Download Registration Form; Portfolio Prep Fall 2017

open enrollment
Art Portfolio Prep for H.S.
Two hours of instruction. Art supplies, model fee, mounting, labeling, snacks, and birthday treats are included.
Developing a strong portfolio usually requires between 20 and 24 sessions
Fall Term; Sept 13 - Dec 21, 2017

 C - Thursday (Ages 12-14)
      Portfolio Prep for HS*, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
September 14 - December 21 (No class Sept 21, Nov 23)
 
13 sessions portfolio prep -------------------------------------------------- $ 1,175.00*
($ 1,025 + $ 150 portfolio fee: case, mounting, labeling, life model)  
 

D - Friday (Ages 12-14)
      Portfolio Prep for HS*3:30pm to 5:30pm
September 16 – December 16 (No class Sept 22, Nov 24)

12 sessions portfolio prep -------------------------------------------------- $ 1,100.00*
($ 950 + $ 150 portfolio fee: case, mounting, labeling, life model)  
 
 
E - INTENSIVE: Two Sessions per week; Thursday & Friday (Ages 12-14)
     Portfolio Prep for HS*3:30pm to 5:30pm
September 14 – November 3 (No class Sept 21 and 22)

14 sessions portfolio prep -------------------------------------------------- $ 1,250.00*
($ 1,100 + $ 150 portfolio fee: case, mounting, labeling, life model)  

 
 
* Note: A $ 150 portfolio fee applies when enrolling in portfolio prep. Fee incliudes special art supplies, live model, selection/review meeting, mounting & labeling, and case.
 

Specifically designed for students auditioning to LaGuardia H.S. in the fall of 2017.
The intention of this intensive program is to help applicants with little or no previous preparation
fulfill the application requirements and build a strong portfolio.
 
 
* Notes:   - A $ 150 portfolio fee is included. Fee incliudes special art supplies, live model, selection/review meeting, mounting & labeling, and case.
 
- A separate fee will apply if Wet Paint! is to potograph students' work.
 
Objective:
Students interested in the fine arts and applying to high school or middle school will produce original work to develop an art portfolio. Artwork will be created in a variety of styles and techniques, utilizing traditional and contemporary methods with an imaginative and creative approach.

A final evaluation and selection of 15 to 20 pieces will constitute the portfolio. All selected pieces will be mounted and properly labeled before auditions/interviews.
90% of our students are accepted into LaGuardia High School.
 
Content:
This workshop will help students develop their artistic skills and improve their ability to draw from observation, compose a picture, and use color in an effective way.
Art assignments will include basic to advance drawing and painting exercises from still life, live model, figure, landscape, etc., in both representative and abstract manners. Sources will be from observation, memory and imagination. Each student will develop his/her work individually at his/her own level and pace.
Techniques:
  • Drawing - Pencil, charcoal, graphite, pastels, oil pastel, ink
  • Painting - Watercolor, acrylics, tempera, and oil
  • Mixed Media - Collage, masking, block printing
  • Related Activities - Clay, slide and video projections

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