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 [...]
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Self Portraits can be fun!
Do you want to make conceptual work for your portfolio?
There are standard things that art school admissions counselors want to see in your art portfolio, like a self portrait, landscape, a still life- but if you want to- you can and should include conceptual work as well. Like this work in progress- conceptual work pushes the boundaries of what art should be, it’s where you let go [...]
Art Portfolio ADVICE from the EXPERTS
You’ll never guess what Pratts #1 most important tip for your Art Portfolio is…
ACCEPTED! EUNICE’S PORTFOLIO GOT HER INTO the TOP ART COLLEGES!
End this Summer BEAMING about your artwork
ASHCAN SUMMER PROGRAM 2018 Portfolio Preparation Develop a unique body of work to apply to the school of your dreams. Challenge yourself this summer to feel confident about your art & apply to art programs knowing you'll get that letter in the mail: "Congratulations! You've been accepted to... " Fine Arts & Design Program This [...]
Top 100 schools for Art, 2017
You'll need a good portfolio to get into any of these top schools 1 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI 2 Cooper Union New York, NY 3 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Ashcan student work 4 Washington University in St. Louis Saint Louis, MO 5 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 6 Brown University Providence, RI 7 California Institute [...]
PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM – Fashion Illustration
Fashion Illustration TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS 10-2 & 3-7 REGISTER TODAY The Fashion Illustration course begins with instruction on how to draw the standard fashion figure, which will be used as a base for a series fashion sketches and illustrations. As students develop their drawing skills, they investigate historical and contemporary fashion and use it [...]
PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM – Drawing
Drawing Classes each day Monday through Saturday 10-2 & 3-7 REGISTER TODAY Drawing Students begin this class by practicing fundamental rendering techniques, then move on to developing strategies to combine diverse media, modes of representation and elements of design to express individual content. Research and invention are encouraged. The curriculum culminates in the completion of [...]