Portrait Sculpture

Students will learn portrait through the study of the major geometries of the head and the anatomy which is influences them. This will be accomplished through quick 3D sketches and longer studies, both half and life size. Students will gain an understanding at how to arrive at a likeness of the model.

Required supplies for this class:

  • A ruler*

  • Calipers

  • Modeling tools*

  • Notebook*

  • Plastic bag

  • Rag to keep the clay head wet

  • Two head armatures (sold in the Fleisher store)*

  • Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10 percent discount on art supply purchases.