SILICA’S International Design Portfolio Coaching

What is a design portfolio? Why is it required for admission?
A design portfolio is generally a combination of Observational Art, Personal Art and Specific Requirements of the School. It is required so international design schools can assess a students drawing and design skills, observation, aesthetic sense, creativity and perception before admitting them into one of their art or design programs at graduate or post-graduate level.

International Design Portfolio Coaching at SILICA:
Several Schools in USA, UK, France, Italy, Canada etc accept SILICA’s International Design Portfolio program for entry to their graduate and post graduate program in Art or Design.

SILICA Course Details 2 Term Course1 Term Course
When to join? 18 months before application deadline 10 months before application deadline
Total Duration 76 classes (304 hrs) 42 classes (168 hrs)
Class frequency 4 hrs / once a week 4 hrs / once a week
Installment facility available? Yes Yes

*New batch starts every month
*Classes are conducted on weekends or weekdays at convenient times

Contact Our Coaching Centers In Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Indore, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik & Kanpur To Get Convenient Batch Timings:

Andheri

Contact Person : Rupa Dhakan
Madhaveshwar CHS, 1st Floor, Flat no. 8, Above Bootmaker, S V Road, Next to Andheri (W) Bus Depot. Mumbai 40 0058.

Phone : 8433932283, 9920219229

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Ghatkopar

Contact Person :Kavita Redkar
310, Sai Infotech, Station Road, Near Railway Station, Ghatkopar East Mumbai-400077

Phone: 9819646072 , 7045823434

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Charni Road

Contact Person : Jyoti Singh
101, 1st Floor, Anmol Society, French Bridge, Opera House, Mumbai 400 007.

Phone: 7718959202 , 8879295297 , 02223822386

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Mulund

Contact Person :Kavita Redkar
601, Parmeshwari Plaza, Above HDFC Bank, N.S. Road, Near Mulund West Station

Phone: 9819646072

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Vashi

Contact Person : Rohini
701, 7th Flr., Realtech Park, Plot No. 39/2, Above LG Showroom, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

Phone: 7666807170, (022)27811024

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Borivali

Contact Person : Shikha
304 & 305 V Star Plaza, Beside Saraswat Bank, Opp: Raj Mahal Hotel, Chandavarkar Lane, Borivali West, Mumbai

Phone: 9029002530 , (022)28936365

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Kalyan

Contact Person : Monal Naik
A1,Madhav Commercial Complex, Station Road, Opp Archies Society, Kalyan (W) - 421301.

Phone: 8433932288 , (0251) 2204498

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Thane

Contact Person : Gauri
Jaishree Apts., 3rd Flr., Opp. Alok Restaurant, Gokhale Road.

Phone: 8080607170 , (022)25379610

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Dadar

Contact Person : Vaishali Rane
D-102, Gurukrupa, N. C, Kelkar Road, Opp.Plaza Cinema, Dadar (West) Mumbai 400 028.

Phone: 8433932282 , (022)24327715

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Mahatma Gandhi Road

Contact Person : Richa Asthana
2nd Floor,Shan Hira Building, Near Canara Bank, Above Titan Showroom M. G. Rd Camp, Pune - 411 001.

Phone: 8433932286 , (020)64007814

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Law College Road

Contact Person : Swapnil Jadhav
2nd Floor, Reverie Apts, Survey No. 805, Bhandarkar Road, Above Skoda showroom, Deccan, Pune - 411 004.

