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5 Ways to Draw More Creative Ideas for Your Art Portfolio

When it comes to art schools, creativity and professionalism in expressing your art is given priority to essays and academic background. But to gain an invitation to interviews and acceptance, you must have a killer art portfolio. Such a portfolio must demonstrate your ability to craft fresh and creative works and still present them professionally.…

Alternative Ink Drawing Methods

Alternative Ink Drawing Methods

In art, there’s always more than one way on how to make compelling pieces for your art portfolio! In today’s Tutorial Tuesday, we look at alternative ink drawing methods, which make use of materials aside from the usual pen, pencil, or brush. Learn in this post why you should consider including alternative ink drawings in your portfolio and how you can make your own.

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Art Pinterest Boards to Follow for Inspiration

What art and design program colleges look for from applicants are unique ideas that are communicated well in a portfolio. Students that normally do not get into college are those with derivative artworks and unimaginative ideas in their art portfolio.

In this post, we highlight the best art Pinterest boards we found online to help college applicants come up with good ideas, if not original and groundbreaking ones, for their art portfolio!

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How to Think Like An Architect: Let Your Surroundings Provide the Ideas for You

A hallmark of a professional architect is the ability to create original ideas for their designs. For students of architecture programs, the skill of coming up with designs that are totally unique and different from the rest takes years to develop. However, the late Barry Berkus has helpful advice below to help students get started on how to think like an architect.

5 TED Learning Videos Art Students Must See

5 TED Learning Videos Art Students Must See

To be an art student, you need to have a strong resolve. In this post, we showcase some of the best TED learning videos by compelling artists that will not only inspire you to study art in college, but also empower you to make bold and brazen art once you become a professional.

Creative Valentines Day Art That Will Melt Your Hearts

Creative Valentines Day Art That Will Melt Your Hearts

Expressing your love for someone through art is one of the most romantic things a person can do for his or her beloved. In this post, we showcase how people celebrate the most romantic day of the year with Valentines Day art made by some of the most creative people in the world.

Making an Artistic Impact – The Creative Inspiration Process in Building Your Art Portfolio

Quick – what’s the number one weakness that you have as a student in building your art portfolio? The major downfall of many student portfolios is the lack of original thinking. In an industry filled with creative people, what separates the best from the rest is the former’s ability to stand out amongst their peers.…