The Fundamentals of Figure Drawings for Your Art Portfolio

The Fundamentals of Figure Drawings for Your Art Portfolio

This article is a guest post from Kenzo Fry of lovelifedrawing. If you are an art student applying for fine art, fashion design, illustration or animation then having figure drawing in your entrance art portfolio are a must. In some fields showing a near mastery is essential to gaining acceptance particularly in animation and entertainment…

Why Betty Edward’s “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” Is an Essential Read for All Art Students

Why Betty Edward’s “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” Is an Essential Read for All Art Students

We all have brains that operate the same way and we all can fall prey to the same traps of stores knowledge interfering with our perception. Understanding and mastering how our brain works are what separates the mediocre from the fantastically skilled artists. To unlock your potential of becoming a great artist, a great place…

What’s the One Drawing Skill Even the Best Art Students are Weak In

What’s the One Drawing Skill Even the Best Art Students are Weak In?

The best arts colleges attract the cream of the crop talented students. Only the most skilled and high potential students are accepted. But even within that group of gifted students there persists a sloppy habit in drawing practices that limits their results. Do you know if you have this bad habit? And further to my…

Do You Have ALL the Drawing Skills You Need To Succeed In Arts College

Do You Have ALL the Drawing Skills You Need To Succeed In Arts College?

Congratulations – you have been accepted by an art program! The fact that you got in shows that you have the talent to realize your potential of becoming a truly great artist in college. However, the question remains – do you have ALL the drawing skills you need to succeed? If not… You MUST Learn How…

Get Help in Making a Portfolio by Taking These Online Art Courses!

Get Help in Making a Portfolio by Taking These Online Art Courses!

Making a portfolio is the crucial part of getting into a college art program because it will be presented to professors during your college interview. Through your compiled artworks, you not only show off your design skills, but also give professors a glimpse of your creative process. The latter determines your potential to become a…

No Nude Models No Worries Alternative Life-Drawing Resources for Art Students

No Nude Models? No Worries! 6 Alternative Life-Drawing Resources for Art Students

Strong life drawing skills are an important component in an entry portfolio, particularly in programs such as animation, illustration and fine art. The challenge in developing your skills is the absence of live figure models – it is simply difficult to find models or persuade people you know to pose nude for you. Luckily for…

5 Tips on Creating a Bad Portfolio

5 Tips on Creating a Bad Portfolio

Making mistakes is part of the growing pains of becoming an artist. However, you cannot risk mistakes on a portfolio to be submitted for review to the school of your choice. The only way to combat blunders in your art portfolio is to know how to avoid them. The more you know about best practices,…

How to Prepare for an Art College Interview

How to Prepare for an Art College Interview

Preparing for an art college interview can be nerve-wracking. Aside from your portfolio, the interview determines whether or not the arts program you applied for will accept you. One false move can make or break your dreams of becoming a professional in your field of the fine or applied arts.. The last thing you’d want…