We hope that this collection of student Animated film excerpts, inspire YOU to try to make an Animated film for your art portfolio!
See how students used gummy bears, a pile of notebooks, a sponge - balloons- to make really outstanding Still Life's for their Art Portfolios for Art School.
Ross studied at Ashcan Studio to work on his Art Portfolio to apply to the Cartooning & Illustration program at The School of Visual Arts & here he talks the process of making an Outstanding Art Portfolio to get in to one of the countries Top Art Schools
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?
#portfoliotip Admissions counselors love to see your creative process, in some cases in your portfolio, it’s good to add sketches and images of the steps it took to get to the final piece you can find other portfolio tips on our instagram page @ashcanstudio
THE PARSONS CHALLENGE - Part of the application requirements for Parsons is the Parsons Challenge- where you have to create a new visual work inspired by the theme within a piece submitted in your portfolio. One Ashcan student made this work for the Parsons Challenge she titled “The Room”, a sculptural installation that she lit [...]
Landscape and Still Life paintings or drawings are important to have in your art portfolio, but they don't have to be straight forward. You can show your originality and your own style and interests like here- where she's using a consistent color palette throughout her portfolio, and adding elements that are surreal/abstracted, also consistent with the [...]