Art & Design Photography,

& New Media


Virtual Portfolio  Preparation

We do not offer SPECIFICS portfolio design requirements because we want to see the RANGE of CREATIVITY of the applicant. All WORK submitted must be ORIGINAL and submitted either in person or online ATTACHED to their online audition.



Submit 5 pieces of ORIGINAL art work ***In person audition protocol changed due to pandemic



Here are a few learning tools to help guide you along the way:

Shading With   Texture

Shading is the process of adding value to create the illusion of form, space, and most importantly - light in a drawing. When executed correctly, shading can make a drawing appear three dimensional and create a convincing image.

Rough Cross Hatching

Woven Hatching

Layered Hatching


Wavy Woven Hatching


Diagonal Woven Hatching


Cross Hatching

Adding Texture to

an object

When adding texture to a 3D shape think about the curves of the object and how that will influence its final appearance. 

Techniques used for applying shading to an object are quite varied. Each technique produces a different texture and "feel" to the drawing. 

Adding Colour to your image

Colour is often one of the most exciting components of a design. In both figurative and abstract designs, colour can be used to create a mood and bring out an emotion from its viewer. 

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