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…

Is Your Art Portfolio A Turkey?

Is Your Art Portfolio A Turkey?

This is the time of the year when Canadians give thanks to their forefathers. While looking for the Northwest passage to the Orient from his 1578 voyage, English explorer Martin Frobisher encountered a piece of land that soon to become known as Canada. Since becoming a national holiday in 1879, Thanksgiving Day in Canada is celebrated…

Do You Really Know How To Make An Art Portfolio For College

Do You Really Know How To Make A College Art Portfolio?

For college applicants, your art portfolio bears the most weight when your application is screened by college professors. Therefore, you must ensure that you follow the best practices on how to present the artworks in your portfolio if you’re serious in becoming an art student.

If you feel confident about your knowledge on how to make an art portfolio that will get you accepted into college, then we’d like to challenge you by trying out our quiz!


The Drawn To Success Portfolio Building Bootcamp has Come and Gone…So How Did It Go?

The Drawn to Success Portfolio Building Bootcamp was a summer program hatched by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep’s very own Karen Kesteloot and Guelph animator Garth Laidlaw. The idea behind the program was to help high school senior learn about the different skills and techniques necessary to be included in your art portfolio to increase your…

Yukon Order of Pioneers, Discovery Day, August 17, 1913.

Discover Your Golden Artistic Skills Today!

Today marks the discovery of both Newfoundland in 1497 by John Cabot and gold that paved way for the Klondike Gold Rush in 1896. Discovery Day is celebrated in Yukon and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, but we’d also want to celebrate it our own way by asking you these questions: Are you a high school student with a…

9 Awesome Resources on How to Get into Art College

9 Awesome Resources on How to Get into Art College

Just like in life, there is no secret on how to get into art college. In fact, the real answers to that question are hard work, determination to succeed, and passion in the arts. You will have to spend countless hours and sleepless nights in perfecting your skills and creating artworks to submit as part of your college application.…

7 Highly Effective Ways to Generate Ideas for Your College Art Portfolio

6 Highly Effective Ways to Generate College Art Portfolio Ideas

One of the biggest obstacles in making an art portfolio for college is generating ideas for your artworks. Not just ideas, mind you, but unique and fresh ideas that let college professors know who you are as an artist. While skill is just as important in your art portfolio (after all, how would you be able…

Art Portfolios That Will Get You Into College

Art Portfolios that Get Accepted in College

Creating an art portfolio for college is one thing. Creating an art portfolio that will get you into college, however, is another. Your four years in high school is meant to build you a future once you graduate on your senior year. And if your aim upon graduating from high school is to become a college…