Learn the art of interior design rendering from "The Admission Insider" Karen Kesteloot. Highly recommended viewing for aspiring interior designers.

Interior Design Rendering: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you an aspiring interior designer and want to learn the tricks of the trade? Do you want to boost your chances of getting into an interior design program in college? If your answer to both questions is a resounding “YES,” then you’re in for a treat! “The Admission Insider” Karen Kesteloot recorded a Google Hangouts…

How to Draw a Leaf

The Most Accurate Way of Drawing a Leaf

As an art student, it is inevitable that you will come across drawing a leaf. While a leaf seems pedestrian and doesn’t require a lot of skill to draw, it is still best that you know the correct way of doing this. Oftentimes, art students rely so much on their sight on basis for their…

The Dustless Approach to Using Chalk Pastel

The Dustless Approach to Using Chalk Pastel

Chalk pastel is a great drawing tool due to the vibrant and expressive colors it produces. However, the problem that most beginners have with using pastel is the dust that it leaves on the canvas. This is most evident when using this medium for shading and creating contrast in your drawings. In this video by “The Admission Insider” Karen…

Interior Design Basics

Interior Design Basics to Stake your Life On

This post is part of Tutorial Tuesday, a series hosted by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot. Tutorial Tuesday aims to help students improve the artworks in their college art portfolio by teaching various hand drawing techniques. In today’s version, however, we will be featuring some of the best online resources that we can…

Watercolor Painting Tips

Watercolor Painting Tips

This post is part of Tutorial Tuesday, a series hosted by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot. Tutorial Tuesday aims to help students improve the artworks in their college art portfolio by teaching various hand drawing techniques. Just like any art from, painting with watercolor the right way takes time. You have to learn about the different…

charcoal drawing techniques

Charcoal Drawing Techniques

This post is part of Tutorial Tuesday, a series hosted by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot. Tutorial Tuesday aims to help students improve the artworks in their college art portfolio by teaching various hand drawing techniques. Creating a well-composed charcoal drawing is a skill that you as an artist must learn how to…

How to Find Vanishing Point in One Point Perspective Drawing

How to Find Vanishing Point in One Point Perspective Drawing

This post is part of Tutorial Tuesday, a series hosted by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot. Tutorial Tuesday aims to help students improve the artworks in their college art portfolio by teaching various hand drawing techniques. Determining the location of the vanishing point is important is perspective drawing. This will allow you to…

How to Draw Using Conte | Tutorial Tuesday

How to Draw with Conte

This post is part of Tutorial Tuesday, a series hosted by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot. Tutorial Tuesday aims to help students improve the artworks in their college art portfolio by teaching various hand drawing techniques. Conte are drawing materials originally from France and are made from kaolin clay, natural pigments, and graphite.…