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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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[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…

Here's a Great New Year's Resolution Suggestion for Art Students

Here’s a Great New Year’s Resolution Suggestion to Art Students

Before we begin, we would like to greet everybody a HAPPY NEW YEAR! While 2013 was a blast, 2014 gives you an opportunity to have an even brighter and better year! This is especially true for high school seniors who are looking to get into the best art and design programs in college. One thing that seniors…

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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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).

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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…

The Ultimate Tip List to Building Your Art Portfolio

The Ultimate Tip List to Building Your Art Portfolio: 42 Tips

How you build and present your art portfolio is crucial in getting you into arts college. It all depends on how you treat the different factors that need consideration in your portfolio. Once you have answered all of them, expect to have a greater chance of getting accepted in your art or design program of…

How to Manage Your Time as an Art Student

How to Manage Your Time as an Art Student

Getting into college requires you to learn how to manage your time. You won’t survive studying art or design if you do not have a time management plan in place. Having one will allow you to schedule your time more appropriately to tasks that need your immediate attention. By following your plan , you can…