Pastels are versatile and allow you to utilize a variety of techniques and create many different effects. Pastel drawings can be done quickly and all you need is paper, pastels and your fingers!
The New York City Digital Arts and Graphic Design Programs are Art and Design High School which offers: Digital Arts, Graphic Design & Animation High School of Fashion Industries offers GraphicDesign and Queens Technical High School also offers a Graphic Arts Program All of Ashcans High school students were accepted into New York City's Digital Arts and Graphic Design High School programs, and these examples are from the Art Portfolios they used to get in.
If you plan to apply to the Art and Design High School: Architectural Design program you’ll need a competitive art portfolio. When Art and Design High School admissions look at your Art Portfolio, what they’re doing is looking for strong candidates for their program. They are looking at your artwork to understand your unique artistic abilities and talents. They are looking for potential, that means how your present skills will grow and develop over the four years you will be spending at their school.
When we think of what you should put in your Art Portfolio we think of Still Lifes, Observational Drawings, Portraits, Landscapes/Cityscapes and Self Portraits. To include examples of each of those types of work is important, another type of work you can add to your portfolio is Language art or text-based art, which is art that incorporates language in some way such as spoken word, poetry, written statements or alphabetical or numerical symbols.