PORTFOLIO

ART CLUB

Level up your art design skills with our five classes!

    90 MIN SESSIONS

    6 sessions over 6 weeks $450
    20 sessions over 10 weeks $1200

    FIVE DIFFERENT CLASSES!

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    Let's create a more beautiful world together! I'm Don Victor Vargas, the world’s #1 educator on designing fine art. My mission is to inspire and guide 300 creative individuals who love art & design to foster, mentor, and lead the next generation of creatives to design a better and more beautiful world. We will work together to help the next generation of creatives to earn $300 million in portfolio scholarships and merit-awards. Over the next 20 years, I am committed to empowering 30,000 schools worldwide to adopt Design as the heart and soul of their art program. Why? Because a world flooded with well-designed art, architecture and products inspire us to appreciate life, understand others and discover more about ourselves.

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    Current Classes

    Summer Sessions Start
    June 20, 2023

    DO YOU BELIEVE

    visual design is the power that shapes our world beautifully?

    By discovering dynamic visual design, your art will inspire others, foster appreciation for life, promote understanding, and increase self-awareness. Ready to dive in and compose something extraordinary? Let's go!

    Design Drills

    Discover amazing ways to enhance your artwork through design drills.

    This session will provide you with a set of techniques that can be applied to your current drawing level and style, enabling you to skillfully guide your viewers' eyes through your artwork.

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    Call Don Victor at (610) 927-5791 or Apply.

    Sketchbook Challenge

    Discover the power of sketchbooks as a tool for beautiful thinking.

    Challenge yourself to complete a sketchbook in just 40 days in this engaging workshop led by Don Victor. Through a carefully curated curriculum of sketching assignments and personalized feedback, you'll develop your problem-solving skills, reasoning abilities, and artistic perspective.

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    Call Don Victor at (610) 927-5791 or Apply.

    The Secret Study of Composition

    Embark on a captivating journey of appreciation through the secret study of composition.

    Step into a magnificent library of insight as you uncover the true essence of a well-composed painting. Learn to decode and interpret the deliberate design choices that bring masterpieces to life. Discover the hidden architecture and secret design as you become a skilled "art detective," experiencing artwork in a whole new way.

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    Call Don Victor at (610) 927-5791 or Apply.

    ArtScore

    Join us for an enlightening journey into art evaluation and appreciation with our "ArtScore" program.

    Learn to confidently assess artwork and articulate your preferences. Discover a comprehensive framework to evaluate artistic quality based on 14 factors. Engage in lively discussions and gain insights into the artwork's value. Unleash your inner art critic and enhance your appreciation for exceptional art.

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    Call Don Victor at (610) 927-5791 or Apply.

    Color Composition

    Say goodbye to guesswork as you discover a practical methodology for harmonious color composition.

    Learn to pick perfect palettes and confidently compose colors for a desired mood and energy. Plan and execute your artwork with precision. Enhance communication through effective color choices while deepening your understanding of color theory for sophisticated and compelling creations.

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    Call Don Victor at (610) 927-5791
    or Apply now.

    Next step is a phone interview to determine the best path for your needs and then we’ll finalize your enrollment.

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    When you want to access your class outline, zoom link, and material lists, just click on the "lock" buttons. Once you enroll, we'll send you the login credentials. If you haven't enrolled yet, start by filling out the "application". See you in class.

    Design Drills

    MON 10 AM | THU 1 PM

    Sketchbook Challenge

    TUE 10 AM | FRI 1 PM

    Secret Study
    of Composition

    WED 10 AM | MON 1 PM

    ArtScore

    THU10 AM | TUE 1 PM

    Color Composition

    FRI 10 AM | WED 1 PM

    Brochure

    You know, amazing artwork, buildings, and cool stuff aren't made by guessing, rather they’re made by design.

    In our Portfolio Art Club, professional artists and students get together to have fun and show off their creativity. We help each other build confidence and improve our skills, so that we can make things that give people a really special and beautiful experience. It's a place where we can all be artists and have a great time!

    Digital | Printable

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    Flip-book

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    Application

    Apply • Interview • Enroll

    Application

    Apply
    Interview
    Enroll

    • Step One: Apply:
      Answer the following questions and submit your application.

    • Step Two: Interview:
      Don Victor will call you ( or your parents if your under 18 ) to conduct a phone interview.

    • Step Three: Enroll
      Because seats are limited, if the AOC accepts you into the Portfolio Art Club, you will instruction on how to finalize your enrollment, process your tuition, and access the material lists, class outline and zoom access.

    Fill out this Application