The course is suitable for both mature and Leaving Certificate students. This is a 15-week course suitable for those seeking art college entry. Participants will be tutored in composition, observational drawing, life drawing, painting, and developing a sketchbook. Other activities, such as photography, collage, 3D, and gallery visits are covered during the course. Tuition will be given in developing a well balanced portfolio.
Specialist Lecturers will take you through a number of set projects including creative disciplines such as: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, 3D Construction and Life Drawing. You will create a well-balanced and individual portfolio with your personal career path in mind.
If you are planning to apply to CIT-Crawford College of Art & Design for the:
You will be required to submit a Portfolio for review as part of the application process. The Portfolio Preparation Course allows you to submit the Portfolio you create for assessment (should you wish). The result of this assessment can be used to fulfill the Portfolio element of the application process for the courses listed above and you won't need to re-submit your Portfolio if you apply within four years of completing the Portfolio Preparation Course.