Ashcan Student in TOP 10% of ALL Applicants

Ashcan Student in TOP 10% of ALL Applicants

Congratulations to Young K! Young K just got his acceptance letter to CalArts Character Animation program. The acceptance rate for this program is around 8-10% They only accept 40-50 new students a year! Here are some examples from the outstanding portfolio he submitted to CalArts Admissions, that he made in Ashcan Studio's portfolio preparation program. [...]

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 [...]

Let your Talent in Visual Arts Skyrocket

Let your Talent in Visual Arts Skyrocket

Enroll in Ashcans Pre-College Illustration Classes and your talent for creating visual stories will skyrocket Learn to: Tap into your imagination and boost your authentic creative voice in visual storytelling Illustration techniques you’ll use include: Drawing with ink, pen, pencil, watercolor, collage, acrylic and/or 3-D illustration. Learn about: Composition Color Perspective Texture Class sizes are small [...]

Need Help?

Need Help?

At Ashcan we can help you prepare for the RISD Assignment The Assignment Choose one of the following three prompt options and create two responses using any medium you prefer (no restrictions). We consider this assignment to be as much about process as presentation and encourage you to consider your submissions as exercises in experimental [...]

COOPER UNION Undergraduate Degree Programs

COOPER UNION Undergraduate Degree Programs

  Cooper Union Undergraduate Degree Programs Bachelor of Fine Arts Includes studies in drawing, film/video, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Note: a certificate program is also offered in art to matriculated students. Bachelor of Architecture A program that includes five years of design, four years of structures and culminates with a thesis Portfolio [...]