In this video we asked some Ashcan Studio Portfolio Prep students, who've successfully applied to the top art schools in the country.
Their beliefs, the steps they took and how they stayed on track to success.
Observational interior pieces, which are drawings, illustrations or sculptures created from real-life places, are considered by many schools to be one of the most important works to include in your art portfolio.
The landscapes you make should express a mood, a narrative, a social statement, or anything you’d like for your artwork to communicate. In this video we chose some Ashcan Studio student work from our Portfolio Prep Program where they depict wide open natural spaces, and sometimes architectural features in perspective in a variety of ways with a variety of mediums.
In this video we’ve chosen some student work from our Portfolio Prep Programs where you can see the sketch and then the finished portfolio piece- plus some great advice on how to get started on Your Art Portfolio!
If you’re applying for a competitive Fashion Design program like the ones offered at Pratt, Parsons, Cornell, OTIS and Central St Martins 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.
Give yourself the gift of a dedicated daily art practice, that will allow you to spend time on your artwork and your portfolio, and give it the attention necessary to develop to its highest quality.
In this video we've shown you some examples of accepted student Art Portfolio work where they've used Food as Inspiration.
During Ashcan’s Pre-college Art Portfolio programs we hold Food Workshops, where students are given all different kinds of foods like vegetables, meat, fish and fruit to use in their artwork. Here's some examples of student work from the Food Workshops
We've put together a film where we've outlined three mistakes we've seen over and over in student portfolios and what you can do to fix them.
In this video we chose 15 Self Portraits to help inspire you while you’re working on your art portfolio. Each student was accepted in to at least one of the top art programs, usually all, and most with scholarships!