College Portfolio Development for Teens - (Weekly - 7 Weeks) with William Demaria

Washington Printers Gallery College Portfolio Demaria

College Portfolio Development for Teens - (Weekly - 7 Weeks) with William Demaria

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$378.00 + $26.46 ticket fee
College Portfolio Development for Teens - (Weekly - 7 Weeks) with William Demaria

When: Thursday, July 11, 2024 - Thursday, August 29, 2024

Note:   No class on August 8th 

Time:  11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Class Description:

Whether you are looking to apply to art school or not, a strong art portfolio will make you stand out from other applicants.

Colleges look for a mix of artwork that displays technical proficiency and explores issues and ideas that are important to the artist on a personal level.

This class will help students develop their college art portfolios and prepare students for college level art critique so they will feel more comfortable talking about their artwork.

Class time will be tailored to individual students’ needs and interests. Critiques will be held as a group.

Bio

William Demaria graduated from Cornell University in 2020 with a bachelor’s in fine arts. When applying to art schools, he was deeply interested in American history and 19th century American.

The artwork he submitted reflected these interests. Today he works as an artist in Baltimore MD where he makes prints and paintings about his observations withing the American Landscape.

Level: All Levels 

Syllabus: For 7-week class 

Students will develop their own personal projects.

Group Critiques will be held every 2 weeks.

Age group: Teen

Number of participants: max 6

Mask optional

Essential supplies

Since students will focus on their own individual interests, this class has no essential supplies.

Recommended supplies:

Drawing Board: Useful for students interested in drawing

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-sketch-pad-clip-board/ 

Lightweight Easel: Useful for students interested in drawing and painting.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-studio-aluminum-tripod-travel-easel/ 

Recommended Pencils. 6 or 12 Set Recommended. 2b pencil essential if you only want to buy 1.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/staedtler-lumograph-drawing-sketching-pencils/

Pencil Sander

https://www.dickblick.com/products/richeson-sandpaper-pointer/

Soft Brush (3/8” Flat)

https://www.dickblick.com/products/utrecht-manglon-synthetic-brushes/ 

Powdered Graphite

https://www.dickblick.com/products/generals-graphite-powder/ 

Pens- Assortment of sizes recommended. 005 is essential. 

https://www.dickblick.com/products/sakura-pigma-micron-pen/ 

Hot Pressed Paper - Recommended to go to an art store and pick out something in person. Paper should feel sturdy and have a texture you like.

I use these:

https://www.dickblick.com/products/strathmore-300-series-bristol-board-pads/

Venue Details:

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

College Portfolio Development for Teens - (Weekly - 7 Weeks) with William Demaria

When: Thursday, July 11, 2024 - Thursday, August 29, 2024

Note:   No class on August 8th 

Time:  11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Class Description:

Whether you are looking to apply to art school or not, a strong art portfolio will make you stand out from other applicants.

Colleges look for a mix of artwork that displays technical proficiency and explores issues and ideas that are important to the artist on a personal level.

This class will help students develop their college art portfolios and prepare students for college level art critique so they will feel more comfortable talking about their artwork.

Class time will be tailored to individual students’ needs and interests. Critiques will be held as a group.

Bio

William Demaria graduated from Cornell University in 2020 with a bachelor’s in fine arts. When applying to art schools, he was deeply interested in American history and 19th century American.

The artwork he submitted reflected these interests. Today he works as an artist in Baltimore MD where he makes prints and paintings about his observations withing the American Landscape.

Level: All Levels 

Syllabus: For 7-week class 

Students will develop their own personal projects.

Group Critiques will be held every 2 weeks.

Age group: Teen

Number of participants: max 6

Mask optional

Essential supplies

Since students will focus on their own individual interests, this class has no essential supplies.

Recommended supplies:

Drawing Board: Useful for students interested in drawing

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-sketch-pad-clip-board/ 

Lightweight Easel: Useful for students interested in drawing and painting.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-studio-aluminum-tripod-travel-easel/ 

Recommended Pencils. 6 or 12 Set Recommended. 2b pencil essential if you only want to buy 1.

https://www.dickblick.com/products/staedtler-lumograph-drawing-sketching-pencils/

Pencil Sander

https://www.dickblick.com/products/richeson-sandpaper-pointer/

Soft Brush (3/8” Flat)

https://www.dickblick.com/products/utrecht-manglon-synthetic-brushes/ 

Powdered Graphite

https://www.dickblick.com/products/generals-graphite-powder/ 

Pens- Assortment of sizes recommended. 005 is essential. 

https://www.dickblick.com/products/sakura-pigma-micron-pen/ 

Hot Pressed Paper - Recommended to go to an art store and pick out something in person. Paper should feel sturdy and have a texture you like.

I use these:

https://www.dickblick.com/products/strathmore-300-series-bristol-board-pads/

Venue Details:

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

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