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8 College Interview Tips For Introverts

Got interviews for college admissions coming up? The good news is that you have made it this far. The less exciting news, however, if you are quite the introvert, is that you will have the spotlight focused directly on you.   To avoid looking like a deer caught in the headlights, you can take advantage…

Building A Portfolio

Want To Know Four Secrets On Building A Portfolio?

  If you want to prove yourself professionally, it is important to show and tell. Research indicates that using visual aids makes you more likely to convince people of your credibility. That is why having a portfolio is so important. Whether you are trying to make yourself more visible on the web, enhance your personal…

ART PORTFOLIO PLANNING

Portfolio Planning for College

  In addition to meeting academic requirements, students are often required to produce an art portfolio and are sometimes asked to attend portfolio assessment days.  If a portfolio is required, treat this as the most important component of the application.  Here are a few tips to help you prepare! Look at recently accepted art portfolios…

keep portfolio fresh

Tips for Keeping your Art Portfolio Fresh

  Art progresses as the world around us changes. Emerging social trends, innovative technology, and the environment are just some examples of change that influence art. Artists should allow themselves to be inspired by world events. In doing so, your portfolio will continuously evolve. Putting together a portfolio once does not mean it shouldn’t be…

drawing

Tips on observational drawing

Drawing is a basic way of communicating, developing, investigating, and researching ideas. Observational drawing is a central component for most high school and introductory art courses. While there are many different drawing styles, including non-representational drawing which can play an important role in student portfolios, it is also beneficial to exhibit realistic and competent observational…

Art portfolio and design

2 Step Guide to Art portfolio Preparation and Design

  Your art portfolio is one of the most important marketing tools you have as an artist. It demonstrates your artistic abilities to potential employers and clients. For prospective students, submitting a portfolio to an institution is like an audition. A lack of preparation often results in repetitive, disorganized portfolios. A professional portfolio preparation course…

high school art students

Art portfolio- Tips for high school art students

  In addition to meeting the academic requirements for college, most art and design schools ask incoming students to present their art portfolios as part of the application. A portfolio is a collection of artworks, demonstrating how the student has developed skills and ideas over time. Portfolios are often used during the application process to…

Succeed in Art school

How to Succeed in Art school

  Art school offers specialized learning. Students have access to programs that offer unique opportunities and focus on a variety of artistic interests. Most art school classes include rigorous curriculums and uphold high standards. New students may find the pressure of a new and challenging school disheartening, but knowing the right tips and tricks can…