Pre-Foundation Portfolio Preparation for 16 to 18 year olds will help you prepare a portfolio for full-time study; as well as receiving invaluable tips on applying for full and part-time foundation courses.
Your starting point will be objective drawing. You'll then explore expressive possibilities across a range of media, including charcoal, paint, collage, graphic tools and 3You'll aim to create a body of work for your portfolio and every day will cover new activities that explore different approaches to drawing.
You will receive guidance on interview preparation coupled with your hands-on experience working in an environment similar to that of a Foundation course.
You'll have an understanding of the foundation course environment and appreciate the approaches and methodology needed for this type of study. You'll add to your portfolio with a body of work that reflects your experience of answering project briefs.
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
A certificate of completion:
Summer stays for 16 to 18 year olds
Did you know UAL accommodation is available for short course students during summer? We offer two packages both include accommodation, breakfast, and 24 hour Student Ambassador support.
Add to your experience with a Summer Stays Social Package
Available between 18 July 2022 and ends on 12 August 2022. This package includes an events calendar put on by our Social Programme with daily activities. Find out more.
Accommodation only - available between 30 June 2022 and ends on 27 August 2022.
Short course students also receive a discounted rate when booking. Find out more and book your place.
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
A3 Sketch book
Basic drawing equipment; B Grade pencil, pencil sharpener
Fine black felt tip
Primary colours and black/white acylic paints
Selection of paint brushes (synthetic and hog hair)
Erasers soft and hard
Household painting brush, 2cm minimum size
If you have one, a camera. Please note that this is not an essential item
Something to transport your work home in e.g. A3 plastic portfolio
Portfolio Preparation for teenagers will help you prepare a portfolio for full-time study; as well as receiving invaluable tips on applying for full and part-time foundation courses.