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10 Art Portfolio Misconceptions that Will Change Your Worldview

  When making college submissions, art students tend to overlook some quite important parts of any killer art portfolio. They rely too much on traditional and unsubstantiated beliefs and myths of making an attractive portfolio. What they don’t understand is that by subscribing to these misconceptions, they fall into the trap of failure. Here are…

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Portfolio Tip#4: 4 Reasons to Go to College Open Houses!

  One of the best ways to motivate yourself to work well on your art portfolio for college admissions is to visit the schools you are interested in attending. It’s the season of college Open House Events! Look Up All the College Open Houses that Interest You! Research when all the Open House events are…

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  6 Tiрѕ оn Getting Accepted for a Univеrѕitу Artѕ Prоgrаm

  Applying to аnу art ѕсhооl might at timеѕ sound likе it rеԛuirеѕ a lоt mоrе wоrk thаn аррlуing to a libеrаl arts соllеgе. Yеt аrt schools соmе in a variety оf fоrmѕ — аnd ѕо dо thеir applications. No matter whаt type оf аrt inѕtitutiоn уоu’rе аiming for, аrt school аррliсаtiоnѕ аll ѕhаrе a…

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Portfolio Tip #3: What To Do Next on Your Art Portfolio

Portfolio Tips #3: Staying the Course   So you’ve started working on your portfolio. Great! You’re generating some great ideas and making some progress. Now what? How can you manage to keep that pace going? Being creative all the time is exhausting, especially when you’re trying to balance being creative with the rest of your…

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Portfolio Tip #2: What To Do Next on Your Art Portfolio

Portfolio Tips #2: Dealing with Artist’s Block   Anyone who works in a creative field or makes art for fun knows the feeling of suddenly being stuck and having no motivation or ideas to move forward with. You lose steam, and when you’re working on a large, demanding project like a portfolio that can cause…

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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…

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YORK/SHERIDAN VS OCADU PAST QUESTIONS

Is York/Sheridan or OCADU more respected in the design industry? Which is the better program? They both have excellent reputations and excellent instructors. The curriculum is great in both; OCADU has a big name and tends to be a more free and creative environment in which your own creative initiative is needed to get the…

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College Writing Toolbox for A+ Marks

Today’s guest post is by Kenneth Waldman. He is a passionate Freelance Writer and also an Editorial Assistant at NinjaEssays.com. The areas of his interest include the latest education trends and technologies, social media, self-improvement.   One of the most challenging tasks art and design majors will have to complete is putting together their art…