What to include in your ILLUSTRATION / ANIMATION ART PORTFOLIO

What to include in your ILLUSTRATION / ANIMATION ART PORTFOLIO

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:

The Top 5 Art Portfolio Tips Every Student Applying to Art School Must Know

The Top 5 Art Portfolio Tips  Every Student Applying to Art School Must Know

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.

Drawing from Life- Examples of Outstanding Observational Drawings for your Art Portfolio

Drawing from Life- Examples of Outstanding Observational Drawings 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

Why is This Good? Accepted Art Portfolio Examples & WHY they’re Good

Why is This Good? Accepted Art Portfolio Examples & WHY they’re Good

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.