Do you want to make conceptual work for your portfolio?

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…..

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

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 [...]

Future Product Designers!

Future Product Designers!

Future Product Designers start at Ashcan "Wait Sloth" interactive bedtime story cards.  Ashcan Studio student Product Design for their art school art portfolio. At Ashcan You Can prepare your Art Portfolio to apply to art school for ANY BFA or MFA Design program, including Product Design. Register Today classes year round Monday through Saturday 11-3 & [...]