Instructor: Edward Kinsella III
Difficulty: Advanced
Length: 11 weeks (11 classes, 33+ hours of class)
Delivery: Live, online, and fully-interactive
Class size: 5-12 students

Portfolio Development is a critical resource for students preparing to enter the industry. Students are advised by a highly-skilled professional as they prepare an industry-ready portfolio. These resources include guest art directors, critiques, and entrepreneurial guidance from seasoned artists.

Students are provided functional and constructive entrepreneurial guidance from their instructors. Topics and assignments are designed to advance your portfolio and establish professional goals.


⚡Identifying the industry
⚡Directing your portfolio
⚡Continued learning
⚡Personal coaching
⚡Exit portfolio

⬇️ Syllabus (Weeks 1-11)

Lectures, demonstrations, assignments, and personal critiques

One-on-one guidance for students building an industry-ready portfolio. This class is tailored to the individual, and each class varies based on practical developments needed by each student.

Each week, students take steps to sharpen skills while also polishing their portfolio for presentation


⬇️ Edward Kinsella III

Edward's work has been commissioned by iconic magazines and publishers internationally. His work is regularly showin in gallery exhibitions. His clients include but are not limited to: The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, The Criterion Collection, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Playboy, Penguin, The Boston Globe, Wired, Nautilus Magazine, Washington Post, Scholastic, The New York Times, New York Magazine.

Guest Speakers

⬇️ Natalie Hall

A world-renowned tattoo artist and illustrator


Natalie Hall is a professional illustrator and tattoo artist. Her work has been featured by major productions in the entertainment industry. She is a highly sought after tattoo artist, with clients traveling from across the globe for her work.

Her illustration work was most recently featured in Guillermo Del Toro’s film, ‘The Shape of Water’.

⬇️ Sterling Hundley

One of the most awarded illustrators of all time.


Sterling Hundley is an internationally acclaimed illustrator. His work has appeared regularly in the pages of Communication Arts, American Illustration, Print Magazine, the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, 3 x 3, Graphis, Step by Step Graphics, the Society of Publication Designers, and the New York Society of Illustrators. Clients include Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Atlantic Monthly, the Grammys, GQ, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper Collins, Penguin/Putnam, Random House, Scholastic, and Knopf. From 2006-08, Sterling was the most highly awarded illustrator in the US.