Raquel Torres Director at La Toma Design and an online teacher with Skillshare, Raquel was lucky enough to study art at a London university in the late 90s. After 15 years of working in various corporate jobs, Raquel finally decided to follow her true calling. After travelling for a year, she decided to study fashion and textiles as a mature age student and since 2017, Raquel has been forging a new career in textile and surface pattern design.
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Online Portfolio Tips for Creatives
Raquel’s session provides tips on how to get an art portfolio website set-up and running – it’s never been easier!
Romica Jones is a freelance children’s book illustrator, designer, and online teacher based in Manchester, England. Her aim is to create illustrations and stories for children that move and delight and to inspire and support creative people by sharing her journey in the creative industries through her YouTube channel and online classes.
Session Two: How to rock Bologna – Create a Great Portfolio and Show It
If you are interested in attending the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. This session will give you some handy tips for preparing a portfolio that reflects what you want to achieve and that catches an art director’s eye. Plus, some tried and tested tips to make it a great experience, like how to be seen and how to handle feedback.
The Final Session: Finding Your Flow
Following a recap of the Project Portfolio line-up, Nina will offer a mini-workshop, on how she helped illustrator Nichole Wade with the pace and flow of her portfolio pieces. In this session, I’ll show you how to create a simple flat plan to help with the content of your portfolio and to help you find your flow.