Jerry was a student in Ashcan’s Portfolio Preparation Program, and he was accepted into many of the top art school and university BFA Architecture programs with scholarships. Jerry had interests in varying disciplines, notably in the performing and visual arts, and always found art to be the easiest outlet to express himself and have fun [...]
Admissions committees for each of these Illustration & Animation Programs seek portfolios that show evidence of strong, creative life drawing skills, artistic originality, and the potential to tell stories and develop characters using sequential imagery.
They value artwork that reveals a unique and imaginative voice, that showcases yours artistic interests and conceptual abilities.
If you plan to apply to these, or other competitive Illustration and/or Animation Programs here are some Ashcan Studio classes that can help you:
About the Art, Design and POrtfolio Prep courses offered at Ashcan Studio
Over the past 15 years of helping thousands of students make outstanding & scholarship worthy Art Portfolios- with 100% success, we've noticed a few things that help the most with the Portfolio making process, and these are our top 5 Tips to make an outstanding art portfolio.
Here are some examples of Ashcan Studio Portfolio Prep Student's work that they drew or painted from life for their Art Portfolio & some tips for how to do it yourself for your Art Portfolio
Making Observational work - drawings from life- not a photograph - for your Art Portfolio is important- it demonstrates to Art School Admissions a level of mastery of fundamental art skills. Here are some examples of outstanding Ashcan student drawings from life for their Art Portfolio
We've collected some outstanding examples of when Ashcan Student students used flowers as subjects in their Art Portfolio work.
As artists we have the unique and important job of making art about those things. What cause or world problem do you feel passionately about? How can you visually express how you feel about it for your Art Portfolio?
In this video we chose some accepted Ashcan Studio Portfolio Prep Student art portfolio examples, who used World Problems to inspire their work.
Maybe you've wondered what exactly makes a good Art Portfolio piece, and what it is that makes it good.
And maybe you've wondered what Art School admissions counselors are looking for in an ideal potential students.
So in this video we put together some Ashcan Studio student artwork- examples of the excellent work top Art Schools & University Art Programs look for in an ideal potential student - and we talk about why.