Don't Know How to Build an Art Portfolio for College Here's How...

Don’t Know How to Build an Art Portfolio for College? Here’s How…

It’s the start of the school year for high school out there! For seniors, however, it is the beginning of the end. All of their work in school will soon determine their future and whether or not they will get into college. This year, it’s all about finding the course and college that they like and…

Make Better Artworks by Following These Drawing Advice

Make Better Artworks by Following These Drawing Advice

Drawing is an essential skill that students who plan on applying to college must study and master. Even those who mostly use computer to create their works are highly encouraged to learn all there is to learn about drawing. There’s a really simple explanation for this – concepts and principles involved in drawing are universal in art. For…

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.…

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Does Your Art Portfolio for College SUCK? Don’t Press the Panic Button Just Yet

If your’e a high school senior who dreams of becoming an professional artist in the future, then you should be taking your college application to an art program very seriously. By getting into art school, you will undergo intense training on how to refine your art, which will unlock your potential of becoming the artist you deserve to be.…

How to Make Amazing Art 8 Resources

How to Make Amazing Art: 8 Resources

As an artist, you must strive to create an artwork that captures everything about you. Not only should this art showcase your current skills, but it should also feature your potential of becoming an even better artist. If you are not up to the challenge and are merely content with what you’re doing right now,…

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Smart Drawing Means Using Your Brain…But How?

Hard work is valued in society. Going with your work at an aggressive pace is an admirable quality that enables you to achieve your goals. However, the phrase “working hard” is slowly being replaced by “working smart.” Hard work does not lessen the hours spent at your job. In fact, working hard is inefficient because…

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Premium Painting Lessons to Help Boost Your Portfolio

If you’ve already mastered hand-drawing basics, then you should consider taking up painting lessons next. This becomes more important if you’re building an art portfolio for college. It is ideal to showcase how good your hand-drawing techniques are, since it is one of the foundations of a great artwork. However, you can’t just fill up…

How to Become an Animator: Interview with Mike L. Murphy

How to Become an Animator: Interview with Mike L. Murphy

  Artist Spotlight features the best and brightest artists in their respective fields. PortPrep interviews each of them as they discuss their experiences on how they got into the arts, what it was like studying and getting a degree in arts and design, and the important traits necessary in becoming a successful artist. Click here to check out other…