There are a lot of different careers in the arts, including Toy Design, Product Design, and Industrial Design. You can major in Toy Design at The Fashion Institute of Technology and OTIS, 3-D Design at The School of Visual Arts, and Industrial Design or Product Design at Pratt Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, Carnegie [...]
If you’re applying for a competitive Fashion Design program like the ones offered at Pratt, Parsons, Cornell, OTIS and Central St Martins you’ll need a great portfolio to get in, and it’s important that you know each school's requirements, because they’re a little different.
The main goal of the Art Portfolio you’ll use to apply to a Graphic Design program, is to communicate with admissions the kind of person you are, your creative thought process, your design sensibility, your knowledge and your perspective as a designer.
In these examples the students challenged the idea, content and structure of the traditional book, using different materials with techniques, they are a fun way to express your ideas and they look great in your art portfolio for art school.
Give yourself the gift of a dedicated daily art practice, that will allow you to spend time on your artwork and your portfolio, and give it the attention necessary to develop to its highest quality.
In this video we've shown you some examples of accepted student Art Portfolio work where they've used Food as Inspiration.
During Ashcan’s Pre-college Art Portfolio programs we hold Food Workshops, where students are given all different kinds of foods like vegetables, meat, fish and fruit to use in their artwork. Here's some examples of student work from the Food Workshops
We've put together a film where we've outlined three mistakes we've seen over and over in student portfolios and what you can do to fix them.
In this video we chose 15 Self Portraits to help inspire you while you’re working on your art portfolio. Each student was accepted in to at least one of the top art programs, usually all, and most with scholarships!
Here are a few examples from Erica's Art Portfolio that got her into four of the top Art programs in the country- RISD, Carnegie Mellon, University of Southern California and Ringling.