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    What Makes a Good Art Instructor?

    What Makes a Good Art Instructor?
    This article was originally published on FineArtTips.com. Gary Holland began his studies alone, learning by copying famous artist’s paintings. Later he would study with such instructors as Daniel Green, Ramon Kelley and Zhang Wen Xin. His recent work includes paintings that reflect the life and culture of the world’s poorest children. Combining art with compassion, Gary Holland founded the For the ...
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    Art Students: Portfolio Show Dos & Don'ts

    Art Students: Portfolio Show Dos & Don'ts
    The last semester of your senior year in design school is pretty tough. It's even tougher when your years of class taking and projects have a chance to become a piece in your portfolio. Pieces that together, will hopefully allow you to standout from the competition and get your perfect graphic design job straight after graduation. [widget:lead_gen] What's the name of ...
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    Will I Use My Art Education in the Real World?

    Will I Use My Art Education in the Real World?
    Taking what we learned in class to the real world. Oh I've been in your shoes. Getting class before you're late for the critique on those 20+ thumbnails you spent hours and hours doing the night before, er even morning of. Lugging around a stuffed binder of papers organized according to each deadline you've suffered through: highlighted internet research, thumbnails, rough ...
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    Is Film School Right for You?

    Is Film School Right for You?
    Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola all had something in common besides a gift for storytelling and a distinctive cinematic vision: they all attended film school. While aspiring filmmakers can learn a lot just by watching the films of these men, they can learn even more about the business and various elements they’ll need to be successful in film ...
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    How Students Can Prepare for an Art Career

    How Students Can Prepare for an Art Career
    Interview with Chrissy Garrett of SCAD Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) is a leading art school located in Savannah, Georgia with campuses in Atlanta, Hong Kong and southern France. With over 9,000 students enrolled, they offer majors in many fields of art and design along with innovative learning experiences. Chrissy Garrett is a Career Development Specialist there, whose background ...
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    Choosing an Art School? 5 Questions to Ask Before You Pick

    Choosing an Art School? 5 Questions to Ask Before You Pick
    Looking for an art school that's a perfect fit for you? Narrowing down all the possibilities can be daunting. There are so many factors to consider, so many questions to be answered. We’re here to help. We’ve consolidated all your questions into five key factors to consider when picking an art school. Follow these guidelines and you're sure to find the ...
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    5 Ways to Screw Up Your Art School Application

    5 Ways to Screw Up Your Art School Application
    So you want to go to art school? Getting an art degree can successfully turn your passion for art into a career. Not only do you get a well-rounded education and an opportunity to hone your artistic abilities, but an art degree stands out on your resume and boosts your chances of getting hired. So how do you get your foot ...
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    Get Your Art Degree While Working Full-Time

    Get Your Art Degree While Working Full-Time
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with reports, meetings and other assorted ...
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    How to Get Into Art School

    How to Get Into Art School
    Getting an art degree will give the right skills and abilities to make a living out of what you love, as well as help you meet people and mentors who share your passion. For students seeking a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Visual Arts, it’s more than just artistic talent that will get you accepted into your dream art school. Successful ...
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    Grad School Rant

    Grad School Rant
    It’s grad school application time, and so I’m watching my current and former students one by one go up, apply to their fave schools, get rejected by one and accepted by another, over and over. It’s an excruciating thing to watch even in a year when applications aren’t through the roof, as they are this year. Most years I know maybe ...
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    Choosing a Graphic Design School

    Choosing a Graphic Design School
    What should you consider when choosing a graphic design school? What degree you want? A degree in graphic design, or an art degree that offers a specialization or concentration in graphic design? What's the difference? It all depends on where your interests are founded, and where you want to take your graphic design career. If you are more interested in the ...
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    Five Points Illustrators Must Know for Art School

    Five Points Illustrators Must Know for Art School
    *1. Formal education is necessary.* Most people might think that art can be easily self-taught, and that any good hobbyist has a good shot at becoming a successful illustrator. The truth is, learning to draw and paint is one of the most challenging and frustrating tasks a person can take on, and having experienced instructors can ease and speed-up the process ...
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