Portfolio Preparation for the Creative Arts Summer Course

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Program Description

An opportunity to develop your artistic expression and produce a comprehensive portfolio of work in a variety of creative pathways.

Course highlights include:

• Develop comprehensive digital and physical portfolios of your creative work
• Practical workshops and themed projects
• Develop confidence in your creative abilities
• Sketchbooks: creative ideas development
• Typography and Design, Experiments in Composition and Collage 
• Drawing and Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion and Textiles
• Photography & Film, Architecture and 3D Design
• Mixed Media and Print Making
• Layout and Portfolio Showcase 
• Portfolio review

Gain experience in different arts subjects and develop confidence in your creative abilities with this varied and stimulating course.
Over 3 weeks you will produce work for your physical and digital portfolio exploring subjects including Drawing and Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion, Photography, Film, Architecture, Mixed Media and Print Making. You will work on a series of themed projects across a mixture of art subjects to allow you to experiment and explore your own creative identity whilst also developing your understanding of key creative processes to enhance your work. Your course tutors will offer guidance and support on creative application, as well as feedback on your artwork and advice on your future creative studies.


Students will leave the course with a physical A3 art portfolio and digital portfolio containing their work for interview submission or future development.

Portfolio review with course tutor.

All students with 100% course attendance will be issued with an official AUB Summer Course Certificate detailing course contents and study hours.

What`s Included


• Developing Drawing techniques & styles
• Experiments in Composition & Collage
• Conceptual & lateral thinking
• Developing a Visual Language
• Sketchbooks: creative ideas development


• 3D Design: Sculpture & Architectural Models
• Printmaking workshop
• Typography & Design Experiments
• Problem solving & responding to a brief
• Fashion and Surface Design: creative approaches


• Film: Still & Digital Images
• Creating Stories & Narratives
• Photography: Photoshop & creative image editing
• Analogue vs Digital techniques

Portfolio Development

• Layout & Portfolio Showcase
• Portfolio tutorials & feedback
• Digital Portfolio
• Group present


Art History, Art/Fine Arts, Arts, Arts and Crafts, Design, Studio Arts, Visual Arts

Program Locations

Poole, United Kingdom

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Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)
  • United Kingdom: Poole
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