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Portfolio Builder

Build a mixed media folio to showcase your abilities

Whether you’re preparing to attend a specialty visual arts program or want to broaden your experience in a variety of art styles, Portfolio Builder is the class to advance your creative skills and show off your new abilities!

You will work on developing a variety of artworks to showcase your abilities across different media. If you’re applying to programs with specific portfolio requirements, the instructor will support those projects and can provide a letter of recommendation on request. 

What you’ll learn

  • How to generate original ideas so your art stands out!
  • Art essentials like colour theory, perspective and proportion
  • How to talk confidently about your art through critique

What you’ll use

  • Drawing materials like pencils and pencil crayons
  • Painting supplies, brushes, palettes, acrylic or watercolour paints
  • Mixed media supplies for collage, sculpting or printmaking
All materials are included – as always!

Sign up to build your portfolio

If you’re enrolling for the first time, please click Register and create an account. Existing students can access our portal to add this class to their account. Please note that all classes are Eastern Time.

Create a great Summer!

With Summertime full of vacations and events, we focus on Summer Camps, Workshops and short classes to help fit everyone’s schedule. Develop your skills in painting, pottery, drawing and textile arts, try something new and find your favourite fall art classes for September.

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Sculpture and Pottery


Learn sculpture, develop your skills on the pottery wheel and explore glazing effects!