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Avoiding clichés in your art portfolio

Producing completely original work can be a challenging task for art students, especially if your portfolio focuses on a popular theme or subject matter. Admission committees, art instructors, and clients have likely seen numerous art portfolios containing similarly themed work. So how does one create innovative and individual work while avoiding clichés? Consider the following…

Art portfolio and design

2 Step Guide to Art portfolio Preparation and Design

  Your art portfolio is one of the most important marketing tools you have as an artist. It demonstrates your artistic abilities to potential employers and clients. For prospective students, submitting a portfolio to an institution is like an audition. A lack of preparation often results in repetitive, disorganized portfolios. A professional portfolio preparation course…

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Art portfolio- Tips for high school art students

  In addition to meeting the academic requirements for college, most art and design schools ask incoming students to present their art portfolios as part of the application. A portfolio is a collection of artworks, demonstrating how the student has developed skills and ideas over time. Portfolios are often used during the application process to…

Succeed in Art school

How to Succeed in Art school

  Art school offers specialized learning. Students have access to programs that offer unique opportunities and focus on a variety of artistic interests. Most art school classes include rigorous curriculums and uphold high standards. New students may find the pressure of a new and challenging school disheartening, but knowing the right tips and tricks can…

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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…

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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…

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What to include in Art portfolio?

  Portfolio preparation for college admission is not something to be treated in a casual manner. This is the mistake many high school students make. They seem to think this is something they can do a day or a night before. The entire process of portfolio preparation is rigorous and requires plenty of time and…

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Things to do before joining art school

    Applying to join an art school is no different than applying for entry to any other college but still there are certain aspects that you should implement. These aspects are what determine your being accepted in your institution of choice. It would be quite sad to miss the chance to join art school…