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…

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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…

Portfolio Tip # 8: Having a Hard Time Working on Your Art Portfolio for College Admissions?

  In the previous article you learned how you can sometimes fall into wasteful habits and wind up wasting your talents and dreams for your future. Your career and future rests strongly on this moment of your life. Once you have made the decision to apply to an arts or design program in college or…

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Portfolio Tip # 7: How to Maintain A Creative State of Mind

  What is Creating? Creating can be defined as:  to make, to manufacture, to construct to postulate or bring into beingness. An idea is pure creation!  So to make or create a great portfolio plunge into idea creation! It’s pure life energy! Enjoy it! It is a fundamental part of being human. It’s one of…

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Portfolio Tip #5: 3 Great Ways to Beat Problems with Portfolio Procrastination

  Procrastination is something everyone has to deal with. So how do you avoid that when you’re working around the clock on a massive project like your portfolio? You have to start early for one thing! Starting as soon as you can will take some of the stress off your shoulders as you whittle down…

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PORTPREP Portfolio Tips Series#1: What To Do Next on Your Art Portfolio

Portfolio Tips #1: How to Start Your Art Portfolio for College Admissions: You’ve just taken an exciting step towards your future! You have applied to an arts or design program. It’s an exciting life change! No matter which program you are applying to you will need to make a portfolio. It’s a big undertaking that…

The Ultimate Art Portfolio Cheat Sheet for College Students

Being an art college student is a decision that the only inspired and dedicated individuals can take. Not all can find the passion and strength to take this course, so others choose a different way and path for their career. But if you are one of those who brave this journey, then you need to…

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PortPrep Invades National Portfolio Day!

“The Admission Insider” Karen Kesteloot and co-op students of PortPrep attended the National Portfolio Day at OCADU this past November 8. Their intention: Promote PortPrep’s portfolio coaching services as an effective way aspiring art students can boost their chances of getting their choice of college! Their method: Share cookies, brownies, cupcakes, and coffee to students to those who…