Workshop: Portfolio Prep for Tweens/Teens

Develop a strong, creative portfolio for art school
Tuesday, 12/5/2023
5:00 - 6:00
Children's Creative Center - 2nd Fl
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Show artistic skill and personal vision in your application for competitive visual arts high schools or colleges. Work closely with a professional and experienced portfolio advisor while working from life. By the end of this series students will have completed work showing shading and tones, shadow and light and creating volume and facial/body proportion. Gain understanding of and practice with professional artists’ materials including pencil, charcoal, pastel and a variety of papers free of charge. Offered in partnership with San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. Space is limited, register on Eventbrite or by calling (415) 557-4550. Participants must be in middle or high school.

Due to overwhelming demand, each individual is restricted to participating in this workshop a maximum of three times.

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This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Attending Programs

For questions about the program or help registering, contact sfplcpp@sfpl.orgAll programs are drop-in (no registration necessary) unless otherwise noted. All SFPL locations are wheelchair accessible. For accommodations (such as ASL or language interpretation), call (415) 557-4557 or contact Requesting at least 3 business days in advance will help ensure availability.

Notice: This event may be filmed or photographed. By participating in this event, you consent to have your likeness used for the Library’s archival purposes and promotional materials. If you do not want to be photographed, please inform a staff person or the photographer. A sticker will be provided to help identify you so that we can avoid capturing your image.

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