Pastels are versatile and allow you to utilize a variety of techniques and create many different effects. Pastel drawings can be done quickly and all you need is paper, pastels and your fingers!
When you are choosing the 12-20 pieces to use for your Art Portfolio the order that you present your work matters a lot. Think of it like a narrative, a book about who you are. The work you choose and the flow from one piece to the next needs to be given a lot of thought. A good rule is to open with your best work, and then the second best, and end with your 3rd and 4th strongest works
There are many great B.Arch (bachelors in Architecture) programs, and you want to choose one that is focused both on the discipline of architecture, regarding its history, theory, and techniques, as well as on the profession of architecture itself, in terms of building technology, innovations in design and construction, and professional practice. If you've decided to apply to a competitive B.Arch Programs you will need a competitive Art Portfolio to apply.
In this video we took a few pieces from an Ashcan Studio student, Angelo’s art portfolio to inspire you as you’re making your own art portfolio. Angelo who was accepted into the Illustration programs at the top art schools Pratt Institute, The School of Visual Arts and The Rhode Island School of Design.