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Pre-Foundation Portfolio Preparation for 16 - 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:
This course is scheduled to run on campus in a face to face delivery format. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic situation this course may be adapted in line with UK government guidance or other operational requirements. This may include changing course location (to another UAL site), cancellation of the course, or moving part or all of the course online. In the event of any changes being required we will inform you as soon as possible and support you in any changes required. Please bear this in mind when making any travel, visa, or accommodation arrangements.
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