Portfolio Tip

Portfolio Tip

#portfoliotip Admissions counselors love to see your creative process, in some cases in your portfolio, it’s good to add sketches and images of the steps it took to get to the final piece  you can find other portfolio tips on our instagram page @ashcanstudio

How to Make a Gold Key-Worthy Art Portfolio for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

How to Make a Gold Key-Worthy Art Portfolio for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Ashcan Studio is a Visual Arts Portfolio Preparation school located in NYC. We admit local, national, and international students who have the goal of applying to any program where an Art Portfolio is required for admissions, such as an Arts High School or BFA program. Some students start at Ashcan as beginners with little or [...]

If you think you need a little guidance on your portfolio you’re not alone…..

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. [...]

Success! Acceptance to: Cornell University! + PLUS Art Portfolio Tips

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