Building a Portfolio for Illustration/Animation

Term Classes | Drawing | Online | Monday



5 in stock

5 Weeks
July 13 – Aug 10

Animation and Illustration are become more and more attractive to youth as a career path, but the number of quality post-secondary schools are few, and it’s getting more difficult for students to get in.

On the other hand, every year the schools always post super clear portfolio requirements on exactly what they want to see in your applications. I am a graduate of Classical Animation from Sheridan, and understand exactly what they are looking for in these portfolio requirements. I have mentored several students to prepare their portfolios, make sure theirs is hitting all the right marks, and correcting anything that shouldn’t be there.

I can’t do the work for you, but if you’re serious about building that winning portfolio, I can certainly help coach you along the way to get it where it needs to be.

This class will be very small, limited to only 8 students so we can have lots of screen sharing time and attention to individual learning.

*We will need a minimum number for the class to run. If a class is cancelled due to low enrolment, registrants will be given a full refund or credit to remain on file for future use.

**If you have any existing credit with us due to previously cancelled classes, you may use that credit towards this class. Please email the teacher to arrange;



To participate in one of our virtual classes, you will require the following:

  • A computer (laptop or desktop, with an internal microphone and camera) OR a newer model iPad, Tablet, iPhone or Smart Phone.
    Please make sure that you have hands-free capability, using a stand or tripod
  • Something to draw along with – sketchbook or digital
  • A stable WIFI connection
  • The Zoom application (FREE when you sign up)
  • A quiet work area for creating and participating in your class


Zoom in a virtual learning environment, used by many Universities, Colleges and organizations. It is safe, private and easy to access and use. Zoom uses audio and video and all students will be seen and heard. When signing up for Zoom account, you will be asked to verify you’re 16 or older. Students under 16 are not eligible to sign up for Zoom account on their own and therefore, a parent must do so. Zoom can be accessed through the App Store or online at You can also access help at


Upon registration, you will be sent the Class Meeting ID and the Password needed to gain access to the class. This information will be sent the day before your class is scheduled to start as a security feature.


There will be 2 scheduled meetings before the classes begin, where teacher and students can all test the Zoom settings and make sure everyone is comfortable and ready to go.


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