The Ultimate Art Portfolio Cheat Sheet for College Students

Being an art college student is a decision that the only inspired and dedicated individuals can take. Not all can find the passion and strength to take this course, so others choose a different way and path for their career. But if you are one of those who brave this journey, then you need to…

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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.

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How to Paint Using Different Watercolor Techniques

Watercolor scares off artists because, aside from the technical difficulties of using pigments, it takes advanced skills to create beautiful paintings that you’ll include in your art portfolio. However, knowing the basic watercolor techniques as featured in this post will give you ideas on the skills you need to work and practice on!

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.

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[Tutorial Tuesday] How to Draw Animals with @KarenKesteloot

Learning how to draw animals is highly dependent on the kind of animal you wish to draw. However, here are important guidelines you need to follow when drawing any kind of animal: Draw series of overlapping ovals. Start with the largest parts of the animal’s body and work your way down to the smallest. The outside contour…

Entertainment Design Program A Quick Look

Entertainment Design Program: A Quick Look

Do you marvel at the breathtaking CGI background animation in film? Are you interested in how theme parks, museums, and other public spaces are designed? Do you feel creative enough to take up a job in the future doing these. If so, you might want to enroll to an Entertainment Design Program.

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Life as an Entertainment Designer: An Interview with Sasha Bailyn of

Entertainment Design is a specific study that deals with the creation of compelling visual experience through public spaces and the entertainment industry. Example of these are theme parks, film, television firms, commercials, and video games. In this post, we will talk to one of the people involved in the entertainment design industry. Sasha Bailyn, Founder and…

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Karen’s Still Life Drawing Tips for Your Art Portfolio [FREE Tutorial Video]

Through the years, Karen Kesteloot has helped countless students get into the art or design program of their choice by improving their art portfolios. Her coaching services are aimed to prepare the portfolios of students for submission to the best colleges. As of writing, she has a 100% acceptance rate – all of the students she…