Landscape and Still Life paintings or drawings are important to have in your art portfolio, but they don't have to be straight forward. You can show your originality and your own style and interests like here- where she's using a consistent color palette throughout her portfolio, and adding elements that are surreal/abstracted, also consistent with the [...]
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Do you want to make conceptual work for your portfolio?
There are standard things that art school admissions counselors want to see in your art portfolio, like a self portrait, landscape, a still life- but if you want to- you can and should include conceptual work as well. Like this work in progress- conceptual work pushes the boundaries of what art should be, it’s where you let go [...]
If you think you need a little guidance on your portfolio you’re not alone…..
The sooner you get started on your portfolio the better. Most schools require 10-15 pieces for your portfolio, so you should shoot to make 20 + so you can pick the best of the best to submit to admissions. Generally Admissions at the Top Art Schools want to see originality and skill in each piece. [...]
Authentic Advice for Applying to Art School
Ashcan students sincerely talk about being scared their work isn't good enough, how to stay dedicated to making their art portfolios and some advice if you're struggling with your art school application. Alan ended up getting in to Cornell University, Cooper Union, Syracuse University, USC, SCI- Arc, RISD and PRATT for Architecture Daniela got in [...]
Do you feel like your artwork’s not good enough to get into college?
Art Portfolio ADVICE from the EXPERTS
You should know these things before you apply to SVA
The SECRET to our 100% SUCCESS RATE……
Our Secret to 100% ACCEPTANCE (into one or more of your top schools) is that we make sure our students follow these rules: Use conventional materials in innovative ways Use unconventional materials in innovative ways Be Yourself Have Fun! Know that you are a uniquely creative and talented student who will be very successful (if [...]
Success! Acceptance to: Cornell University! + PLUS Art Portfolio Tips
Ashcan student Della's outstanding portfolio got her into the Ivy League School, Cornell University's BFA Program! Here's some portfolio examples of Della's work: Art Portfolio Tips: Use conventional and unconventional material in innovative ways Be Yourself Have Fun! Know that you are a creative and talented student who will be successful