We’ve put together some Ashcan Studio student's self-portraits that are examples of the excellent work top Art Schools & University Art Programs look for in a potential student - and we talk about why they’re good. A good exercise is to pause at each image and think about or write down why you think they’re [...]
INTERVIEW WITH ASHCAN STUDENT ALISA – So Much Good Advice- RISD, Cooper Union, SVA & Pratt
Alisa began at Ashcan Art in 7th grade to help her with her portfolio for Laguardia, and then came back to Ashcan to work on her college portfolio for SVA, RISD, PRATT and Cooper Union Click on our newest YouTube video below and listen to what inspires her, the themes that run through her work, her process, how she completed the Cooper Union home test & how she used paint, canvas, paper, sculpture, Revit and Lumion to realize her vision We hope this can serve as an example of what can potentially work for you! Alisa began at Ashcan Art in 7th grade to help her with her portfolio for Laguardia, and then came back to Ashcan to work on her college portfolio for SVA, RISD, PRATT and Cooper Union
PROVEN TRICKS TO MAKE YOUR ART PORTFOLIO STAND OUT- PART 3
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How to Successfully Apply to Parsons BFA FASHION DESIGN Program plus! Tips & Accepted Student Examples
If you’re applying for a competitive Fashion Design program you’ll need a great portfolio to get in, and it’s important that you know each school's requirements, because they’re a little different. This Art Portfolio was made by an Ashcan Art Portfolio Prep student who was accepted into the highly competitive Parsons BFA Fashion Design Program.
The Cooper Union ACCEPTED! Bachelor of Architecture Art Portfolio Examples + Tips
There are many great Bachelor of Architecture programs, If you've decided to apply to the top Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Programs you will need a competitive Art Portfolio to apply. One of the best schools to earn a B.Arch degree from is The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union
How to use Your Own Bedroom for your Art Portfolio!
Drawing a view of your bedroom is a great way to add an interesting observational work to your Art Portfolio, that also says a lot about who you are. Observational Art Portfolio pieces, which are drawings, paintings, mixed media works or sculptures created from looking at real-life places, are considered by most schools to be the most important work to have in your art portfolio. This is because including observational pieces demonstrates a level of mastery of fundamental art skills.
Top 5 Tips to make a FANTASTICAL SANDWICH for your High School Art Portfolio
Top 5 Tips to make a Great Self-Portrait for your High School Art Portfolio
There are several Specialized art and design high schools in New York City,Each of these schools require you to submit portfolios of you artwork. The first on the list of Art Portfolio requirements is: A self-portrait using a graphite drawing pencil and paper done from observation (from observation means you draw yourself by looking in a mirror).