If you need to know how to make an art portfolio and want to learn how to get accepted into the top animation and illustration programs in North America, such as Sheridan Animation or Sheridan Illustration then you’ll love our summer art portfolio camp.See examples of student portfolios that got accepted into Sheridan Animation, learn from the professors and graduates of Sheridan, Seneca, and Humber Colleges as
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Sign up for this years Summer Art and Animation Portfolio Camp. You'll learn all the fundamental skills you need to prepare for a career in the arts and be able to make a strong portfolio with the power to get you accepted into your dream school.
So PortPrep in collaboration with Garth Laidlaw's Art Camp created a solution for you...
"The Admission Insider" and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot, in conjunction with local artist Garth Laidlaw will be running a summer course to help you get into the art college of your dreams. Each instructor will be teaching a number of courses to help you succeed in creating a great portfolio that will ensure your success.
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Drawing Fundamentals Instructor
Known as “The Admission Insider,” Karen has been helping high school students achieve their dreams of getting into the best art and design programs in college through her coaching services at PortPrep. She does this by improving their skills involved in creating better art works that will be included in their portfolio and submitted as part of their college application. Karen has a diploma of interior design and a degree of fine art. She has taught at Sheridan College and U of Guelph and countless small art schools
Garth Laidlaw has a love for curiosity and wonder. He takes pride in his ability to create clear, communicative animations and illustrations. His goal is to depict important stories and ideas that benefit others.Garth aims to share the best qualities of his education at Sheridan Animation while adding in new instructive methods in character design. Garth works as an illustrator, game artist, and animator and runs a regular figure drawing group called Artstory. Garth has just published his first book Sanyi.
PortPrep Animation Specialist
Murphy grew up in Los Gatos, California and left high school a year early after getting a tour of Walt Disney Feature Animation studios while they were making Aladdin. He subsequently attended California Institute of the Arts inValencia, California. Murphy's first film as director was his 2004 Night of the Brocolli, about a man whose dinner vegetables exact a revenge. This was followed by his 2005 film Get Lost, and then by his 2006 film Rose, which premiered at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and won 1st place for cinematography. His works include the films Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and Iron Man. In 2010 he directed the animated sequences for 20th Century Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid. In 2011 he was the director and producer of the Young Storytellers Foundation "Bohemian Dream Party", a charity event to benefit arts education for Los Angeles-based youth.He also redesigned Mrs. Butterworth and directed her animation.
Anthony is a freelance Illustrator and Concept Artist currently residing in Guelph. He is a huge proponent of self study whether that's on top of a formal education or in place of one online communities, artists and educators sharing their artistry. He is inspired by all kinds of art - from animation to abstract expressionism to the Hudson River School of painters and far beyond. His work aims to combine an appealing rendition of lifelike form and light with exaggerated design, imaginative storytelling and a sense of drama seen in the works of 'Golden Age' Illustrators (James Gurney calls this 'Imaginative Realism'
for Life drawing instructor to animation students since 1986 at Sheridan, Humber and most recently Seneca College, Werner has shared his work as professional artist and award winning children’s book illustrator with students and studio workshops across Canada.
Throughout the two weeks, you’ll work towards building the entire pre-production artwork for an animation in collaboration with your classmates. You’ll learn about character design, composition & background design, storytelling principles, story-boarding, digital painting, and overall drawing fundamentals. Our instructors are currently working in these fields and are familiar with the latest technology, required skills, and resources to get you started, or to update your current practice.
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