Do you want to make conceptual work for your portfolio?

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 [...]

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!

End this Summer BEAMING about your artwork

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

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 [...]