Fine Arts Preparation and Portfolio Program

A portfolio expresses designers’ visual identity. A well-prepared portfolio takes a designer one step ahead in the sector.

16 weeks - 128 hours

Date and Time
Wednesday 17:00 - 20:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Start Date
October 2019


For more detailed information: 
Telephone: 02122194141 (1006)

With this program which is specifically designed for students who wish to study in Fine Arts Schools, you will develop a robust infrastructure to your fine arts education, move your drawing skills to the next level and be able to develop your portfolio with a research and experimentation education-oriented approach. Whilst you strengthen your skills of imaginative and spatial drawings as well as basic design, you will acquire knowledge of anatomy, history of art and liberal education. In addition to this, the midterm exams which will take place during this program will give you the opportunity to measure and evaluate your progress prior to and prepare you for the ability test.

  • You will combine your ideas with visual communication skills
  • You will Improve your drawing skills
  • You will be ready for entrance of Fine Arts examinations.
  • You will develop your portfolio

This program is aimed for people who are in their final year of high school or been recently graduated from high school, wishing to study the subjects listed below at İMA and similar fashion instutions at home / abroad or Fine Arts Faculties at universities and to prepare them for the ability tests.

  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Stage and Costume Design
  • Art Direction
  • Visual Communication and Design
  • Art and Design
  • Jewelry Design
  • Painting
  • Interior and Environmental Design

Applicants will attend an interview for admission.



The goal of this program is to improve participants` skills of creative thinking, interpretation of artwork, perception and transfer through theoretical and practical work. At the end of the training, participiants` complete projects that show their creativity potential and develop their portfolios with workshops, presentations and individual work. The program consists of two parts. The first part covers intense works in the area of drawing. The second part covers the bringing together of work and the inclusion of projects to build portfolios.

Drawing Techniques: In this program, in order to improve participiants` drawing skills, intensively starting from basic drawing techniques to line work, lights – shadow relationship, ratio – proportion, perspective drawing, taking measurements, portrait, hand-foot-anatomy details are examined and drawing from live model works are done. In addition to this, composition works are done to improve students` fictional narrative. It ensures that participants’ improve their drawing skills which is required by Fine Arts Preparation.

Visual Research: The most important starting point of design research is the observation. Archiving observations help the person to improve creativity skills. The materials, visual studies, sketches, drawings, notes and evaluations which are relevant to the project works taken on during this programme are collected in a visual diary.

Portfolio preparation: A portfolio will be prepared by bringing together the creativity skills developed and the notable works done in this program in which being perceptive, interpreting, expressing oneself and creative thinking are learned.


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