Landscapes & Cityscapes for your Art Portfolio- Accepted Art Portfolio Examples

Landscapes & Cityscapes for your Art Portfolio- Accepted Art Portfolio Examples

The landscapes you make should express a mood, a narrative, a social statement, or anything you’d like for your artwork to communicate. In this video we chose some Ashcan Studio student work from our Portfolio Prep Program where they depict wide open natural spaces, and sometimes architectural features in perspective in a variety of ways with a variety of mediums.

Should you include Sculpture in your Art Portfolio?

Should you include Sculpture in your Art Portfolio?

In Ashcan's Portfolio Prep Programs, our students are required to make at least on sculpture for their Art Portfolio, ideally several using different materials. This is because it’s important to show admissions that you can use multiple mediums & techniques. Including sculptural work in your Art Portfolio, shows an ability to think creatively and a [...]

Considering majoring in Toy Design or Industrial Design? Watch this Video…

Considering majoring in Toy Design or Industrial Design? Watch this Video…

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 [...]

GRAPHIC DESIGN Art Portfolios – Examples from 3 Outstanding Ashcan student portfolios

GRAPHIC DESIGN Art Portfolios – Examples from 3 Outstanding Ashcan student portfolios

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.