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.…

How to Do Perspective Drawing

How to Do Perspective Drawing the Right Way: 6 Resources

Perspective drawing is an illustration technique to show dimension on a flat surface. This drawing skill makes use of a ruler to determine the vanishing point to help you measure the correct proportions of the elements on paper. In order to learn how to do perspective drawing the right way, below are online resources that delvers into greater detail…

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…

drawing tutorials

Must-See Drawing Tutorials to Help You Make an Art Portfolio

The quality of your art portfolio determines whether or not you will get into arts college. Any flaw found by college professors in your portfolio can ruin your application. However, if you watch the drawing tutorials made by Karen Kesteloot featured below, you will not only improve your drawing techniques, but also increase your chances of getting into your choice of art or design program in college!

Social Media

Follow PortPrep on Social Media!

In 2012, PortPrep started out as a small website to help out high school seniors with their art portfolios for college. Over the course of two year, “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep owner Karen Kesteloot has broadened her online reach by creating different social media accounts to seek out students looking to improve the pieces in…

The Skinny on One Point Perspective

The Skinny on One Point Perspective Drawing

One point perspective drawing can get tricky because it takes the correct measurements to make an accurate representation of an image from a perspective. This tutorial post aims to provide videos from other Youtube users on how to draw one point perspectives the right way.

Admission Insider's Review of National Portfolio Day 2013 at OCAD U

Admission Insider’s Review of National Portfolio Day 2013 at OCAD U

This past November 9, 2013, OCAD U held its National Portfolio Day, where aspiring students can get their art portfolios reviewed for free by professors from different colleges. On the same day, Admission Insider, a.k.a. Karen Kesteloot, was present near the event to host her own FREE portfolio review at Karine’s Vegan Restaurant. The day…

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