PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

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The Cutting Room’s Portfolio Preparation class is customized to each student. We offer this course to students looking to enhance or develop their portfolio to apply for a Post Secondary Educations, majoring in Art or Fashion Design. Colleges we prepare students for include: Parsons The New School For Design, Fashion Institute of Technology Central Saint Martins, Royal College of Art, Kingston University, Rhode Island School of Design, PRATT, Otis College of Art and Design, Fashion institute of Design & Merchandising,Savannah College of Art and Design and many more.

Sessions run at $85/hr - please contact us to discuss how many hours you may require to start your portfolio prep.

Please note there is a 3hr minimum.

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The Cutting Room’s Portfolio Preparation class is customized to each student. We offer this course to students looking to enhance or develop their portfolio to apply for a Post Secondary Educations, majoring in Art or Fashion Design. Colleges we prepare students for include:

Parsons The New School For Design, Fashion Institute of Technology Central Saint Martins, Royal College of Art, Kingston University, Rhode Island School of Design, PRATT, Otis College of Art and Design, Fashion institute of Design & Merchandising,Savannah College of Art and Design and many more.

“I began design classes with The Cut years ago, and loved the course as a design process overview and a really useful preparation for my summer Intensives at Parsons. I came back to do my portfolio preparation, and am thrilled to say I got in to Parsons for Fashion Design, with a scholarship! Thanks Cutting Room for all the support.” – Shirley Tang/ The Cut Alumni 

Students will be given a custom schedules for this course, depending on the date registered and application due dates. Instructors will works with students on creating content and expanding ideas for their portfolio. The instructors will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace. The end result will be a professional portfolio. Students will learn how to:

  • apply the elements and principles of design to their work

  • research and design a professional sketchbook

  • visualize ideas through boards, sketching and draping

  • draw technical drawings

  • sew or create a 3D garment

  • skillfully write about your artwork

  • create a professional portfolio

To enroll in this course please e-mail liza@the-cuttingroom.com. Please include:

  • The School you wish to apply to

  •  Application Due Date

  •  When you can start

Class Details

Price: $85 an Hour

Please e-mail liza@the-cuttingroom.com to apply!

Please arrive to class on time. If you will be away for class, please inform us at taran@the-cuttingroom.com. Any cancellation or absences that are not notified within 24 hours of your class will be considered a missed session, no make up class will provided.

Recommended courses to take alongside Portfolio Preparation: Beginner SewingIntermediate Sewing or Advanced Sewing'

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.

Meet Your Instructors

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Rodica Gorea’s journey in fashion began since she was a child. She found herself really enjoyed playing with dolls, even till now, she still does. She was always asking for fabric scraps from an atelier in her hometown village in Moldova. Chasing her dream, she moved to Vancouver and enrolled LaSalle College. Her passion for contrasts, fusion between Canadian Urban Style and European Chic, balancing business and casual styles, adding some fun – gives her unique, casual, creative and chic style.  Her mission is to provide to her customer quality, innovative design, contemporary functionality, captivating visual effects, art, feminine look and fun. Fabric manipulations, sophisticated pattern drafting, style, texture and color contrasts are the key details that define her.

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Jessica has worked in the fashion industry for almost three decades for brands such as Karma Athletics, Lotus-wear Designs Ltd., and Design Group—just to name a few. In addition to these valuable experiences, she has been self-employed designing, creating and producing petwear, uniforms, and wedding gowns as well as other custom formal wear with impressive results.

Jessica is formally trained in British, Canadian, and Japanese-pattern drafting, which has allowed her to work within a variety of experiences achieving enduring success. While Jessica continues to hone her craft as a freelance designer, it is her dedication and technical expertise that have made her a highly valued employee and instructor.

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Kayla Garcia is currently completing a two-year intensive Fashion Design Diploma in Visual College of Art and Design. She’s a dedicated individual, she volunteered and now doing an internship for local designers and fashion shows to get her on-hand in the industry. Kayla also has an exacting eye for details in technical and production, that leads her to advance sewing and drafting skills. She loves the concept of having an idea in your mind and putting into production.

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Jinju majored Fashion design at Visual Collage of Art and Design. One of the selected graduated student for opening Jason Matlo’s runway in Eco fashion week and one of the designers in VCAD 81 lbs challenge for Eco Fashion week showcase. Internship at Jason Matlo and junior assistant designer at Roxanne Nikki.