Create in-studio with OCAD U’s Portfolio Clinics

Are you looking for a space to create? Build your portfolio? Or just learn something new? Check out OCAD University’s Portfolio Clinics!

Registration is open for our fall and winter offerings. Choose from a variety of workshops and dates that suit you best.

These in-person full day studio workshops are designed for learners ages 15 and up interested in pursuing a creative pathway to post-secondary education. Alongside OCAD U instructors you’ll expand your creativity, build transferable skills and create work for your portfolio.

Head to our site to explore all dates and workshops. The following clinics are available for December 10th 2022:

Everyday Text and Image: An Introduction to Graphic Design
Learn to work with various design tools and techniques to create a re-designed product packaging mock-up. This workshop will also help develop your design and ideation process.

Design a Scale Model of a Chair
In this workshop, explore the process of making a scale model of a chair by learning the design process of translating a 2D drawing to a 3D physical object.

Sustainable Painting Practices
Engage with painting as a sustainable practice! In this workshop, create one or more original artworks while learning to make art that is less wasteful; from ways to use recycled and upcycled materials to incorporating methods for properly disposing of material waste.

Stop Motion Approaches to 2D Animation
Create your own experimental stop-motion animation. You’ll leave this workshop with an original animation, as well as an understanding of how to use the software on your own device as an animation tool.

Toy Design & Conceptual Development Sprint
Create your own mock-up design of an original toy product. Develop your design thinking skills by working through the stages of toy development, before mocking up and testing your own prototype.

Learn more about each clinic and register below.

Explore Portfolio Clinics


Questions? Get in touch.

Hau Pham
OCAD University
Admissions & Recruitment
portfolioclinics@ocadu.ca