Please note that this schedule is flexible and may change according to needs arising
Week 1: Introduction to course, teacher, and VCUQatar; Introduction to composition; Introduction to sketch booking
Week 2: Observational drawing / Line
Week 3: Introduction to Color
Week 4: Introduction to basic Value Drawing
Week 5: Advanced Value Drawing
Week 6: Creative Thinking: Sketchbook and Communicating Ideas
Week 7: Using a Camera to document ideas and your work
Week 8: Final review - preparing your portfolio
Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.
Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.
To be bought and brought in for every class by course participants:
The above materials package is available for online order and payment for QAR 243 (just the materials). All materials are 15% discounted, please email email@example.com with the following details -
Subject - VCUarts Portfolio Program
Content: Package (Name of the program) eg: Portfolio A and the quantity you require. Please add your name and number along with the email for them to be able to contact you.
Participants are also allowed to buy materials from their desired place, find below a few more suggestions.
On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.
Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:
Yang Soon Ju (Elizabeth) is an interdisciplinary designer and entrepreneur with an MFA in Design Studies and a BFA in Fashion Design from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUarts
She has engaged with numerous projects/events and developed designs/collections in partnership with community organizations: to name a few, Doha Film Institute, Tim MakowerArchitects, Sidra Medicine/Hospital, Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition, Doha Festival City, and Galeries Lafayette and Tasmeem Biennial Art and Design Conference.
Her entrepreneurial positions in Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and Qatar span two decades, ranging from founding an English-speaking school; textile trading, and designing/producing household items and specialty clothing, as well as marketing those products, to consulting in financial auditing/ bookkeeping and business management. In addition to her entrepreneurial initiatives, she currently teaches in the Fashion Design Department and Continuing Education and Community/Continuing education programs at VCUarts Qatar.