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.
Here are some Ashcan Studio student examples where they made a series or paintings drawing, designs or sculptures that were used together as one piece for their accepted Art Portfolios.
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!
In Ashcan's Portfolio Prep Programs, our students are required to make at least on sculpture for their Art Portfolio, ideally several using different materials. This is because it’s important to show admissions that you can use multiple mediums & techniques. Including sculptural work in your Art Portfolio, shows an ability to think creatively and a [...]
In this video we've chosen some portfolio examples from Ashcan Portfolio Prep students who successfully applied to the leading Industrial Design, Product Design & Toy Design programs & a little more about these programs & which one is right for you.
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
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!
Here are a few examples from Erica's Art Portfolio that got her into four of the top Art programs in the country- RISD, Carnegie Mellon, University of Southern California and Ringling.
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