Getting In!: The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Outstanding Portfolio, Earning Scholarships and Securing Your Spot at Art School

Getting In!: The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Outstanding Portfolio, Earning Scholarships and Securing Your Spot at Art School

by Nancy Crawford

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Overview

The definitive guide to creating with passion, getting accepted to art school, earning scholarships and thriving as an artist. Drawing on more than twenty-five years of experience preparing students for art school, Crawford shares her strategies for success in Getting In!, a process that her students describe as life-changing. Getting In! provides a clear framework outlining how to become the ideal art school candidate, create with passion, and enjoy the process. Getting In! provides a step-by-step program for clearly outlining artistic and creative goals. It identifies ten key ingredients of a successful art school application, reviews ten strategies for maximizing vitality and creativity, explores the powerful stages of the creative process, and introduces a myriad of ways to create a unique and exceptional portfolio worthy of scholarship, along with several other essential components that contribute to success as an artist at post-secondary school and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630473334
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 04/14/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,180,422
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Nancy Crawford, MEd, is one of North America’s leaders on the topics of creative and artistic development along with strategies for success at post-secondary school and beyond. With more than twenty-five years of experience as an art educator, Nancy has helped hundreds of students fulfill their dreams of getting into the post-secondary institutions of their choice. Her students have gone on to study at some of the most prestigious art schools in the world, collectively earning millions of dollars in scholarship offers, and thriving as successful artists and designers.

Table of Contents

Part 1
Chapter 1 Purpose and Passion
Chapter 2 Personality
Chapter 3 Preparations
Chapter 4 Plan
Chapter 5 Personal Self Care
Part 2
Chapter 6 Portfolio
Chapter 7 Portfolio
Chapter 8 Practise, Practise, Practise
Chapter 9 Procrastination Busters
Part 3
Chapter 10 Presentation
Chapter 11 Payment
Chapter 12 Perseverance
Final Thoughts

Acknowledgments
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
About the Author

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