APPLICATION FORM | Portfolio Oomph - Julie Read



Working with Julie Read, BA (Hons), PGCE

Having been an art tutor for over 25 years I know how frustrating it can be when students struggle to understand the basic and key elements of a successful portfolio for art college.


I sincerely believe that for those students with the right attitude and the determination to succeed, my mentoring and the PLAN CREATE SUCCEED course will give them the confidence they need to build their portfolio and achieve the successes at art college that they deserve.


  1. Why work with me?
  2. Testimonials
  3. The pricing structure
  4. The application form
Julie Read

Why work with me?


Everything that I know about creating a successful portfolio for art college, I have been teaching for 7 years to the students that I mentor face to face and inside my PLAN CREATE SUCCEED course.


I am a leading educator in the Creative Industries on a mission to create a legacy to ‘unlock your creative genius’. My primary passion is in enabling individuals to explore the world and their experience of the world, through their art.


Portfolio preparation, in particular the creative process and sketchbooks are the founding principles. My passion and mission is assisting students in creating a successful art portfolio for university.

Here’s what my clients have said

The Investment Structure


My services are available only to a VERY limited number of students. You will have my personal support to help you succeed.


If you choose my Mentoring Programme I will develop a bespoke learning plan absolutely focused on your individual needs.


My 20 week PLAN CREATE SUCCEED course is more generic and delivered remotely by a series of video tutorials and research tasks. It is focused on the subject discipline that you are applying for with individual tutorials throughout.


This level of support is reflected in the investment structure.


Remember – if you’re not willing to give 100% then my services are not for you.


  • GBP£21001 payment
    • Over 40 structured video tutorials
    • 5 projects inspiring rapid sketchbook development
    • 5 Zoom individual tutorials
    • UCAS personal statement guidance
    • Digital portfolio service
    • Interview advice

    (or deposit of £1100 + 2 monthly payments of £650 – total of £2400)

  • Mentoring 6 months

  • GBP£30001 payment
    • Bespoke individual learning plan
    • Fortnightly mentoring meetings, face to face or by Zoom
    • UCAS personal statement guidance
    • Digital portfolio service
    • Mounting of physical portfolio advice
    • Interview advice

    (or deposit of £1500 + 2 monthly payments of £900, total £3300)