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 [...]
Be Sure your Art Portfolio Stands Out
Enroll in Ashcans Pre-College Drawing Class and your talent in the Visual Arts will skyrocket Portfolio Prep Classes Monday through Saturday 11-3 & 4-8 Learn how to: Boost your authentic creative voice so your art portfolio really stands out Drawing media you’ll use includes: Pencil, color pencil, pen/brush and ink, charcoal, pastel, collage and 3-D [...]
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 [...]
At Ashcan…You Can….
You can learn Basic Color Theory at Ashcan this Summer Classes each day Monday through Saturday REGISTER TODAY REGISTER TODAY
NEW 12 Week PROGRAMS AT ASHCAN
12 week basic Drawing - This course is designed for art beginners, mainly focused on fundamental descriptive drawing concepts and techniques in various media, including pen, pencil, ink, graphite, and charcoal. Students will learn how to render line and value, perspective, and other basic techniques and concepts. 12 Week Basic Painting - With a [...]
Apply to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), BFA
Deadlines: Fall 2017 Final Merit Scholarship (Freshmen) January 15, 2017 Final Merit Scholarship(Transfer) March 15, 2017 Spring 2017Final Merit Scholarship December 15, 2016 Application Requirements Application: Please answer all application questions accurately and completely via the Online Transfer Application or Freshmen: Common App Portfolio: SAIC only accepts electronic portfolios uploaded through SlideRoom. Your portfolio should consist of 10–15 pieces of [...]
Apply to Pratt
Deadlines and application checklist FALL Freshman Deadlines Early Action Deadline (non-binding): November 1. Regular decision deadline: January 5. Early action decisions are mailed by end-December. Regular decision decision packets are mailed by April 1. Transfers: Application deadline: February 1. Decisions for transfers are mailed as they are completed beginning March 1. Associate's degree applicants Priority deadline: [...]
Art School College Essay Tips!
College essay requirements vary, but basically they want to know why you make the work that you do, what your educational and careers goals are, and why you’re interested in their school. Just like with your artwork, it is really important to be yourself in your essay, and to be detail and craft driven. I [...]
Get Ready for Art School HOME TESTS!
HOME TESTS for BFA Admissions PARSONS PARSONS HOME TEST “THE PARSONS CHALLENGE” PARSONS CHALLENGE INSTRUCTIONS All BFA, BBA, BS, and BA/BFA program applicants must complete the Parsons Challenge and submit it to the Admission Committee. Submissions for the Parsons Challenge are accepted through SlideRoom only. The Challenge: Explore something usually overlooked within your daily environment. Choose one object, location, or [...]
Shekinah Guab PS Art Award
Congratulations! to Shekinah Guab, Scholastic ASAP, Ashcan Studio scholarship recipient 2014 and Scholastic Gold Key recipient. She entered "I am a Paradox" to PS Art, through the NYC Department of Education, and was chosen for the PS ART exhibition on view June 10 until October 17.