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Portfolio Prep Course – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design starts Oct. 22

Are you planning to study Visual Arts after High School?  This course is for you!
Date: Saturday October 22nd 2011 until December 10th 2011
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Instructor: Caitlyn Purcell
Location: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Fee: $240

This course focuses on improving the overall quality of portfolios required for application to study in the visual arts at the post secondary level. Topics are based on NSCAD and other national art school requirements and include critiquing and selecting work, producing images of work, and writing an essay. Studio exercises provide an understanding of essential problem-solving and observational drawing skills. Personal critiques of work, recommendations for additional work and a tour of NSCAD are provided.

Prerequisite: Completion of Grade 11 or higher.  Class limit is 24. Eligible for T2202.

To register for this course please visit the NSCAD University website for Portfolio Development.  For more information, click HERE.


Kimberly is a homeschooling mother of two living with her dear husband of over 25 years in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She works from home as a homeschool coach and offers OBM, writing, editing, social media, and tech services. In her free time she likes to hand-spin, knit, read, volunteer in local theatre, and horseback ride.