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…

character design

Tips for Character Design

Almost everyone can recall a memorable cartoon character, but did you ever ask yourself how these characters come to life? Extensive research and a lot of love goes into creating recognizable, likable, and iconic characters.   Pick a Theme     Starting a new character design can feel like staring at a blank canvas. It…

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More tips on Fine arts Portfolio

  Apart from securing your acceptance, an especially strong portfolio may earn you a scholarship. Portfolio requirements vary from school to school. Some schools ask students to attend a portfolio review day with a hard (physical) copy of their portfolio, while others require students submit a soft (digital) copy. Take time to check out the…

photography portfolio

How to put together your photography portfolio

  A photography portfolio can sometimes be termed as an art portfolio as it depicts the art of photography. For students applying for design or art programs, a portfolio is a critical aspect as it can dictate whether a student gets the chance or misses the chance.  The important thing to keep in mind when…

Landscape Architecture Portfolio

Tips on Landscape Architecture Portfolio

  An architecture portfolio comes in handy when looking for a job. In most cases, this is what determines who gets the job and who continues on the job seeking track. It is therefore important to make sure that the portfolio you develop wins your prospective employer’s respect and will get you the chance you…

architectural program

Application to Architecture Programs Portfolio Tips

  Remember: You are a designer and problem solver not an artist. Drawing well matters but ideas matter more! How to Find A Highly Ranked Accredited Architecture Program Architecture continues to be among the most popular art and design degrees among students and their parents. It’s exciting field that promises employment at great salary amounts…

architecture program

How to Find A Highly Ranked Accredited Architecture Program

  Architecture continues to be among the most popular art and design degrees among students and their parents. It’s exciting field that promises employment at great salary amounts that can bring your opportunities around the world. The profession is well organized and has an established hierarchy. Attending a highly ranked university with a full spectrum…

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BA Acceptance or Tips for Success as an Architecture Student  by Albert L.H. Lee

About the Author: Albert L.H. Lee is currently a Tyndale University College and Seminary Masters of Divinity student on leave from the program due to financial reasons.  He has a Bachelor’s of Technology, Architectural Science degree from Ryerson University and a Bachelor’s of Environmental Design Studies degree from Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Architecture. He has…