Facial & Gestural Expressions
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Art, Media & Technology
Course Number: PSAM 2701
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Illustration
  • Drawing
  • Painting
In this multilevel course students will explore gestural, figure and portrait through drawing and painting. Through a series of exercises, students will explore the possibilities of expression that arise when applying the figure to an emotional narrative. Assignments will range from observation to self-initiated visual narrative work.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All School of Art, Media & Technology undergraduate degree students.


Open to Undergraduate students.


Open to Communication Design students.

Open to Design and Technology students.

Open to Fine Arts students.

Open to Integrated Design Curriculum students.

Open to Illustration students.

Open to Photography students.