You’ll never guess what Pratts #1 most important tip for your Art Portfolio is…

You’ll never guess what Pratts #1 most important tip for your Art Portfolio is…

Nothing shines through like loving what you do. So while there are certain things you need for a complete portfolio like still lifes, portraits , self portraits... you can make them much more appeaing to Pratt admissions if it looks like you enjoyed making it!

The SECRET to our 100% SUCCESS RATE……

The SECRET to our 100% SUCCESS RATE……

Our Secret to 100% ACCEPTANCE (into one or more of your top schools) is that we make sure our students follow these rules: Use conventional  materials in innovative ways Use unconventional  materials in innovative ways Be Yourself Have Fun! Know that you are a uniquely creative and talented student who will be very successful (if [...]

Dreams do come true… Architecture BFA ACCEPTED!

Dreams do  come true… Architecture BFA ACCEPTED!

Thomas's Portfolio got him into Cornell University AND Cooper Union! Because he committed to making a a cohesive series of artworks using conventional and unconventional material in innovative ways. This is important because your portfolio of artwork is evidence of your artistic skills and concepts. A good portfolio is an indication to schools admissions counselors [...]

Learn Graphic Design this Summer

Learn Graphic Design this Summer

Graphic Design SUMMER PROGRAM What you'll learn in this art class: Join the Ranks of Ashcan graduates attending the Top Art Schools with Ashcan's highly effective Pre- College Graphic Design Summer Program   8 Week program starting 6/25 Mondays 10-2 & 3-7 Tuesdays 10-2 and Wednesdays 10-2 & 3-7 You will learn Design Communication processes including: [...]

Let your Talent in Visual Arts Skyrocket

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 [...]