Portfolio Preparation Courses for students aged 15-17
Get a head start in developing your impressive art and design portfolio to support future applications for art and design study.
Portfolio preparation courses are an essential part of your creative journey and will ready you for your future art and design studies. Our courses will boost your confidence and equip you with the tools you need to succeed and create a winning portfolio.
Delivered across AUB’s industry-standard campus, our tutors are all experts in their fields, so you’ll learn from the best.
Plus, our residential options give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in our creative community and experience life as an AUB student.
Wide range of portfolio preparation courses available 31 July – 11 August 2023, including:
Portfolio Preparation for Architecture and 3D Design
During this course you'll consider architectural concepts of space, form, function, and technology through a mixture of theory, practice, and fieldwork. You'll develop your drawing skills and explore building materials and methods of construction.
Portfolio Preparation for Animation Production
On this course you’ll develop your observational skills through exercises in sketch, cinematic storytelling, storyboarding, scriptwriting, and idea pitching, as well as through the exploration of hand-drawn techniques, and cut out and stop motion.
Portfolio Preparation for the Arts (Art and Design)
On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop your artistic expression, experiment with different mediums, and gain the confidence to produce a comprehensive portfolio of work in a variety of creative areas.
Portfolio Preparation for Filmmaking
This course gives you the opportunity to explore a variety of roles within the filmmaking process – from scriptwriting to the finished film – and you’ll develop an understanding of both the creative and technical aspects of making a film.
Portfolio Preparation for Fine Art
During this course you'll work on a series of themed projects across a mixture of art subjects to allow you to experiment and explore your own creative identity. In doing so, you’ll develop skills using both traditional and contemporary materials.
Portfolio Preparation for Illustration
This course gives you the chance to immerse yourself in a range of different mediums, to produce exciting and original work, and to develop your drawing and illustration technique whilst challenging the way that we think about imagery.