Lucia followed her dreams!- She graduated with a degree in Math and then decided that her future was actually in the Arts! Here's a flip- through of Lucia's outstanding Art Portfolio- She will be going to her dream school ART CENTER in the Fall for Character Design.
Ashcan Student Aida P took an observational painting of coral for her art portfolio, and turned into a sculpture and installation inspired by her coral observational painting.
Watch the video to get inspired to make new work for your art portfolio!
We asked a few of our students- who were accepted into their dream schools- questions like -
What's your thought process coming up with ideas?
How do you find inspiration?
Do you ever feel like your works not good enough?
No matter how talented you are, taking Portfolio Preparation classes will put you on a whole different level, giving you a great advantage over other applicants. So not only will you get in to the best programs, like most of our students you'll be on track to being awarded large scholarships.
We're really excited!- We're launching a new You Tube Channel!
Ashcan Studio’s Summer Precollege Program provides middle school, high school and college students with an intensive Visual Arts learning experience. Together, faculty and students prepare for the art school admissions process and the creative development of an outstanding portfolio. Sign up now for NYC's BEST Pre- College Portfolio Prep Program ENROLL NOW Our institution takes [...]
Ashcan Studio Student Work Portfolio Tip: In your portfolio each piece should enhance the work around it, and there should be a clear common thread throughout the portfolio. Whether it’s obvious or subtle, all of the pieces should have a common theme. Ashcan Studio Portfolio Prep Program This Ashcan student made three strong portfolio pieces [...]
One of the reasons that all of our students get into such competitive art programs, is that we encourage exploring a lot of ways to express one idea, and to push that idea more and more until it's an outstanding portfolio piece.
There are Right ways and Wrong ways to make a Self Portrait for your art portfolio.