advanced Life Painting, SCPT 405 Sculpture in Context: Body as Concept, or SCPT 406 Advanced Figurative Sculpture.