10 Best Art Portfolios by Animation Students

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10 Best Art Portfolios by Animation Students

Getting into an animation program in college is your gateway to becoming a professional animator and turning your dreams into reality. However, you will need to show a portfolio that showcases your aptitude to study animation. In this post, we’ve featured the best portfolios made by current and former animation students to show you to quality of pieces that you should create for your portfolio in order to get into college.

The magic of animation resonates from the cartoon shows we watched when we were kids to the cinematic effects we see on the big screen. Animation creates a suspension of disbelief by playing with our imaginations. Through animation, viewers see the world through rose-colored spectacles, with a sense of hope and wonder.

This is perhaps one of the many reasons why creative high school seniors aspire to become a professional animator in the future.

To become an animator, however, you will need to learn how to create great animation works to be included in your art portfolio for college. From there, you will learn the latest techniques and tools used to create even greater animation to help you build a career out of those skills.

To help you pave the way in creating an animation portfolio for your college application soon, below are awesome sample artworks made by former and current animation students.

Disclaimer: All the images featured below are not owned by PortPrep and are taken from Behance. To find out which pages the images were taken and who made them, click on the respective images below.
Moonwalk by Edgar Paniagua

Moonwalk by Edgar Paniagua

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (Character Designs) by Audrey Benjaminsen

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (Character Designs) by Audrey Benjaminsen

HEALTHCARE ANIMATION by James Gilleard

HEALTHCARE ANIMATION by James Gilleard

Comicon Challenge 2014 Domu's Cho by Patrick Evrard

Comicon Challenge 2014 Domu’s Cho by Patrick Evrard

Sur la côte d’azur by Le Cube and Andrea Devia Nuño

Sur la côte d’azur by Le Cube and Andrea Devia Nuño

Fox Life Spring Season! by Plenty

Fox Life Spring Season! by Plenty

What makes you happy? by Francesca Cattaneo

What makes you happy? by Francesca Cattaneo

Lady of the sword by Ariel Belinco and Eran Hilleli

Lady of the sword by Ariel Belinco and Eran Hilleli

Bionic Cowboys by Ido Yehimovitz

Bionic Cowboys by Ido Yehimovitz

Pixelomics by Dusan Cezek

Pixelomics by Dusan Cezek

If you want to create awesome works like the ones featured above from animation students, then take cue from Mike L. Murphy, a Hollywood animator who worked on critically acclaimed films like Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Iron Man 2, and more. In the video below, “The Admission Insider” Karen Kesteloot interviews Mr. Murphy as he discusses his experiences as an animation student in college, developing his art portfolio, and being a successful professional animator.

Make the most out of your opportunity to get into animation school in college and make your dreams come true by getting Karen’s coaching services. She will improve your artistic skills and help you create an art portfolio for college acceptance!

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