Foundation Portfolios that are submitted for a regular application to a foreign school normally should include 15~20 pieces of: Object Drawing + Painting + Video
completed with a high level of artistic skill and saved in a digital file.
A well completed Foundation Portfolio plays an important part a school's decision to accept an applicant and to reward the applicant with scholarship aid while providing a solid foundation for future success in the classroom.
The standard class is a course that begins step-by-step from the basics to complete a Foundation Portfolio that is geared towards new applicants and transfer applicants alike. It is a 1~2 year course designed not only for those with little to no practice in art, but also for those who already have experience with applications to foreign art schools.
We hold 18 classes per week throughout the year which can be scheduled in 4 week blocs of 12 classes. Classes are conducted through one-on-one instruction by instructors who have extensive experience in studying art abroad with a maximum of 12 students at a time.
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THIS CURRICULUM OFFERS VARIOUS COURSES INCLUDING:
A drawing of the human form
in any of its various shapes and postures using any of the drawing media
A style of drawing made without
the use of guiding or measuring instruments, as distinguished from mechanical or geometrical drawing; also, a drawing thus executed
offer a lot of possibilities for creative self-expression
There are a variety of techniques that can be used to create watercolor paintings, such as painting wet-on-wet (very wet brush and wet paper), or wet-on-dry (wet brush on dry paper). You can also create different effects by splattering, using salt, or wax resists. These are just a few of the many watercolor painting techniques
is defined as a collection of inanimate objects arranged together
The magic of still life paintings is that they can show us a new way of looking at the ordinary objects around us. Once they are placed into a specific arrangement and then captured in paint, ink, pastel, or any other medium
express the beauty, status, power, wealth or character of their subjects
Artists use a wide range of media for portraiture, including drawing, printing, painting, sculpture, photography and multimedia.
Is sumptuous, exciting, and one of the most popular painting mediums
used by artists throughout the world. In this oil painting class, you will: Learn and master the most important oil painting class techniques Relax, de-stress, and get inspired with encouraging art instruction
from the French verb coller, meaning 'to glue,' is
the artistic process of gluing and assembling various materials to a flat surface. Collage can refer to both the actual procedure of cutting and pasting, as well as to the final artistic product
glow with an intensely luminous color and rich velvety texture
Pastel is a medium that straddles the line between painting and drawing. The finished pieces can look just as luscious and luminescent as paintings, yet the process to create them resembles drawing more than painting
is a well-recognized skill. Very professional-looking black-and-white
images can be drawn just with a little chunk of charcoal and eraser. It's like making abstract photos without using a computer. Charcoal is also a good way of learning gray gradients and lighting techniques. Many people wonder how those images are made to look so cool with just a piece of charcoal
Is carving, modeling, welding, or producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions
Students taking these courses will learn how to create 2-and 3-dimensional works of art using ceramics, metals, wood and other materials. Creative theory and art history may also be a part of the instruction in sculpture classes
is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process
Our Illustration program is designed for students interested in acquiring a basis of knowledge and skills necessary to the graphic illustration profession. This innovative program blends training in contemporary, digital, and traditional techniques in the link between the fields of graphic design and illustration
will enable you to become a well informed designer in your chosen craft subject
in more covering a wide range of skills from life drawing, printmaking techniques, scenic painting, warm and cool glass techniques to creating rings with multiple settings.