Be Sure your Art Portfolio Stands Out

Be Sure your Art Portfolio Stands Out

Enroll in Ashcans Pre-College Drawing Class and your talent in the Visual Arts will skyrocket Portfolio Prep Classes Monday through Saturday 11-3 & 4-8 Learn how to: Boost your authentic creative voice so your art portfolio really stands out Drawing media you’ll use includes: Pencil, color pencil, pen/brush and ink, charcoal, pastel, collage and 3-D [...]

Let your Talent in Visual Arts Skyrocket

Let your Talent in Visual Arts Skyrocket

Enroll in Ashcans Pre-College Illustration Classes and your talent for creating visual stories will skyrocket Learn to: Tap into your imagination and boost your authentic creative voice in visual storytelling Illustration techniques you’ll use include: Drawing with ink, pen, pencil, watercolor, collage, acrylic and/or 3-D illustration. Learn about: Composition Color Perspective Texture Class sizes are small [...]

Behind the Scenes- Art Portfolio Photoshoot & Secrets for getting good shots

Behind the Scenes- Art Portfolio Photoshoot & Secrets for getting good shots

“The quality of documentation affects perceived quality your work.”  - Parsons Professor Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo Once you’ve put all the hard work in to finishing your portfolio- You'll need pay attention to the quality of the photos you take of the Artwork    Behind the Scenes- Art Portfolio Photoshoot 2017 at Ashcan Studio  Have them [...]

Portfolio Reviews & Workshop with Young Arts!

Portfolio Reviews & Workshop with Young Arts!

  Are you a 15-18 year old visual artist? Apply to YoungArts' national arts competition. Applications are open until October 13, 2017 START AN APPLICATION VISUAL ARTS Visual Arts includes a broad range of fine art including multi-media and performance art. The strongest portfolios convey the artist’s ability to develop and materialize ideas while demonstrating [...]

Need Help?

Need Help?

At Ashcan we can help you prepare for the RISD Assignment The Assignment Choose one of the following three prompt options and create two responses using any medium you prefer (no restrictions). We consider this assignment to be as much about process as presentation and encourage you to consider your submissions as exercises in experimental [...]

SAIC BFA Majors

SAIC BFA Majors

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Undergrad Programs Students may choose an interdisciplinary or concentrated course of study within the following studio departments: Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects Art and Technology Studies Ceramics Fashion Design Fiber and Material Studies Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Painting and Drawing Performance Photography Printmedia Sculpture [...]