joining art school

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…

portfolio making advice

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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How to Overcome Fear of Failure as an Artist? Just Keep Doing What You Love

Fear paralyzes people on their way to success. For artists, there is this fear of having no buyers for their artworks and struggling to make ends meet. While some would be overwhelmed by the pressure and choose a different profession instead, a true artist embraces the possibility of failure and the other challenges ahead. Because in order to learn how to overcome fear of failure, an artist must accept it as part of the progress towards success.

As Told by Art Teachers College Interview Questions Students Should Prepare For

As Told by Art Teachers: College Interview Questions Students Should Prepare For

Nothing can really prepare you for the college interview questions professors will be throwing your way. Every professor has their set of questions to evaluate whether or not you are eligible for acceptance. Nonentheless, it’s best to at least have an idea about the college interview questions teachers are most likely to ask. PortPrep reached…

From Confidence Comes Acceptance How Karen Kesteloot Help Valery Somerville Get into OCAD U1

From Confidence Comes Acceptance: How Karen Kesteloot Helped Valery Somerville Get into OCAD U

It pays to help students in achieving their dreams. Such is the case with Valery Somerville, a 3rd year Drawing and Painting student at OCAD University (Ontario college of art and design).

The Scariest Thing You Could Do to Your Art Portfolio

The Scariest Thing You Could Do to Your Art Portfolio

Your final year in high school is almost up and you should be looking for a way into an art or design program in college. Aside from getting good grades by developing strong study habits, you need to showcase your creativity by compiling an art portfolio. If you are passionate about art, you should find…

7 Things You Need to Do before Going to a National Portfolio Day

7 Things You Need to Know before Going to a National Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Day is an event held specifically for aspiring designers and visual artists who wish to pursue a professional career in the arts. They will have an opportunity to showcase their sample works to professionals from colleges ascribed by the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD). The event is a chance…

What Allan Beaver Wants from Art Students and Their Portfolios

What Allan Beaver Wants from Art Students and Their Portfolios