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 Advertising Portfolio


      Online:  Continuing Ed       


Neil Raphan Advertising


   “Thank you so much…
This SVA class was incredible for me, for my goals.

          - Flavio Galvao, Copywriter

“Thank you for an amazing class.

I have only great things to say about it, and I learned a ton.

         -Lauralee Harper, Art Director/Writer

   “I've found yours and Rich's knowledge invaluable.” 

          - Maxwell Spector, Copywriter

   “I wanted to express my gratitude to you for your class and ongoing support.
   I’d say the ROI was above and beyond what I could have hoped for.”
- David Hoffman, Art Director

“It seriously might be my favorite class I've ever taken; The insights, feedback, and critiques are so thorough and  eye-opening”        

     - Sophie Leng, Art Director 

“Thank you both so much for such a great semester...
I learned a lot and we'll definitely be working on editing our three campaigns...
      - Audrey Siaw-Asamoah, Copywriter



This 10-session School of Visual Arts

Continuing Ed live-online course is

designed to help you create an

outstanding copywriting or art direction

advertising portfolio without having

to commute every week to midtown

New York.

The goal? Getting you a great job at

a creative agency.

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 What you'll get:    

👍 A live Online Course taught by an award-winning Creative Director team (CD Copywriter/CD Art Director)

👍 Classes designed for conversation, face-to-face live critiques and class interaction.

👍 Learn the best ways to begin or improve your copywriting and art direction careers and think strategically,

conceptually, and creatively.

👍 The added value of inspiring curated and downloadable asynchronous content and App for 24/7 access. 

👍 Ten evenings, ten different assignments across all media to diversify your portfolio.

👍 Processes to strengthen and execute your ideas.

👍 Design & Layout assistance for copywriters (and art directors too).

👍 Options to prepare your work to be shown digitally for your portfolio.

👍 Continued input from Creative Directors after classes end until your portfolio is ready.

Neil Raphan, Rich Pels
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Neil Raphan Creative Director,

Art Director, Adjunct Professor

Richard Pels Creative Director, Writer,

Adjunct Professor

Agency Experience

Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO, DDB, Oglivy, and more.


Pepsi, Doritos, Mercedes, Volkswagen, BMW, Crowdstrike Cybersecurity, P&G, Tide, Old Spice,

Iams Pet Food, General Mills, Cheerios, Seagrams


One Show Golds, Best of Show, Cannes Lions, Clios, Art Director's Club, Effies, Ad Club of NY,

CA Annual, Mobius.

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