Our Pre-College classes are designed to prepare high
school students for success in presenting a portfolio for admission to
undergraduate art schools.
PD1632: Pre-College Portfolio Development: Drawing with a Personal Perspective*
1 credit, 10 sessions
Sundays, 9:30am - 12pm
September 21 - November 23, 2014
Georgetown Campus, Studio 104
Instructor: Katherine Knight
Credit: $1000/Audit: $500
Program/lab fee: $60
Costs of supplies & materials are not included.
learn to develop portfolio pieces that express their own creative voice
while strengthening their drawing skills. This class introduces
conceptual thinking, problem solving, and elements of composition such
as balance, emphasis, etc., to create drawings that better represent
each student's individual creativity and drawing skills. Students will
also have the opportunity to participate in National Portfolio Day 2014.
Download a sample syllabus here.
Parents/guardians should be aware that life-drawing exercises utilize the academic tradition of the nude model. Signed program release and waiver forms are required for registration.
Note this course is restricted to high school juniors and seniors.
See "How to Register" for more information
Consent forms are included in the Pre-College Registration Packet.
*Enrollment in Corcoran Pre-College courses is subject to availability. The George Washington University
reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or change instructors of current