Testimonial – CCW Foundation

Paula evaluated and very swiftly mapped out and explained exactly what work she needed to do to meet the college’s requirements, a huge amount of ideas and suggestions were offered to for my daughter to explore and develop. She adored the sessions and always came away excited and eager to start work on her set tasks. Paula used her vast experience to help her put the final touches on her portfolio and the results were spectacular.

Mari Mackenzie daughter offered CCW Foundation

Testimonial – Pre Apprentice Bespoke Tailoring

From arriving with just a pile of work, I left with far more confidence than I had and the beginnings of a Portfolio I was very happy with. I have since been to two interviews, both of which I got places for.

Anton – Newham College for the Pre Apprentice Bespoke Tailoring

Testimonial – Goldsmith Design BA

Paula’s invaluable help on my daughter’s portfolio meant that she was successful in her application to Goldsmiths’ Design BA. Paula’s advice was clear, intelligent and inspired. I cannot recommend The Art Portfolio Surgery highly enough, not only was the help practical Paula also gave my daughter great confidence for her interview.

Natalie (mum) Daughter offered Goldsmith Design BA 2014

Testimonial – Kingston

APS helped me to see the best ways in which to explain and link my work and gave me the confidence to approach interviews

Ella – Kingston Foundation

Testimonial – Mum & Daughter

From a parent’s point of view, it is money well spent to know that an expert has helped put the portfolio together to suit different art colleges (whether online or for paper presentation). From a student’s point of view, you go in feeling anxious, but by the time you finish with Paula, you feel more confident, reassured that you are presenting the best work for that particular college, and ready to explain at an interview why you have chosen those pieces.

Rosie and Sara (mum) Kingston Foundation

Testimonial – Chelsea BA

I was on a gap year after my art foundation and was struggling to get a portfolio together on my own. APS approach was really clever; a mixture of tasks set to do at home and evaluations of my work allowed me to focus on all the weaknesses in my portfolio while re-enforcing the strengths.

Caspian – Chelsea Illustration BA

Testimonial – BA Fine Art

“Paula’s enthusiasm and fantastic organization has helped me prepare two completely different portfolios for two BA courses. She has helped me structure portfolios for BA Architecture and BA Fine Art with which I gained places at all my university choices”.

Alice BA Fine Art – Central Saint Martins.

Testimonial from a parent

“I think what you gave my daughter was so much more than helping to harness all this art work into one coherent portfolio it has also given her the skills to know how to approach the task in the future. It really opened our eyes as what is involved in the process.”

Claire Duggan – Parent

Testimonial – CSM Foundation

“I came to The Art Portfolio Surgery only a few weeks before my Portfolio reviews for art foundation. Paula helped my put together my work in just 3 sessions. To begin with, she looked through my art and together we decided which work should be included. She then set me a small amount of work to prepare for our next session, such as taking photos of my work and to do a drawing or two, which would benefit my portfolio. Paula then helped me to put together each page, in an analytical order, exactly how the art schools expect it to be presented. Thanks to Paula’s portfolio help I received offers from all three Art school which I had applied for and so I would really recommend her!”

Carmel – CSM Foundation