Portfolio Development Sunday

DayTimeCourse NameInstructorTuition
701 - Sunday10:00am - 1:00Portfolio Development for TeensFelicia Feldman$475 Fall
  • This intensive class is for serious young artists aiming to create competitive portfolios for art-school and college admissions and scholarships. In the past, our students have garnered many thousands of dollars in scholarships at some of the nation’s finest schools. Students work one-on-one with the instructor, following a specific course of action designed to meet the student’s portfolio needs, skill level, and time constraints.
  • Painting:

    -roll of paper towels
    -Three of each round and filbert brushes, small medium and large. One medium sized fan brush. Soft hair or taklon is best
    -Palette cups
    -Painter’s tape
    -Gamsol or odorless mineral spirits (oil painting only)
    -Linseed stand oil (oil painting only)
    -Retardant gel medium (acrylic painting only)
    -Disposable palette large (Gray Matters brand suggested)
    -Diamond shaped palette knife, preferably medium sized
    -Canvas board or pre stretched primed canvas in 16″x20″
    -Oil paint (or acrylic): titanium white (big tube), cadmium red light (or hue), cadmium yellow light (or hue), ultramarine blue, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, alizarin crimson (small tubes), optional colors: jaune brilliant, olive green, viridian, terre verte, manganese violet, transparent golden ochre
    -Tracing paper
    -Colored acetateWatercolors: optional, only for students interested. Student-grade palette with 8 or more colors, student grade gouache white. Paper towels. Watercolor brushes: small and medium round, medium and large flat, one detail round brush (00). All can be synthetic taklon, interchangeable with acrylic brushes.

    Drawing:

    -2H, F, B, and 5B pencils (preferably Mars Lumograph by Staedtler)
    -Drawing pad, 11 x 20 or 16 x 20
    -Tuff stick eraser (comes in a small retractable holder)
    -kneaded eraser
    -short filbert brush (watercolor or synthetic taklon) no. 3
    – paper blending stumps, sm., med., and lg.
    -sharpener
    -artist’s tape