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Build Your Portfolio Course (Age 16 - 18)

Monday 12 Apr, 9:00am3:00pm
Monday 12 Apr, 9:00am3:00pm
Plymouth College of Art
Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AT

If you need to build your creative portfolio in preparation for university interviews, this free five-day course, which takes place from 12th - 16th April, will guide you through a range of subjects and small projects that will help you create work you can be proud to show your prospective university.

On top of this, you will have the opportunity to photograph your 3D work professionally, and you will also learn how to present your work and discuss it confidently.

Enhance your portfolio with new work created in a range of the following subjects:

  • life drawing
  • digital photography
  • still life
  • film/sound
  • 3D sculpture
  • fashion illustration
  • ceramics
  • painting
  • surface pattern
  • costume

We have limited spaces available for this free course, and competition for places is high. We will be asking you to provide us with a personal statement of why you would like to be allocated a place on this course. Anyone applying must be happy to commit to attending the full duration of this five-day course in April 2021.

Course dates:

Monday 12 April | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 13 April | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 14 April | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 15 April | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 16 April | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Entry Requirements:

You must be aged 16 - 18 years and be interested in studying a creative subject at HE level.

Please note that depending on the government's current COVID-19 guidelines or restrictions at the time, this programme may run as a hybrid of online and on-campus learning. More information will be shared closer to the time that the course is running, but if you have any questions please email youngarts@pca.ac.uk.

The deadline to apply for the course is 9am on the 31st of March. If you would like to apply, please click on the link below or click the "Register to Attend" button above.

Apply for the free five-day Build Your Portfolio Course

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