Phone: 8928022217 , (020)25648181

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Pimpri Chinchwad

Contact Person : Poonam Pandey
Office No 76, 5th Floor Kunal Plaza, Near Chinchwad Station, Mumbai - Pune Highway Road Chinchwad , Pune- 411019

Phone: 8928222210 , (020)46720207

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Baner

Contact Person : Mr. Jayant
3rd Floor, Shri Ram Yashoda, SNO 79/1, Next to Orchid School, Balewadi Patha, Baner , Pune- 411045

Phone: 8928022217

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BTM Layout

Contact Person : Ajay Kisshan
#75, 2nd floor, BTM 100 feet road, 2nd stage, Bangalore - 560076

Phone: 08073084522 , (080)26681099

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Malleshwaram

Contact Person : Sharmin M
No. 18/3, Above Cafe Coffee Day, 18th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram(W), Bengaluru, 560003

Phone: 9513330540 , 9513330539

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Indore

Contact Person : Nimita Chhabra
211, Mourya centre, 16,Race course Road opposite Basket ball complex, Near Janjeerwala chouraha, Indore -452001

Phone: 7773033311 , 7773033322

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Nagpur

Contact Person : Reena Pande
Pratibha Sankul 3rd Floor, Beside Alankar Cinema, Dharampeth, Nagpur

Phone: 7447447748 , 7447447749

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Aurangabad

Contact Person : Ar Sharda Mudkavi
Plot No 177, N3 Nyay Mandir Marg, Kamgar Chowk, N 3, Cidco, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431009

Phone: 9673993691

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Nashik

Contact Person : Seema Patil
Shop No 202-205, Patil Plaza, Second Floor, Vise Mala, Canada Corner, Nashik, Maharashtra, India - 422005.

Phone: 7498180068

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Kanpur

Contact Person : Sunaina Jalan
7/190 Nageshwar Tower, 4th floor Swaroop Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India- 208002.

Phone: 9819646072

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Course Content

SILICA provides comprehensive coaching considering each student’s aptitude and skill level. It helps develop a portfolio which will suit the requirements of a whole range of art and design schools abroad.

SILICA Course Modules2 Term Course 1 Term Course
Drawing and Design Foundation 22 classes (88 hrs) 22 classes (88 hrs)
Visual Thinking using Image Editor 4 classes (16 hrs) -
Visual Thinking using Drawing Software 4 classes (16 hrs) -
Visual Thinking using 3D Design & Models 4 classes (16 hrs) -
Observational Art Portfolio Development 10 classes (40 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
Personal Art Portfolio Development 10 classes (40 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
Advanced Portfolio Development 10 classes (40 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
Portfolio presentation and Application Guidance 10 classes (40 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
Total 76 classes (304 hrs) 42 classes (168 hrs)

*Note- Students who have completed BFA or B.Arch can opt out of the Drawing & Design Foundation module

CLICK TO SEE MODULE CONTENTS IN DETAIL
Module nameModule description and contents
Drawing & Design Foundation Developing skills in design principles, human figure drawing, perspective, isometric drawing, compositions, object drawings.
Visual Thinking Using Digital Software Students explore visualization and design thinking using digital softwares. This medium helps them explore and experiment with thousands of shapes, effects, colors, compositions, designs and then replicate that on paper.
Visual Thinking Using 3D Design & Models Students explore different materials and create 3D models. Learning this medium helps students understand design in the real 3D world and then replicate the 3D representations on paper.
Observational Art Portfolio Development Observational art is drawing or painting in a traditional method using a still life, figure model, portrait or landscape as the subject and rendering the subject as accurately as possible. Highly experience Masters of Fine / Applied Art coach students to excel at observational portfolio development.
Personal Art Portfolio Development Personal art is the work done outside of a classroom situation and reflects the artists' unique interests in use of materials, subject matter and concept. Masters of Fine / Applied Art coach students to excel at personal art portfolio development.
Advanced Portfolio Development Design schools also require specific works to be included in the portfolio e.g. Rhode Island School of Design requires drawing of a “bicycle”. This coaching helps students develop portfolio that meets these specific school requirements. For post-graduate level, this will include development of specialization specific portfolio e.g. communication design.
Portfolio Presentation and Application Guidance The faculty will also guide students in assembling and presenting a portfolio. Also guidance is provided at each step of the application process.