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Portfolio Tip # 9: How to Remain Creative and Avoid Wasting Your Talents

  In the previous tip #8 we shared some advice on how to pull yourself out of the habit of wasting your time and talents and how to avoid having problems in your life. Here is a review of the steps followed by more detailed advice.Keep yourself in feeling in a positive mood and 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 #6: Avoiding Procrastination on Your Art Portfolio;

Don’t Waste Your Talents! How to Remain in the Creative State of Mind Avoid being in a state of waste (failure to use something wisely, destroy or ruin, not take advantage of an opportunity) Avoid substituting with something less than what you ideally want in all things that you do and as much as possible…

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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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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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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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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…